Health sciences

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Overview

If you’re looking to discover your passion in the health industry, a course in health sciences allows you to create a qualification that suits your unique aspirations. Become a specialist in the health sector by hand-picking study areas that you’re passionate about.

Choosing Deakin has helped me form a clear pathway for my future. I have been fortunate to meet people with whom I've made connections with in the industry.

Bethany Griffiths

Bachelor of Health Sciences/Bachelor of Arts

Become a highly sought-after specialist

The health sciences degree allows you to concentrate your studies on two specialised health-related areas. That means you gain unique knowledge, making you highly sought-after within the health sector.

Health sciences courses

Study with Deakin and we'll help you transform your passion into a successful and rewarding career

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Research with us

If you’re passionate about health sciences, a Bachelor of Health Science (Honours) paves the way to a higher degree by research. Research can be undertaken through our research centres and clusters.

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Career opportunities

Depending upon your specialisations, your health sciences degree can prepare you for work in the following roles and fields:

  • case manager
  • disability services officer
  • family/community/refugee/Indigenous support worker
  • environmental and sustainability officer/policy adviser
  • food and nutrition policy
  • food scientist
  • health educator or counsellor
  • health and sport marketing or PR officer
  • health promotion and communication officer
  • international aid work
  • medical biotechnology researcher
  • nutritionist
  • regional health service planning
  • youth services.

What do our students and staff say?

Sheridan Sandow – Bachelor of Health Sciences

Deakin's Bachelor of Health Sciences gives you the flexibility to discover your passion in health, and to create a degree as individual as you are. Find out what Deakin student Sheridan Sandow has to say about her Deakin health sciences experience majoring in psychology and health promotion.

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