Bachelor of Health Science/ Bachelor of Arts

with a major in Neuroscience – Blended learning – on-campus and digital learning

BB-HSCART Double degree Hawthorn Send me a link to this course

Selected major: Neuroscience

This major links biology and physiology with psychophysiology and neuroimaging — and we’re the only uni in Australia that offers our research students single-site access to cutting-edge MRI and MEG technologies. You’ll learn to interpret the data generated by these machines to identify healthy brains, brain disorders and diseases of the central nervous system.

Newer topics like Developmental and Molecular Neuroscience give you a more holistic understanding of contemporary neuroscience along with Neuropsychopharmacology, which connects you with our Centre for Human Psychopharmacology.   

Many graduates have gone on to neuroscience careers in clinical neurophysiology and sleep labs or entered research (Melbourne is a world-leader) with Swinburne, The Florey Institute, Melbourne Brain Centre, Bionics Institute, Centre for Neural Engineering and CERA.

Impact the health of individuals and the world at large, our Bachelor of Health Science/ Bachelor of Arts will prepare for a rewarding career in the booming health industry.

With core units across multiple fields of health science, explore contemporary how you can help people to live happier healthier lives. Plus, you’ll have access to cutting-edge, industry-relevant tech in our campus labs, preparing you with the tech know-how the health industry needs.

By combining with a Bachelor of Arts, you’ll develop a deep understanding of what is needed to improve the health of the world through majors that unpack crucial global issues such as climate change and equality and discrimination. You’ll develop essential skills of analytical thinking, cultural competency, digital literacy and a robust verbal and written communication skill set to broaden the scope and flexibility of your career options.

In the combination of degrees, you can choose your Health Science major based on your career aspirations leading you to postgraduate studies in physiotherapy, dietetics, occupational therapy or counselling, while the transferrable skills developed in the arts degree can be applied to almost any industry.

All our bachelor degrees include a guaranteed Work Integrated Learning opportunity, which could be a placement, internship or industry-linked project. This double degree, a major component of your studies is 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. In your second year, in the Skills and Strategies for Social Change core arts unit, collaborate with fellow students and community, civil society and industry partners to create real campaigns for real social change.

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 30% off your course fees. Please check our updated entry requirements.

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Start dates

Hawthorn campus

  • Semester 1 - 28 February 2022
  • Semester 2 - 1 August 2022

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Duration

4 Year/s

Full-time

VTAC codes

  • 3400211631 (CSP)
  • 3400211633 (IFP)

CRICOS code

0100752


Fees

A$34020 (annual for 2022)*

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.