Bachelor of Health Sciences
The University of Queensland - St Lucia

Course outline

In this flexible three-year program, you gain a broad understanding of human health, studying fields including biomedicine, health behaviours, public health and evidence-based practice. You specialise in clinical health, nutrition or public health, and get hands-on experience during your final semester of study with a minimum of 90 hours of supervised work experience. For more information, visit Bachelor of Health Sciences at UQ.

Majors

Clinical health; nutrition; public health.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for UQ and for this course, refer to UQ’s website.

Prerequisites

English, Literature, English and Literature Extension or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 and 4, C)

Recommended study
One of Biology, Chemistry or Physics (Units 3 and 4, C).
Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022
80.00
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

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Highest Rank to receive an offer

Median Rank to receive an offer

Lowest Rank to receive an offer

ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors

99.80

88.45

75.50

ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors

99.95

89.35

80.10

Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

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Higher education study

Vocational Education and Training (VET) study

Work and life experience

Recent secondary education

Recent secondary education admitted solely on the basis of ATAR/Rank

Admitted where both ATAR/Rank and additional criteria were considered

Admitted on the basis of other criteria only and ATAR/Rank was not a factor

International students

All students

Number of students

36

N/P#

0

107

5

<5*

23

177

Percentage of all students

20.3%

N/P#

0.0%

60.5%

2.8%

<5*

13.0%

100%

Notes

* “<5" – the number of students is less than 5
# N/P – Not published: the number is hidden to prevent calculation of numbers in cells with less than 5 students

Career opportunities

Graduates pursue rewarding careers as health promotion or public health officers, or in health administration. Others pursue clinical careers through further study.

Membership

Australian Health Promotion Association; Public Health Association of Australia.

Course Code
729002
Start Date

Offer rounds
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Fee
CSP/$8560 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Health and Recreation
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

3 years Full time or 6 years Part time

Location
Brisbane