The Bachelor of Health Science 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: Nutrition
Explore the fields of nutritional and food science in relation to contemporary issues in health science. You will gain an understanding of food sources, metabolic functions of carbohydrates, proteins, vitamins and minerals along with the biological, psychological, cultural and social determinants of food choices in order to understand the role of nutrition in health across the life span.
Many of our degrees have midyear intakes. Start your next chapter now and get a head start on your career goals. Apply now!
- Semester 1 - 4 March 2019
- Semester 2 - 5 August 2019
- 3400210971 (CSP)
- 3400210973 (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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