Bachelor of Health Science/ Bachelor of Arts

with majors in Public Health and Health Promotion and Politics, Power and Technology – Blended learning – on-campus and digital learning

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

Selected major: Public Health and 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.

Selected major: Politics, Power and Technology

You’ll develop a deep understanding of key political concepts such as power, democracy and security in this major.

Probe and question political structures and how new media technology has created fresh opportunities for democratic mobilisation and participation at local, national and global levels, while opening up new ways to corrupt democratic processes.

Analyse how the use and misuse of technology influences security, privacy, freedom and human rights in traditional political processes and institutions.

Formulate strong arguments and use your critical thinking skills to provide solutions to the challenges facing governments and the governed in the twenty first century.

In this multi-disciplinary, you’ll learn about politics, philosophy, and history.

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.

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Start dates

Hawthorn campus

  • Semester 1 - 27 February 2023
  • Semester 2 - 31 July 2023

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Duration

4-5 years full-time or equivalent part-time depending on HSC Major

Full-time, Part-time

VTAC codes

  • 3400211631 (CSP)
  • 3400211633 (IFP)