Bachelor of Health Science/ Bachelor of Media and Communication

with majors in Health Promotion and Games and Interactivity – Blended learning – on-campus and digital learning

BB-HSCMCMN Double degree Hawthorn Send me a link to this course

The Bachelor of Health Science/Bachelor of Media and Communication will equip students with a comprehensive set of skills, knowledge and attributes to effectively promote health messages, products and innovations to a wide range of audiences. In this double degree students will develop complementary and cross-disciplinary skills and knowledge hence contributing to their future readiness and innovative abilities in their chosen career.

Selected major: Health Promotion

Harness the power of digital technology to empower people to live their healthiest lives. Graduate into a health promotion job in areas like policy or education.

With lifestyles more sedentary than ever, we must address public health risk and consider the impact of social, cultural, political and economic circumstances on health. This tech-rich, future-focused major can lead to high-demand graduate careers in education/promotion, research, policy, women’s health and community development.


Use social media to communicate health messages, use a gamified platform to develop a pandemic action plan, explore contemporary health industry problems and lead public health campaigns.


Industry experience allows you to network, professionalise your CV and forge your career pathway. Past students have completed lab placements and worked with councils on real community campaigns.

Selected major: Games and Interactivity

Learn about the role of games in contemporary society and how games are developing as a cultural industry. Undertake a range of projects focusing on analog and digital games, and develop practical and creative research and communication skills in a games lab environment. Become equipped with the skills needed to work in the rapidly evolving games industry as well as the broader digital media sector.

Ready to tech on your future? 

Did you know that our degrees have real industry experience built into them so you can face your tech-rich future with confidence? We've put all your application, loan, campus and course info in one place so you can find your way at Swinburne.

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Start dates

Hawthorn campus

  • Semester 1 - 1 March 2021
  • Semester 2 - 2 August 2021

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Duration

4 years full-time or equivalent part-time

Full-time, Part-time

VTAC codes

  • 3400211051 (CSP)
  • 3400211053 (IFP)

Faculty

Faculty of Health, Arts and Design