Bachelor of Health Sciences Deakin University

3.6 out of 5 from 5 reviews
Ranked #7 in our University Rankings
Bachelor Degree
Melbourne
3.0 years Full-Time
(or Part-Time equivalent)
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Course Description

Explore the growing health and human services sector and tailor your Health Sciences degree to suit your career goals. Combine a solid foundation in health with your choice from our 12 specialised major areas of study.

If you know you want to work in the health and human services sector, our health sciences degree will help you explore the many career paths available. The Bachelor of Health Sciences is a professionally-oriented degree that boasts a newly enhanced suite of 6 core units, taught across the 3 year levels of the degree, equipping you with the core skills and competencies required by contemporary health and human services industries.

In addition, you will choose 2 of the 12 available major sequences, in areas ranging from Health Promotion, Health and Sustainability, and Nutrition, to Disability and Inclusion, Environmental Health, Psychology and Exercise Science. Your choice of majors will enable you to tailor your study to your interests and career goals. The degree also offers multiple work-integrated learning opportunities, including a unit in the final year of study in which you will apply your theoretical knowledge in a real-word context.

Whatever your choice of majors, this is the degree to propel you into a rewarding career contributing to the promotion of good health and wellbeing across society.

Majors

Health promotion, health education, community health, family and community support, health marketing, health and sport public relations, health policy...

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Careers

The Bachelor of Health Sciences provides students with the opportunity to structure their own course by combining two major sequences in health with a wide range...

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Additional Information

Work-integrated learning is incorporated within this course, allowing students the opportunity to engage with industry and complete a range of auth...

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Ratings

Average ratings for Bachelor of Health Sciences Deakin University based on 5 reviews
Rating
3.6
Job prospects
2.4
Teachers
3.2
Course work
3.6
Time worthy
2.8
Money Worthy
2.8



Student Reviews

July 2018
Year completed 2015

Positives: There are many opportunities to reach other students whether this is for advice or for content and studying purposes due to a very large cohort. Many practical skill sessions are conducted to students which are great in aid of the theory study.

Negatives: I found the content of the course extremely broad and not...

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April 2018
Year completed 2018

Health science is SO broad! As a student straight out of high school it was so difficult to decide which units to do, especially when a lot of the major sequences (I.e health promotion and exercise science) had the same level 1 prerequisites.

My advice to future students is:
I did random subjects that I wasn't interested...

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April 2018
Year completed 2017

Short teaching blocks, some great lecturers, only a couple that weren’t so great. Nice learning environment.

Negatives: parking can be difficult

My advice to future students is: Prioritise study, stay on top of it, make it worthwhile for yourself

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March 2018
Year completed 2015

The course is ok, there are parts that are interesting, but overall looking back, I didn't enjoy it.

My advice to future students is: Figure out what you like during school time.

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February 2018
Year completed 2018

Positive: flexibility in course direction and majors
Negative: unknown job opportunities upon completion

My advice to future students is: Do what you enjoy

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