Bachelor of Health Science
CQUniversity - Rockhampton

Course outline

The Bachelor of Health Science is a practical course designed to develop well-rounded skills and provide students with a foundation learning opportunity. In this course, students will develop their knowledge in a broad range of topics including anatomy and physiology, pathophysiology and pharmacology, evidence-based practice, health psychology, and rural health. This course will provide students with opportunities to apply their knowledge and skills in rich and authentic learning environments through laboratory activities, research projects and work-integrated learning where they will be engaged in genuine, real life professional experiences. Completing the Bachelor of Health Science is the ideal pathway for progression into specialised postgraduate or graduate-entry courses in areas such as physiotherapy, occupational therapy, speech pathology, podiatry or public health. For more course information, visit Bachelor of Health Science.


All students will be required to attend a compulsory Residential School for ALLH11010 Skills for Allied Health Assistants, regardless of study mode. Students may also be required to attend additional compulsory residential schools throughout their study if they choose to study online, or select a major or minor with a residential school component.

Other requirements

Students are required to undertake a professional placement in an Allied Health setting and a professional placement in a health setting relevant to their chosen major/minor of study. For full course requirements, visit Bachelor of Health Science.

Admissions Criteria

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


English, Literature, English and Literature Extension or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 and 4, C); Completion of Year 12 or attained age 17 years

Recommended study
One of Chemistry, Biology or Physics (Units 3 and 4, C).
Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024

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





* “<5" – indicates less than 5 ATAR/Selection Rank based offers were made

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, 2024

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Contact the institution for information.

Career opportunities

Roles within aged care, Indigenous heath, community health project management, health promotion, public health, or health research.

Course Code
Start Date

Offer rounds

9 Jan 2025
5 Jun 2025

CSP/$11710 (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

Rockhampton & surrounds