Bachelor of Health Sciences

La Trobe University

Course details

CRICOS course code: 062598G

Level of study: Undergraduate

Summary

La Trobe's Bachelor of Health Sciences introduces you to the physical, social and environmental aspects of health and science. Learn about the role of health professionals and factors that influence health both locally and around the world.

This flexible course gives you a broad understanding of the health sciences field and lets you pursue up to two specialised areas including:

Health and medical sciences (Melbourne (Bundoora) only)

Gain practical skills and knowledge in relation to the physiological and anatomical principles of the human body.

Public health

Learn the skills needed for public health research and develop strengths in health policy, law and ethics.

Health promotion

Acquire the practical skills and knowledge needed to promote people's health.

Rehabilitation counselling

Understand how the counselling process helps people achieve personal, career and independent living goals.

Health, wellbeing and performance (Melbourne (Bundoora) only)

Apply cognitive behavioural techniques to improve athlete performance, concentration, motivation, fitness and health.

The qualification awarded on graduation is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) as Level 7 - Bachelor Degree.

Majors - Melbourne (Bundoora) Campus

  • Health promotion
  • Health and medical sciences
  • Health wellbeing and performance
  • Public health
  • Rehabilitation counselling

Majors - Bendigo Campus

  • Health promotion
  • Public health
  • Rehabilitation counselling

Career Outcomes

Skilled health science professionals can gain employment in a variety of roles that include:

Public health manager

Develop policies to protect public health.

Health promotion coordinator

Oversee good health practices to promote the wellbeing of community groups.

Sustainability specialist

Implement sustainable practices in the workplace.

Rehabilitation counsellor

Assist individuals with disabilities to improve their quality of life.

Occupational health and safety officer

Monitor and enforce health and safety procedures in the workplace.

Accreditation, registration and/or membership details for this course may be found on the La Trobe University website.

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Majors

  • Health and Medical Science
  • Health Promotion
  • Health, Wellbeing and Performance
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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
36,000 Per Year 27 Feb 2023 3 years
Full time
La Trobe University
Melbourne (Bundoora) Campus
Plenty Road and Kingsbury Drive
Melbourne Victoria 3086
Australia
36,000 Per Year 27 Feb 2023 3 years
Full time
Bendigo Campus
Edwards Road
Bendigo Victoria 3552
Australia

Entry criteria

Equivalent to an Australian Year 12 Senior Secondary Certificate.

English language requirements

IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5 with no individual band score less than 6.0

TOEFL Internet based (iBT): overall score of 79 with 13 in Reading, 12 in Listening, 18 in Speaking and 21 in Writing.

Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE): overall score of 58 with no communicative skill score less than 50.

C1 Advanced: 176 with no less than 169 in any component.

C2 Proficiency: 176 with no less than 169 in any component.

Address

La Trobe University
Melbourne (Bundoora) Campus
Plenty Road and Kingsbury Drive
Melbourne Victoria 3086
Australia
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