The Bachelor of Health Science / Bachelor of Media and Communication prepares students for a career in the media, communications and multimedia industries with a focus on promoting health and wellbeing.
Access laboratories and testing facilities equipped with the latest technology – Swinburne is the only university in Australia with MRI and MEG labs on campus.
Explore Australian and international health challenges. Examine the physical, psychological and social aspects of health in a variety of settings.
Gain knowledge about how the media is evolving through an examination of issues such as ownership, control of the media and the impact of new media technologies on society. Develop professional communication skills.
Learn about contemporary issues in health science, such as biomedical testing or health communication, and how to address them. Apply your learning in a professionally focused, multidisciplinary project during your final year of study.
Selected major: Advertising
Gain vital knowledge and skills needed to succeed in the complex and creative world of advertising. Explore effective design and strategy, as well as advertising development, implementation and evaluation. Learn how to design advertisements that not only please clients but achieve the ultimate purpose of reaching the audience in the desired way.
Majors for Bachelor of Health Science:Applied StatisticsBiomedical and Clinical TechnologiesBiomedical ScienceExercise Science Health Across The LifespanHealth CommunicationNeuroscienceNutritionPsychology and Forensic SciencePsychology and Psychophysiology
Majors for Bachelor of Media and Communication:AdvertisingCinema and Screen Studies Creative Writing and LiteratureDigital Advertising TechnologyGames and InteractivityJournalismMedia IndustriesProfessional Writing and EditingPublic RelationsSocial Media
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Whether you’re looking for a semester exchange or a short-term study tour, Swinburne offers a range of international study opportunities for undergraduate and postgraduate students. Sammy Foster (pictured) gained amazing experience along with credit towards her Bachelor of Communications (Media Studies) while on exchange at the University of California, Los Angeles.
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