This flexible course allows students to develop a broad understanding of the field of health sciences
while pursuing areas of interest within the human biosciences, occupational health or public health domains.
Students can major in one of the following four areas at the following campuses:
Human Physiology and Anatomy: Melbourne (Bundoora)
Public Health: Melbourne (Bundoora) and Bendigo
Ergonomics, Safety and Health: Melbourne (Bundoora)
Environmental Health: Bendigo
In first year students undertake an interdisciplinary common year, focusing on basic human biosciences and factors influencing health, and on developing an understanding of the roles of health professionals in the health and welfare sectors. During second and third years they undertake an appropriate major.
Major areas of study
Human physiology and anatomy, ergonomics, safety and health, public health, and environmental health .
Overseas study opportunities
Overseas study opportunities are available.
Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP)
Scholarships Applicants who are Australian citizens or who hold permanent humanitarian visas are eligible for a range of University-wide scholarships, including Commonwealth Scholarships.
Re-ranking is based on relevant employment or work experience and criteria associated with VTAC's Special Entry Access Scheme.
Melbourne (Bundoora) ENTER 65.65
Bendigo ENTER 62.90
Applicants aged 21 or over on 1 January 2010, and those who have not completed a semester of tertiary level studies in the previous two years, must complete the STAT Multiple Choice. Non-Year 12 applicants must provide an academic record, STAT or GPA.
VCE Units 3 & 4: Study score of at least 25 in English (any), or 30 in English (ESL) and a study score of at least 20 in one of Biology, Chemistry, a Mathematics (any), Physical Education or Physics.
Semester 1 (March)
Graduates can work in health administration, health promotion, research and evaluation, specialist occupational health and safety and occupational rehabilitation fields, and non-clinical aspects of client management including community-based rehabilitation and case management. They are likely to work in government departments and agencies, community health centres, hospitals, rehabilitation centres, geriatric-care agencies and private healthcare organisations.
Related double degrees
- Arts/Health Sciences
- Health Sciences/International Development
- Health Sciences/Business