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Bachelor of Health Science
UniSC - University of the Sunshine Coast - Sunshine Coast

Course outline

This course prepares graduates for jobs in a range of specialised health science disciplines that address current and future global and local health needs of individuals, communities and populations. Health science disciplines include applied health promotion, applied environmental health, health communication and Indigenous health and wellbeing. Students complete foundation study in health science and major in their chosen health discipline, which includes a placement. For more information, visit Bachelor of Health Science at UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast.

Note

For students enrolled in the Environmental Health extended major, this program includes compulsory placements in settings that require full COVID-19 vaccination.

Majors

Applied environmental health; applied health promotion; health communication; Indigenous health and wellbeing.

Other requirements

Before undertaking workplace learning, students must obtain a Blue Card and may be required to undergo a criminal history check or other discipline-specific mandatory checks; refer to institution. The Inherent Academic Requirements of a program are those fundamental skills, capabilities and knowledge that students must be able to demonstrate in order to achieve the essential learning outcomes of the program, while maintaining the academic integrity of that program. For information, visit Inherent Academic Requirements on the UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast website.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast and for this course, refer to UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast’s website.

Prerequisites

Completion of Year 12 or attained age 17 years

Recommended study
English; General Mathematics, Mathematical Methods or Specialist Mathematics; at least one of the sciences
Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022
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

93.20

83.90

51.65

ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors

99.20

89.30

57.65

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

19

6

7

7

0

7

11

57

Percentage of all students

33.3%

10.5%

12.3%

12.3%

0.0%

12.3%

19.3%

100%

Notes

Career opportunities

Health promotion officer, community development worker, public health officer, environmental health officer.

Membership

Students and graduates may become members of Australian professional associations relevant to their area of study. These include Australian Health Promotion Association; Public Health Association of Australia; Environmental Health Australia; Indigenous Allied Health Australia; Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Worker Association.

Course Code
013321
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Offer rounds
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Fee
CSP/$12146 (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
Sunshine Coast
 
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