Bachelor of Health Science/ Bachelor of Media and Communication

with majors in Health Promotion and Media Industries – Blended learning – on-campus and digital learning

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

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: Media Industries

Develop the knowledge and skills needed to understand and prepare for roles in the media environment. Gain experience in making connections with industry.

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.

You'll explore Australian and international health challenges and examine the physical, psychological and social aspects of health in a variety of settings.

You'll also gain knowledge about how the media is evolving through an examination of issues such as diversity, the influence of social networking, data, ownership and privacy, automated media and the digital economy.

Work Integrated Learning is a guaranteed part of all our bachelor degrees. In this double degree, you’ll work on industry-linked projects relevant to your major areas of study. For example, in the Health Sciences Project (HEA30001), you'll work on a project which addresses a current industry challenge. And in units Digital Marketing Project 1 and 2 (DIG30001 and DIG30002) you'll work in teams on a significant digital advertising or marketing project.

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