Bachelor of Health Science/ Bachelor of Media and Communication

with majors in Psychology and Forensic Science and Professional Writing and Editing – Blended learning – on-campus and digital learning

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

Selected major: Psychology and Forensic Science

Gain specialist knowledge about the application of psychology to aspects of the law, the justice system and forensic science, as well as statistical skills relevant to forensic issues. Complete research projects, specialist units in research design and project units related to forensic psychology. The three-year undergraduate major in psychology is professionally accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council. Graduates who complete this major are eligible to apply for the Bachelor of Psychological Sciences (Honours).

Selected major: Professional Writing and Editing

Gain an understanding of industry laws and regulations, as well as writing and editing skills for novels, non-fiction, creative fiction, scripts, screenwriting, advertising and the web.

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