Bachelor of Health Sciences

Flinders University

The Bachelor of Health Science is a flexible program of study giving students a broad understanding of the health care system. It provides exposure to a wide variety of health related professions and opportunities to transfer to a range of clinical and allied health specialities during the degree or on completion.

Course Fee:

International: $108,900

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent qualifications; or mature age entry (STAT); or TAFE/VET qualifications; or higher education transfers; or completion of a foundation studies program


The degree is designed for students to gain a range of academic, research, communication and critical thinking skills that provide the foundation for successful employment in health related fields. Students will undertake a core program of study that addresses both human bioscience as well as social, psychological, ethical and cultural aspects of health and well-being in the context of the Australian health care system. Health and research topics are combined with others from across the university allowing students to tailor the program of study to their interests and pursue one of the following majors: Disability and Community Rehabilitation, Environmental and Public Health, Health Promotion, Health Management, Life Sciences, Nutrition, Public Health or Therapy Studies.

Subjects you can Study:

Disability and Community Rehabilitation, Environmental and Public Health, Health Promotion, Health Management, Life Sciences, Nutrition, Public Health or Therapy Studies

Further information:

Students have the option of combining this degree with one of the following Bachelor degrees, providing they meet the entry requirements for both degrees: Commerce (Accounting), Health Management/Business (Human Resource Management), or Nursing.


This degree is accredited depending on your major: Graduates of the health promotion major are eligible for membership with the Australian Health Promotion Association. Graduates of the health management major are eligible for membership with the Australasian College of Health Services Management. Graduates of the nutrition major are eligible for membership with the Nutrition Society of Australia.

Accepts International Students:


Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Bedford Park No info Yes Full time 3 years
Bedford Park No info Yes Part time 6 years
Flinders is a leading international university in Australia, distinguished by its boldness, vigour and imagination. The University has a record of excellence and innovation in teaching, research and community engagement.

While the main campus is located in the suburb of Bedford Park, just a short drive south of Adelaide's Central Business District and easily accessible by public transport, the University's geographical footprint also stretches across South Australia, Western Victoria and the Northern Territory.

Flinders has over 2,600 staff and more than 26,100 students, with over 5,400 coming from countries as diverse as Canada, India and Kenya. Its graduates are encouraged to be knowledgeable, to communicate effectively, and to develop skills to connect across boundaries and tackle major challenges.

Flinders has led the way in providing access to higher education for individuals who did not traditionally aspire to University, and offers a choice of pathways that cater to people from a variety of backgrounds.

Offering over 140 undergraduate and 280 postgraduate courses, Flinders prides itself on the quality of its programs and the attention given to the learning experience of its students.

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