Bachelor of Health Sciences (Health Promotion)

Federation University Australia

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00103D

Equip yourself for careers promoting health and wellbeing in the community. Develop an appreciation of health sciences and its relationship to human behaviour, scientific theory and our environment, as well as insights into the complexities of the health environment from both an illness and well-being perspective.


This program consists of 360 credit points.


  • Health and lifestyle
  • Communication for health professionals, Principles of biology
  • Scientific practice
  • Brains and behaviour
  • Principles of research in exercise science, systems biology
  • scientific communication
  • psychology of sport and exercise
  • Youth health issues in society
  • Introduction to nutrition, Pathophysiology
  • Lifespan human development
  • Population and global health perspectives
  • Introduction to health technologies
  • Community practice approaches, Health and wellbeing in diverse communities
  • Health promotion
  • Lifespan nutrition
  • Science communication.

Standard entry requirements

  • Successful completion of Australian Year 12
  • Or overseas equivalent. Academic IELTS with an Overall score of 6.0 with no individual band less than 6.0, or equivalent.

Study pathways

Credit will be considered if students have successfully completed higher education or TAFE studies. Advanced standing will be determined on an individual basis, depending on eligibility for credit transfer, prior experience and qualifications. If you are seeking alternate entry into the Bachelor of Health Sciences you can consider applying for the following programs: Certificate IV in Laboratory Techniques, a Certificate IV program in a medical related field or a Certificate IV in an appropriate sport or psychology field; Bachelor of Science - you may complete a Single Subject Enrolment in this program; Foundation Access Studies (FAST) program - designed to provide you an alternative entry into tertiary study. Negotiated Offers will also be accepted through VTAC. Further study options include: Bachelor of Health Sciences (Honours); Postgraduate clinical programs in medicine, allied health, dietetics or other health disciplines.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Mount Helen (Ballarat)
  • Online/Off-campus
  • Flexible Delivery
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time
Gippsland (Churchill)
  • Online/Off-campus
  • Flexible Delivery
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time

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