Our Bachelor of Health Science leads to a wide range of rewarding jobs in the fast-growing health industry — or more specialised postgraduate study.
You’ll have access to cutting-edge, industry-relevant tech in our campus labs; prepping you for a career that relies on it.
You’ll complete core units across multiple fields of health science to explore contemporary challenges and their possible interventions along with a major based on your interest and career aspirations. This could lead to postgraduate studies at Swinburne in physiotherapy, dietetics, occupational therapy or counselling.
All our bachelor degrees include a guaranteed Work Integrated Learning opportunity, which could be a placement, internship or industry-linked project. In this degree, a major component of your studies will be an industry-linked project, which addresses a current industry challenge. You’ll also have the opportunity to apply for a career-focused placement or an internship, allowing you to build a professional network before you graduate.
Tap on any major to see how you can tailor your Bachelor of Heath Science degree and study for a career that champions good health for people from all walks of life.
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.
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- Semester 2 - 2 August 2021
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Faculty of Health, Arts and Design
Swinburne provides valuable and unique opportunities to apply what you have learnt in the classroom to real-world situations. This can be through lab experiments, internships, placements or volunteering programs.
Bachelor of Health Science (Professional)
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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