Health Table

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Health Major

A major in Health requires 48 credit points from this table including:
(i) 12 credit points of 1000-level core units
(ii) 12 credit points of 2000-level core units
(iii) 6 credit points of 3000-level research units
(iv) 6 credit points of 3000-level interdisciplinary experience units
(v) 6 credit points of 3000-level disciplinary project units
(vi) 6 credit points of 3000-level selective units

Health Minor

A minor in Health requires 36 credit points from this table including:
(i) 12 credit points of 1000-level core units
(ii) 12 credit points of 2000-level core units
(iii) 12 credit points of 3000-level selective units

Units of study

The units of study are listed below

1000-level units of study

Core units

HSBH1012
Introduction to Health and Health Care
6    N HSBH1006 or HSBH1008 or HSBH1009
Semester 1
HSBH1013
Society and Health
6      Semester 2

2000-level units of study

Core units

HSBH2007
Research Methods in Health
6    P ((HSBH1006 AND HSBH1009) OR HSBH1012) AND (HSBH1008 OR HSBH1013)
N BACH2140 or HSBH1007
Semester 1
HSBH2009
Innovations in eHealth
6    A HSBH1012, HSBH1013
P 48 credit points
N HSBH1010
Semester 2

3000-level units of study

Research units

HSBH3005
Evidence Based Health Care
6    P HSBH1007 or HSBH2007
Semester 2
HSBH3018
Quantitative Research Methods in Health
6    P HSBH1007 or HSBH2007
N PSYC2012 or SCLG3603
Semester 1
HSBH3019
Qualitative Research Methods in Health
6    P HSBH1007 or HSBH2007
N SCLG2602 or BACH4056
Semester 2

Interdisciplinary experience units

HSBH3004
Health, Ethics and the Law
6    P 48 credit points of units
Semester 1
HSBH3009
International Health
6    P 48 credit points of units
N BACH3128
Semester 2
HSBH3012
FHS Abroad
6    P Successful completion of all 1st year units in an undergraduate FHS degree


Students interested in participating must obtain permission from their course director before enrolling in FHS Abroad. Some degrees require participants have a minimum credit average.
Intensive December
Intensive July
Semester 1
Semester 2
HSBH3013
FHS Indigenous Communities
6    P Successful completion of all 1st year units in an undergraduate FHS degree
Semester 2
HSBH3026
Industry and Community Project
6    P A minimum of 48 credit points

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Department Permission required for enrolment
Intensive December
Intensive February
Intensive January
Intensive July
Semester 1
Semester 2
SCPU3001
Science Interdisciplinary Project
6    P Completion of 2000-level units required for at least one Science major.
Intensive December
Intensive February
Intensive January
Intensive July
Semester 1
Semester 2

Disciplinary project units

HSBH3003
Health Service Strategy and Policy
6    P HSBH1007 or HSBH2007
Semester 2
HSBH3011
Rural Health
6    P HSBH1007 or HSBH2007
Semester 1
HSBH3022
Health Promotion: Principles and Practice
6    P HSBH1007 or HSBH2007
Semester 1

Selective units

HSBH3001
Health and Indigenous Populations
6    P HSBH1007 or HSBH2007 or BACH1161 or HSBH1003
Semester 1
Semester 2
HSBH3003
Health Service Strategy and Policy
6    P HSBH1007 or HSBH2007
Semester 2
HSBH3004
Health, Ethics and the Law
6    P 48 credit points of units
Semester 1
HSBH3005
Evidence Based Health Care
6    P HSBH1007 or HSBH2007
Semester 2
HSBH3009
International Health
6    P 48 credit points of units
N BACH3128
Semester 2
HSBH3011
Rural Health
6    P HSBH1007 or HSBH2007
Semester 1
HSBH3012
FHS Abroad
6    P Successful completion of all 1st year units in an undergraduate FHS degree


Students interested in participating must obtain permission from their course director before enrolling in FHS Abroad. Some degrees require participants have a minimum credit average.
Intensive December
Intensive July
Semester 1
Semester 2
HSBH3013
FHS Indigenous Communities
6    P Successful completion of all 1st year units in an undergraduate FHS degree
Semester 2
HSBH3015
Mental Health Rehabilitation
6    P 48 credit points
Semester 1
HSBH3016
Individual and Societal Ageing
6    P BACH1161 or HSBH1003 or HSBH1008


Bachelor of Health Sciences students must have completed 24 credit points of HSBH junior units for enrolment into this unit. All other students must have completed 48 credit points.
Semester 2
HSBH3018
Quantitative Research Methods in Health
6    P HSBH1007 or HSBH2007
N PSYC2012 or SCLG3603
Semester 1
HSBH3019
Qualitative Research Methods in Health
6    P HSBH1007 or HSBH2007
N SCLG2602 or BACH4056
Semester 2
HSBH3022
Health Promotion: Principles and Practice
6    P HSBH1007 or HSBH2007
Semester 1
HSBH3026
Industry and Community Project
6    P A minimum of 48 credit points

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Department Permission required for enrolment
Intensive December
Intensive February
Intensive January
Intensive July
Semester 1
Semester 2