Bachelor of Health Sciences/Bachelor of Arts
Build a degree tailored to your interests with a Bachelor of Health Sciences/Bachelor of Arts. This flexible degree will equip you with a unique skill set that will unlock diverse career opportunities and give you a competitive edge in the job market. You can choose your course structure to focus on whichever niche reflects your passions.
Develop specialist knowledge in your chosen disciplines and learn how to apply critical, creative, and strategic thinking to solve real-world issues. Your studies in the arts will arm you with transferable skills in communication, research, analysis, and problem-solving, making you highly employable in many areas. You’ll also gain a solid grounding in multiple fields of health sciences, preparing you for a successful career in the fastest-growing employment sector in Australia.
Looking to develop a cross-disciplinary skillset that empowers you to design your own future?
This combined degree gives you the freedom to choose majors based on your interests to interconnect and expand your career prospects. You’ll study equal parts health sciences and arts, ensuring you graduate with a well-honed skill set in both disciplines.
Build a solid foundation in health while developing your skills across a range of arts, communications, humanities, and social science disciplines. Create original course combinations by choosing majors including (but not limited to):
- disability and inclusion
- family, society, and health
- food studies
- health and sustainability
- health promotion
- international studies
- language and culture studies
- physical activity and health
- politics and policy studies
- sport and society.
The Melbourne Burwood Campus is Deakin’s largest. A short trip from Melbourne’s central business district, Burwood offers the perfect balance between city lifestyle and suburban comfort. On campus you will find impressive buildings and world-class facilities, a wide range of learning and social spaces, and a relaxed atmosphere. If you enjoy getting outdoors between classes, the Melbourne Burwood Campus also sits alongside parkland, which is great for walking, jogging and cycling.
Application Processing Time in Days: 5
Minimum English Language Requirements
|English Level Description||IELTS (1.0 -9.0)||TOEFL IBT (0-120)||TOEFL CBT (0-300)||PTE (10-90)|
|Extremely Limited||< 4||< 31||< 93||< 30|
Job Opportunity Potential
Your career outcomes will depend on the majors you complete with this degree.
Studying health sciences could lead you to careers in areas such as:
- community health
- disability and inclusion
- environmental health
- health education
- health promotion
- psychological science
- regional health service planning
- sports development.
An arts degree provides you with solid transferable skills that can be applied across industries and careers. Depending on your majors, you could find yourself in fields such as:
- advertising and marketing
- ethnic affairs
- international relations
- politics and policy
- public relations.
Your majors could also help you pursue careers where your degrees overlap. Careers such as health media, food writing, and public relations for health and food organizations all require the skills acquired from both health science and arts degrees.
- Melbourne Campus - 2 years of Post Study Work Permit
Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria
- (standard class XII) 65%
Mandatory student checks
Any unit which contains work-integrated learning, a community placement, or interaction with the community may require a police check, Working with Children Check, or another check.
When you apply to Deakin, it’s important to attach all requested supporting documentation, otherwise, your application could be delayed or disallowed.
Remember, most documents need to be certified before you upload them, so give yourself plenty of time to get organized.
Examples of certified copies you’ll need to include:
- award certificates
- academic transcripts
- formal identity papers (e.g. your passport).
Documents in languages other than English will need to be translated. If you’re applying for a scholarship, please also check the specific supporting documents for that application.
- Course Code: 035503K
- Course Type: Full Time
- Course Level: Bachelors/UG Degree
- Duration: 04 Year
Total Tuition Fee:
Annual Cost of Living: 21041 AUD
Application Fee: N/A
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