Health is one of Australia's fastest growing sectors. This course provides a thorough grounding in health and health systems at the local, national and global levels. You will graduate with the ability to navigate the complexity of health in different sociocultural, political and economic contexts, and develop core skills in critical thinking, complex problem-solving, communication and empathy.
You will complete a major in health with core units in areas such as human biology, psychology and eHealth, and gain broad knowledge of healthcare and its latest developments before specialising in your area of interest and pursuing an optional second major.
Upon graduating, you will be ready for a range of positions in a variety of health industries, including corporate health, government and policy, and not-for-profit organisations.
In the Bachelor of Advanced Studies you'll complete Open Learning Environment units throughout your four-year degree. These are short, modular courses that will give you foundational knowledge and methods from a variety of disciplines along with workplace-ready skills. You will also have the opportunity to lead a research project under the mentorship of key health researchers and to undertake experience in the community to enhance your health expertise.
This degree will set you up to become a leader in health services and an advocate for better health.