Prepares students to be able to make a positive contribution to enhancing the health of communities.
Health science is the study of the physical, psychological, social, and environmental dimensions of health. Students graduate with practical and theoretical knowledge and skills in communication, teamwork, critical thinking, innovation, and cross-cultural and international awareness. They are highly sought after and can choose a range of interesting and dynamic career pathways.
Students can choose to undertake two eight-unit majors, or a major and minor, in these disciplines: Addiction Studies, Environmental Management, Health Promotion, Nutrition, Occupational Safety and Health. Alternatively, students can undertake one 16-unit major in Nutrition Bioscience or Environmental Health. A minor in Youth Work is also available.
Students are required to complete 75 hours of work placement, outside of the timetabled class activities.
Occupational Safety and Health
Community Health Officer, Environmental Health Officer, Youth Worker, Child Health Officer, Health Promotion Officer, Health Worker, Nutritionist, Health...
Community Health Officer, Environmental Health Officer, Youth Worker, Child Health Officer, Health Promotion Officer, Health Worker, Nutritionist, Health Promotion Nutritionist, Occupational Safety and Health Management Officer, Occupational Hygiene Technician