Choose to take your business nous into the thriving health industry, or your health expertise into the world of business with a versatile combined degree in Health and Commerce.
Good health is crucial to the wellbeing of individuals and societies.
This combined course gives you a thorough understanding of the social and environmental factors that cause poor health as well as those factors that create and sustain good health. You will examine how health is created and influenced in our society, and look at the different approaches for improving the population’s health.
Through community engagement, program planning and evaluation, capacity building, research, policy development and health communication you will learn professional practices that and can be applied to a range of settings and population groups. You will also gain a professional business qualification through your studies in the complementary discipline of Commerce.
Deakin’s commerce courses are some of the most flexible and broad-based business programs on offer at any Australian university. Our Bachelor of Commerce is the only Australian Bachelor of Commerce that is internationally recognised and EPAS accredited by the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD). EPAS is a quality benchmark for business education programs globally.
As a graduate, you will be prepared for business, marketing and management roles within the health industry, as well as for health promotion and public health roles within the government, corporate, private and public sectors.
Graduates from the Bachelor of Public Health and Health Promotion may be eligible to become members of the Public Health Association of Australia (PHAA) and the Australian Health Promotion Association (AHPA).
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