The Bachelor of Health Science (Professional) includes a mandatory 12-month paid professional work placement. You'll benefit from Swinburne’s unique industry partnerships, gain invaluable full-time work experience and earn credit towards your degree.
This course is designed to equip students for careers 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. 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.
Discover a career in counselling, community development, health communication, disability, social welfare or medical research. Graduates may also progress to postgraduate study in physiotherapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy or nursing.
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).
- Semester 1 - 1 March 2021
4 years full-time or equivalent part-time
- 3400210811 (CSP)
- 3400210813 (IFP)
Faculty of Health, Arts and Design
Health sciences at Swinburne
Learn how to improve the wellbeing of communities and groups across Australia through a degree in health sciences at Swinburne.
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