Deakin University

Bachelor of Health Sciences / Bachelor of Arts

Deakin University

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

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 will 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.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.Opportunities to pursue work-integrated learning experiences and industry practicums are available throughout the course, including the Health Science Practicum offered in third year, giving you the option to complete a 120-hour practice education placement.You will also have the opportunity to experience different cultures by taking your studies abroad.


  • 32 credit points which must include: 16 credit points from the Faculty of Health including 6 compulsory core units in the Bachelor of Health Sciences PLUS one major (6 credit points) and one minor (4 credit points)
  • 16 credit points from the Faculty of Arts comprising two major sequences (8 credit points each) or one major sequence (8 credit points) and one minor sequence (4 credit points) as described under course A300 Bachelor of Arts.


  • 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.


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Study pathways

This course provides a pathway to higher degree by research courses (if students undertake an additional Honours year) and other postgraduate coursework programs.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Cloud(online) No
  • Part-time : 8 years
Melbourne Burwood No
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 8 years

Further information

For other information please contact Health enquiries at

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