Bachelor of Health Science/ Bachelor of Media and Communication

with majors in Psychology and Psychophysiology 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.

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.

Selected major: Psychology and Psychophysiology

Gain a broad introduction to a range of relevant studies in psychology, including cognition, developmental psychology, social psychology, personality, design and measurement, psychological measurement and abnormal psychology. Learn about physiological processes relevant to the study of psychology and address neuroanatomy; neurophysiology; physiological responses to sleep, dreaming, memory and cognition; and brain disorders.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: 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.

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