Family, society and health (Bachelor of Health Sciences)



This major focuses on the household and family as a setting for public health. It explores the issues facing households and families, such as the link between healthy human development and healthy households, economic wellbeing and health, and the need for supportive environments. It is ideal for students wishing to work in welfare, health promotion, or with organisations offering support services and resources for families.

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Key information


Burwood (Melbourne), Online

Unit set code

MJ-H000002 - Major

MN-H000002 - Minor

Explore units


  • Understanding Families and Health *
  • Social Perspectives on Population Health
  • Human Development and Healthy Families *
  • Socio-Economic Status and Health *
  • People, Health and Place *
  • Contemporary Health Issues
  • *Units required for Minor sequence