Faculty of Health Sciences & Medicine study areas

The Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine comprises 7 study areas plus Research study options and consecutive degree options. Each discipline has one or more programs available at the undergraduate (Bachelor) or postgraduate (Master, Doctor) level.

Biomedical Science is a well-rounded science program, developing knowledge in molecular, cellular, anatomical and physiological process of the human body. While studying this degree, students have the opportunity to focus their studies during their last few semesters by choosing a major relevant to their area of interest. The majors; Pre-Health Professional, and Laboratory / Research, are designed to develop detailed knowledge and skills relevant to the discipline of study undertaken, providing structured pathways to specialist careers or postgraduate study.

The program focuses on real world learning, where you will gain exceptional, high-quality practical experience in our health science laboratories.

Programs in Biomedical Science include:

Exercise and Sports Science provides the perfect opportunity to explore interests of how sport and science work together and shape ones future and take that fundamental step into health, science and sport. These programs are taught at the international award-winning Bond Institute of Health and Sport where students will explore areas of study in anatomy and physiology, exercise physiology, biomechanics, motor learning and control, as well as sports nutrition and exercise prescription and planning for both athletic and non-athletic populations.

Students will be taught and mentored by credentialed academics and professional industry patterns as the programs are focused on real-world learning, with a significant proportion of practical experience and internships.

Programs in Exercise and Sports Science include:

Students studying Health Sciences programs will gain an understanding of basic and applied sciences including anatomical, molecular, physiological and psychological processes of human health and function. Students will be able to develop and master technical scientific and research skills using some of the latest research equipment, which can be applied across a broad range of industries.

Programs in Health Sciences include:

Nutrition and Dietetics offers an array of areas of study including clinical dietetics, private practice, food service management, public health nutrition, sports nutrition and nutrition research. The programs are designed to develop work-ready graduates for careers in nutrition and dietetics. This is achieved in the development of evidence-based practitioners that have had intensive preparation in evidence-based dietetic practice, nutrition research and international engagement.

Programs in Nutrition and Dietetics include:

Occupational Therapists are in high demand, due to industry recently being listed as Australia’s second fastest growing. Our Occupational Therapy program is an accelerated two-year master’s degree which provides students with a comprehensive understanding of clinical skills as well as a solid business acumen and research knowledge. The program aims to produce graduates with the skills to succeed in healthcare environments both nationally and internationally. This knowledge and understanding is built through the 1,000 clinical placement hours required throughout the degree in areas such as private practice, community and mental health services, aged care and hospitals. The degree is taught by academics and industry staff who are current practicing clinicians with up-to-date industry knowledge.

Programs in Occupational Therapy include:

Physiotherapists are focused on maintaining health, strength building, prevention of disease and rehabilitation through movement and exercise. Our program offers an innovative problem-based learning model of physiotherapy education to prepare entry level physiotherapists for their roles and responsibilities at first contact practitioners. Physiotherapists transcends across a number of areas including orthopaedics, musculoskeletal practice, chronic disease and disability, paediatrics, women’s / men’s health and private / sports practice.

Programs in Physiotherapy include:

Our Medical Program is known for its accelerated pathway towards practicing as a doctor in Australia and New Zealand. The program is comprised of two sequential degrees: The Bachelor of Medicine (2 years 8 months duration) followed immediately by the Doctor of Medicine (2 years duration) allowing students to graduate in 4 years and 8 months as a qualified doctor. Bond is one of only a few universities in Australia offering medicine as a program commencing at the undergraduate level. Our medical program is built on the principles of evidence-based practice now embraced by practitioners worldwide. It follows a holistic learning strategy with extensive clinical experience and patient contact integrated from early on in the program.

The Medical Program comprises of:

*these 2 degrees are not allowed separately

Research is an integral part of Bond’s success. We pride ourselves on our research excellence, and our commitment and ability to innovate and produce world-class research collaborations that will deliver significant research outcomes to local, national and international communities.

Programs available in research include:

For students looking to complete their studies and enter the workforce earlier, our consecutive degrees option is the quickest and most effective study pathway. The Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine offer 2 year undergraduate degrees, followed by 1.5/2 year postgraduate degrees, allowing students to graduate in just 4 years with 2 degrees. The options available are listed below;