Bachelor of Human Sciences

Macquarie University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00002J; 02942D (ELC)

This program provides the required academic background for postgraduate study in physiotherapy, and employment opportunities in areas where skills in counselling, community-based care, disability services, and health policy and education are needed. Students will gain the skills to integrate knowledge about factors affecting human health and well-being from a variety of disciplines including biology, economics, linguistics, psychology, sociology, and other social and environmental sciences.


  • 72 credit points
  • minimum 42 credit points at 200 level or above
  • minimum 18 credit points at 300 level or above, completion of 12 specified foundation units
  • completion of qualifying major. Community Services with a focus on health, social policy, psychology and human services, or Human Movement which will prepare students for postgraduate study in physiotherapy and audiology.


  • Cognitive and brain sciences
  • Communication disorders
  • Community services
  • Counselling theory and principles
  • Human movement
  • Language and professional communication
  • Public health: Policy and promotion

Standard entry requirements

  • Year 12
  • All applicants for undergraduate or postgraduate coursework studies at Macquarie University are required to provide evidence of proficiency in English

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
North Ryde
  • ATAR: 80
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