Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
The Bachelor of Health Science / Bachelor of Business will equip students with health knowledge and skills that will be complemented by business acumen skills. Students in this double degree will develop a set of complementary and cross-disciplinary skills and knowledge hence contributing to their future readiness and innovative abilities in their chosen career. The double degree forms an important part of Faculty of Health, Arts and Design plan to expand and strengthen the curriculum options available to students in what is an increasingly competitive market. By expanding the choice of Health Science offerings, students will have an opportunity to study a double degree that taps into existing teaching and research strengths at Swinburne University of Technology with proven employability outcomes across the broad health sciences sector and related fields in Business.
- 400 - 500 credit points comprising: 8 Bachelor of Health Science Core units (100 credit points)
- 8 Bachelor of Business Core units (100 credit points)
- 8 - 16 Bachelor of Health Science Major units (100 - 200 credit points)
- 8 Bachelor of Business Major units (100 credit points). Due to government regulations, international students holding an international student visa are not able to undertake the Psychology and Forensic Science major or the Psychology and Psychophysiology major.
- Applied statistics
- Biomedical science
- Business administration
- Clinical technologies
- Digital health and informatics
- Entrepreneurship and innovation
- Financial planning
- Health promotion
- Human resource management
- Information systems
- International business
- Logistics and supply chain management
- Psychology and forensic science
- Psychology and psychophysiology
- Sports management (Swinburne Online)
Standard entry requirements
- Year 12 or equivalent
- VCE prerequisites: Units 3 and 4: a minimum study score of 25 in English (or equivalent) or 30 in English (EAL). Please note: Students selecting the Major in Biomedical and Clinical Technologies are required to have completed some prior study in Mathematics. Additional performance criteria and prerequisite requirements may also apply. English language requirements - satisfactory completion of one of the following: Swinburne's English for Academic Purposes (EAP 5 Advanced level) with overall 65%, all skills 65%
- Minimum IELTS overall band of 6.0 (Academic Module) with no individual band below 6.0
- TOEFL iBT (internet-based) minimum score of 75 with a reading band no less than 18 and writing band no less than 20
- Pearson (PTE) minimum score of 50 (no communicative skills less than 50)
- Any other equivalent assessment of English language proficiency. Note: A prerequisite for many courses, the Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) can now be done on campus in Hawthorn.
Pathways allow students to progress from one qualification to another where the first course is recognised as an entry requirement and/or provides advanced standing to the second. Credit is granted in recognition of previous study and/or experience and allows students to gain advanced standing towards their course. Applicants are assessed on a case-by-case basis.
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Swinburne's Work Integrated Learning program provides students with opportunities to gain invaluable skills and confidence in knowing that they have what it takes to land a job in their field by graduation. Students can also earn credit towards their degree. Choose from 6- or 12-month professional placements, professional internships, industry-linked projects, industry study tours and accreditation placements. Note: Some Work Integrated Learning opportunities are not available to international students due to visa restrictions. Please note that due to government regulations, international students holding a student visa are not able to undertake Professional Placements in this course.