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Health sciences and allied health

Want a rewarding career that can make a genuine difference to people's quality of life? Our health sciences and allied health courses will open the door to a range of job opportunities across the hospital, private practice, corporate and government sectors.

Public health at Deakin: ranked in the top 100 worldwide*

Deakin's Global Obesity Centre: 1st to be recognised by the World Health Organization

Courses within Health sciences and allied health

Undergraduate

Bachelor of Arts (Psychology)
Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) (Honours)
Bachelor of Criminology/Bachelor of Psychological Science
Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science
Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science (Honours)
Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science/Bachelor of Business (Sport Management)
Bachelor of Food and Nutrition Sciences (Honours)
Bachelor of Health and Medical Science (Honours)
Bachelor of Health Sciences
Bachelor of Health Sciences (Honours)
Bachelor of Health Sciences/Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Medical Imaging
Bachelor of Nursing/Bachelor of Psychological Science
Bachelor of Nursing/Bachelor of Public Health and Health Promotion
Bachelor of Nutrition Science
Bachelor of Nutrition Science/Bachelor of Commerce
Bachelor of Occupational Therapy
Bachelor of Psychological Science
Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours)
Bachelor of Psychology (Honours)
Bachelor of Psychology (Professional Streams)
Bachelor of Public Health and Health Promotion
Bachelor of Public Health and Health Promotion (Honours)
Bachelor of Public Health and Health Promotion/Bachelor of Commerce
Bachelor of Social Work
Bachelor of Vision Science/Master of Optometry

Postgraduate

Graduate Certificate of Disability and Inclusion
Graduate Certificate of Health Promotion
Graduate Certificate of Therapeutic Child Play
Graduate Diploma of Health Promotion
Graduate Diploma of Human Nutrition
Graduate Diploma of Psychology
Graduate Diploma of Psychology (Pre-Practice)
Graduate Diploma of Therapeutic Child Play

Master of Applied Sport Science
Master of Business Administration
Master of Business Administration (Healthcare Management)
Master of Child Play Therapy
Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology
Master of Disability and Inclusion
Master of Health and Human Services Management
Master of Health Economics
Master of Health Promotion
Master of Human Nutrition
Master of Nutrition and Population Health
Master of Optometry
Master of Professional Psychology
Master of Psychology (Clinical)
Master of Psychology (Organisational)
Master of Public Health
Master of Social Work

Research

Gain the expertise to transform people's lives

Everyone deserves to lead a healthy life but many people find that obstacles with their health stand in their way. This is your chance for a rewarding career, where you could help people – whether in Australia or overseas – to lead fuller, healthier and happier lives.

Learn with your peers from other health courses

At Deakin, you'll engage in multidisciplinary learning. This experience introduces you to working in multidisciplinary teams and helps you to develop an understanding of the expertise and roles of different health professionals.

A broad perspective on your studies

With a regional and rural focus on our courses, you can build on the knowledge and skills you'll have gained in metropolitan areas.

Get experience in the real world

Our courses have a variety of placements that you carry out throughout the duration of your degree, giving you the chance to gain sought-after skills and experience under the supervision of qualified practitioners.

Our students are work ready and confident on graduation thanks to practice-based and solution-oriented teaching.

COLIN BELL

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF PUBLIC HEALTH

Ranked in the top 100 worldwide

The subject of Public Health at Deakin University has been ranked in the top 100 in one of the world’s most prestigious international ranking systems.

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*2017 Shanghai Rankings Global Ranking of Academic Subjects

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