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Bachelor of Health Sciences (Honours)

Where will your degree take you?

Individuals with a Bachelor of Health Sciences (Honours) degree could expect to find employment in a range of industry sectors including, but not limited to pharmaceuticals, health services, healthcare and social assistance and medical devices, equipment, and hospital supplies.  

Typically, students who complete their honours will seek a career in research and/or academia: the program also offers seamless transition to research master’s and PhD studies. Graduates may also wish to pursue further postgraduate study.


Research Assistant

Graduates may seek employment as research assistants in their selected disciplines. While research assistants are expected to contribute in many ways to a research project, typical responsibilities include conducting literature reviews, collecting and analysing data, preparing materials for research grant submissions, maintaining accurate records of interviews, and preparing articles, reports, and presentations.

Health Promotion Officer

Health promotion officers assist health and community groups to improve the health of individuals and the community by raising awareness of health lifestyles, disease and disability, and other health-related issues.

Learning is a lifelong journey

Further study options

Upon completing the Bachelor of Health Sciences (Honours) program, you can progress your studies to meet your career ambitions in allied health, research or academia.

A career in health

The Bachelor of Health Sciences (Honours) offers a pathway to undergraduate programs and postgraduate healthcare degrees, including pharmacy, and broader public health programs.

Research or academia

Graduates of the Bachelor of Health Sciences (Honours) program can also undertake Masters (by Research) or Doctor of Philosophy.

Program learning outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes provide a broad and measurable set of standards that incorporate a range of knowledge, skills and abilities that will be achieved on completion of the program. These outcomes will help you determine whether this program aligns with your professional pathway, career and learning goals.