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Faculty of Health Sciences & Medicine study areas

The Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine comprises 9 study areas plus Research study options and consecutive degree options. Each discipline has one or more programs available at the undergraduate (Bachelor) or postgraduate (Masters, Doctorate) 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.

Exercise and Sports Performance provides students with an understanding of the basic and applied sciences as they apply to personal and community health, fitness, exercise and sports performance at all levels. This program allows you the flexibility to tailor your studies to both your interests and career aspirations by choosing from a range of subdisciplines, including biomechanics; exercise testing, prescription, and delivery; physiology and biochemistry of exercise, as well as wide electives in entrepreneurship and innovation, sport management, and tourism and events management. 

The program is taught at the international award-winning Bond Institute of Health and Sport, and students will be taught and mentored by award-winning academics and professional industry partners. The Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Performance will provide you with an undergraduate pathway to postgraduate studies in sports science, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, nutrition and dietetics, as well as broader sporting allied health programs.

Exercise and Sports Science provide the perfect opportunity to explore interests of how sport and science work together and shape ones future and take that fundamental step into health, fitness, exercise, 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. The Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science will provide you with an undergraduate pathway to postgraduate studies in physiotherapy, occupational therapy, nutrition and dietetics, as well as broader sporting allied health programs.

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:

Bond University has created a suite of Healthcare Innovations program offerings  to develop post-graduates’ abilities to navigate research evidence, critically evaluate health systems and practices, and use data and technology to identify opportunities for sustainable innovations. 

The Healthcare Innovations program offerings are designed and delivered by experienced educators, researchers and innovators within the Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine, the Institute for Evidence-Based Healthcare, and the Bond Business School.  

Programs in Healthcare Innovations include:

Nutrition and Dietetic Practice 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 Dietetic Practice 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.

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 Medical Studies (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 must be studied sequentially and can not be studied individually

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 2 year postgraduate degrees, allowing students to graduate in just 4 years of study with 2 degrees. The options available are listed below;