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.
For students enrolled in the Environmental Health extended major, this program includes compulsory placements in settings that require full COVID-19 vaccination.
Applied environmental health; applied health promotion; health communication; Indigenous health and wellbeing.
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.
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.
Completion of Year 12 or attained age 17 years
For more information about the ATAR/Selection Rank profile, please visit ATAR/Selection Rank profile explained.
Highest Rank to receive an offer
Median Rank to receive an offer
Lowest Rank to receive an offer
ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors
ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors
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.
For more information about the Student profile, please visit Student profile explained.
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
Number of students
Percentage of all students
Health promotion officer, community development worker, public health officer, environmental health officer.
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.
3 years Full time or 6 years Part time