Bachelor of Health Science

Swinburne University of Technology

The Bachelor of Health Science is designed to equip students for careers promoting health and wellbeing. Access laboratories and testing facilities equipped with the latest technology-Swinburne is the only university in Australia with MRI and MEG labs on campus. Explore Australian and international health challenges. Examine the physical, psychological and social aspects of health in a variety of settings. Learn about contemporary issues in health science, such as biomedical testing or health communication, and how to address them. Apply your learning in a professionally focused, multidisciplinary project during your final year of study. Discover a career in counselling, community development, health communication, disability, social welfare or medical research. Graduates may also progress to postgraduate study in physiotherapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy or nursing.

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At a glance

Type of Institution: University TAFE Institute/Polytechnic (Govt)
Level: Undergraduate
Campus/Location: Higher Education Hawthorn
Institution CRICOS: 00111D

Subjects

  • Applied statistics
  • Biomedical science
  • Clinical technologies
  • Digital Health and Informatics
  • Health promotion
  • Neuroscience
  • Nutrition
  • Psychology and forensic science
  • Psychology and psychophysiology

About us

Swinburne has an international reputation for quality research that connects science and technology with business and the community. Our commitment to high-quality teaching and research is reflected in a number of prestigious world academic ranking lists. In 2016, QS and Times Higher Education ranked Swinburne amongst the top 100 young universities in the world. Swinburne has also received accolades for its work in physics and design. The Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) 2015 named Swinburne amongst the world’s top 100 universities in the field of physics, and the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017 recognised Swinburne’s design school as one of the top 100 in the world. Additionally, Swinburne has been consistently ranked in ARWU’s top 400 in the world.

Swinburne offers a supportive, secure and peaceful campus environment. Our students enjoy state-of-the-art multimedia lecture theatres, well-stocked libraries, up-to-date computer labs and wi-fi connectivity, as well as on-campus accommodation at Hawthorn - so our students get the most out of their studies.
We also offer a range of services and programs that extend beyond what you learn in the classroom, including:
 
  • Dedicated international student support team
  • Accommodation counsellors
  • Student Leadership and Volunteer Program
  • Study Abroad
  • Careers and Employment Services 
  • Health and counselling clinic
  • Multi-faith prayer facilities
  • Language and Academic Skill centre
  • Maths and Statistics Help centre
  • Hawthorn Aquatic and Leisure Centre
 
 

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