Bachelor of Health Sciences

Deakin University

This program enables students to combine fields of study in the health sciences according to their interests, abilities and career aspirations. It allows students to concentrate studies on two specialised health-related areas and explore complementary study areas that appeal to interests and career aspirations. Thus students are provided with both specialist knowledge and transferable, generic industry skills. Students can also diversify employment opportunities by undertaking elective units from any area of the University. This flexible degree is an excellent option for those looking to discover their passion in the health sector and also provides a pathway to further professional studies in the discipline.

Course Fee:

International: $92,400

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent; Units 3 & 4: a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or at least 25 in English other than EAL.


24 credit points include 6 core units (these are compulsory) and 2 major sequences of study from the Faculty of Health. A maximum of 6 credit points may be selected from units offered by other faculties.

Subjects you can Study:

Environmental health; Exercise science; Family society and health; Food studies; Health and sustainability; Health promotion; Medical biotechnology; Nutrition; Disability and Inclusion; Physical activity and health; Psychological science; Psychology for Professional Development.

Study Pathways:

Honours is available. Postgraduate programs by coursework or research also available.

Further information:

For other information please contact Health enquiries at

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00113B

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Waurn Ponds 50.35 Yes Part time 6 years
Warrnambool 50.35 Yes Online 6 years
Waurn Ponds 50.35 Yes Full time 3 years
Warrnambool 50.35 Yes Full time 3 years
Waurn Ponds 50.35 Yes Online 6 years
Warrnambool 50.35 Yes Part time 6 years
Burwood 50.35 Yes 3 years
Burwood 50.35 Yes Full time 3 years
Burwood 50.35 Yes Part time 6 years
Burwood 50.35 Yes Online 6 years
Waurn Ponds 50.35 Yes 3 years
Warrnambool 50.35 Yes 3 years

Why study with us

Deakin is the number one university in Victoria for graduate satisfaction and among the top one per cent of universities worldwide.

With industry connections, world-class facilities and a practical approach to learning, Deakin students gain more than just a qualification – they graduate confident and ready to thrive in the jobs of tomorrow.

Facilities and services

Deakin has a reputation for cutting-edge technology, innovative facilities and flexible learning environments. There are five campuses – Melbourne Burwood, Geelong Waurn Ponds, Geelong Waterfront, Warrnambool and the Cloud Campus – offering students the flexibility to study in a location that suits them.

All students, regardless of their campus or mode of study, benefit from a range of valuable services including accommodation, financial assistance, health and wellbeing, and study and learning support. 

Admission and selection

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Study options

As a Deakin student, you can choose from full-time, part-time or intensive study options across Deakin’s bachelor, postgraduate and research degrees. You’ll also have the opportunity to study abroad, explore cross-international study, gain an internship, or work in simulated environments to tailor your learning experience and get a head start in your dream career.

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