Bachelor of Community Health

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This course has been discontinued - this course is closed for new enrolments, the information on this page is provided for continuing students.

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The Bachelor of Community Health is structured as an ‘integrated’ degree, providing an opportunity for students to receive an Associate Degree of Health and Community Care. The focus of the course is understanding and improving the health status of individuals and communities in different social settings.

The first two years comprise the Associate Degree - year one includes units in policy, communication and counselling; year two includes units in community care. The third year of the course focuses on high-level community health engagement, including evaluating environmental health services, public and environmental health, policy and sociological models relevant to health.

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Every international student application is considered for a scholarship
Whether you’re living in Australia or overseas, you’re automatically considered for a scholarship of up to 75% off your course fees. Please check our updated entry requirements.  

Start dates

Hawthorn campus

  • Semester 1 - 2 March 2020
  • Semester 2 - 3 August 2020

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3 years full-time


VTAC codes

  • 3400234881 (CSP)
  • 3400234883 (IFP)




A$21,890 (annual for 2016)*

The indicative course fees shown in Course Search apply to international students for the relevant year only. They are based on a standard study load per year. However, please note that fees are assessed according to a student's study load in each semester, and variation to study load will result in an adjustment to tuition fees. All fees are subject to annual review and may be adjusted.

International students in Australia who hold student visas are required to study full-time and on campus. Courses that are taught entirely online are only available to international students studying outside Australia or those in Australia who are not on a student visa. Online courses are not available to international students in Australia who hold a student visa.