Deakin University

Bachelor of Health Sciences

Deakin University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00113B

Become a specialist in two major areas and choose elective units to broaden your skill set further. Depending on your first two selections, you can also consider a third major area of study. Combining your interests with multiple majors can increase your competitiveness for a variety of health roles and can open the door to further study. Workplace learning opportunities are also on offer, giving you the chance to apply your knowledge in a real-world context, while building your own professional networks in the health sector.This flexible degree allows you to combine study areas that you’re passionate about and benefit from workplace learning to become a specialist in the thriving health sector. The Health Sciences Practicum offered in your final year gives you the option to complete a 120-hour practice education placement. This gives you the opportunity to apply your theoretical knowledge in a real-word context.


  • 24 credit points: 6 core units (these are compulsory) at least
  • 2 major sequences
  • 18 credit points offered by the Faculty of Health
  • 14 credit points studied at level 2 or 3
  • and 6 credit points at level 3. May complete a maximum of 6 credit points from units offered by other Faculties. Must not complete more than 10 credit points at level 1.


  • For information on major subjects please contact Health enquiries at

Standard entry requirements

Entry will be based on performance in Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 30 in English EAL (English as an additional language) or at least 25 in English other than EAL or equivalent.Selection is competitive, meeting these minimum requirements or their equivalents does not guarantee selection into this course. All applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements. Please refer to this course entry on the Deakin University website to read about ways of satisfying the English language proficiency requirement. Refer to the Deakin University website for more detailed information about additional course requirements for all applicant groups, or equivalent minimum requirements for applicants with a higher education study, VET study or work and life experience.


Not applicable

Study pathways

The Bachelor of Health Sciences can be used as an excellent pathway to postgraduate study including: Master of Public Health Master of Health Promotion Master of Health Economics Master of Health and Human Services Management Master of Human Nutrition Master of Dietetics

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Cloud(online) International: $101,272 No
  • Part-time : 6 years
Geelong Waurn Ponds International: $101,272 No
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years
Melbourne Burwood International: $101,272 No
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years
Warrnambool International: $101,272 No
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years

Further information

For other information please contact Health enquiries at

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