Family, society and health
I have been fortunate to meet people with whom I've made connections in the industry and have received employment out of some of these relationships.
Bachelor of Health Sciences/Bachelor of Arts
A wide-reaching discipline
Family is at the heart of individual and community health. If you're passionate about making a difference at a grass-roots level, a course in family, society and health could be for you. This discipline complements many other areas in health, so you could end up working in the preventative health sphere or community and welfare.
Family, society and health courses
Study with Deakin and we'll help you transform your passion into a successful and rewarding career
You can gain employment with the government (e.g. Department of Human Services, Australian Institute of Health and Welfare or Centrelink), welfare providers (e.g. Anglicare, Salvation Army or St Vincent de Paul), health services, accommodation services or in the area of health promotion.
Related roles include:
- community worker
- family counsellor
- family nutritionist
- health promotion practitioner
- policy analyst
- public health officer
- public health researcher
- welfare worker.
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