This course is replacing an older version of the course that is being discontinued, and may include updates to units, majors or similar. Enrolments for this new course are open now.
The Bachelor of Health Science / Bachelor of Media and Communication prepares students for a career in the media, communications and multimedia industries with a focus on 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.
Gain knowledge about how the media is evolving through an examination of issues such as ownership, control of the media and the impact of new media technologies on society. Develop professional communication skills.
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.
Majors for Bachelor of Health Science:Applied StatisticsBiomedical ScienceClinical TechnologiesDigital Health and InformaticsHealth PromotionNeuroscienceNutritionPsychology and Forensic SciencePsychology and Psychophysiology
Majors for Bachelor of Media and Communication:AdvertisingCinema and Screen StudiesCreative Writing and LiteratureDigital Advertising TechnologyGames and InteractivityJournalismMedia Industries Professional Writing and EditingPublic RelationsSocial Media
- Semester 1 - 4 March 2019
- Semester 2 - 5 August 2019
- 3400211051 (CSP)
- 3400211053 (IFP)
Faculty of Health, Arts and Design
A$31800 (annual for 2019)*
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.
EMBRACE THE ADVENTURE
Whether you’re looking for a semester exchange or a short-term study tour, Swinburne offers a range of international study opportunities for undergraduate and postgraduate students. Sammy Foster (pictured) gained amazing experience along with credit towards her Bachelor of Communications (Media Studies) while on exchange at the University of California, Los Angeles.
At Swinburne scholarships are about providing opportunity, promoting equity and recognising excellence and achievement. Scholarships are available for both commencing and current students.