Bachelor of Health Science at Victoria University

With a Victoria University health science degree, you can pursue a rewarding career in public health, health services, or community development. Our program will equip you for a number of careers in the health and science fields.

Description

With a Victoria University health science degree, you can pursue a rewarding career in public health, health services, or community development. Our program will equip you for a number of careers in the health and science fields. 

Basic biology, research, and public health issues will all be covered. Based on your professional ambitions, you'll choose a health science or biomedical concentration in your second year.

You'll have talents in the following categories when you graduate:

  1. Disease and injury prevention

  2. Health research

  3. Health promotion

  4. Basic epidemiology

We provide a wide range of study options as well as a hands-on approach to help you prepare for your chosen career. You'll graduate with the skills and knowledge necessary to work on government health initiatives, private-practice projects, and non-profit organizations.

You can further your career in the health profession by enrolling in our top-rated graduate program. You can study more advanced areas and build high-level research skills with a master's or doctoral degree.

What you will study: 

Here, we can assist you with math, writing, careers, and English-language abilities, as well as teach you how to effectively study and manage your time.

Also, VU's Learning Hubs are accessible facilities where you may enhance your academic and employability skills. The Learning Hubs on each of VU's five campuses are open to our students.

In order to get a Bachelor of Health Science, students must earn 288 credit points, which include the following:

First year core units:

  1. Indigenous health and wellbeing

  2. Anatomy and Physiology 1

  3. Anatomy and Physiology 2

  4. Professional Communication

  5. Introduction to Public Health and Wellness

  6. Evidence and Health 1

  7. Australian Health and Social Care Systems and Policy

  8. Introduction to Human Nutrition and Food

Compulsory Majors

  • Public Health

Majors

  • Indigenous Health

Minors

  1. Health (Sport Science Minor)

  2. Health and Nutrition

  3. Indigenous Health

  4. Bioscience

Learning Outcomes

Students who complete this course successfully will be entitled to:

1. Examine and explain the appearance of selected social, biological, economic, political, and environmental variables of health, well-being, and disease in both local and global contexts.

2. Evaluate and justify the use of best-evidence-based approaches and technologies to investigate and provide solutions to current, emerging, and future-oriented public health issues.

3. Applying a comprehensive and cohesive knowledge base and talents in the health sciences to analyze predictable, unpredictable, and occasionally complicated circumstances that represent the multi-faceted nature of health, well-being, and disease.

4. Make a mental map of the important ethical, legal, and professional elements in the health field.

Career Option:

You could be able to work in the following fields after graduation:

  1. Public health

  2. Health promotion

  3. Health and community organizations

  4. pharmaceutical industry

  5. professional associations

  6. health foundations

  7. health administration

  8. Public health research programs

  9. policy and development.

  10. program development with non-government organizations.

  11. education.

You have several alternatives for completing your education at VU. You can start with a credential and gradually progress to a master's degree via courses, which makes switching between programs at different levels relatively easy.

$16,700 per semester
  • Level
    Bachelor
  • Delivery
    On Campus
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Application Fee
    None
  • Intake
    February
  • Language Test Score
    IELTS, TOEFL, PTE, CAE, EAP
  • Scholarship
    10% tuition fee discount