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Bachelor of Health Sciences

Where will your degree take you?

Individuals with a Bachelor of Health Sciences degree have many different career options. Graduates may wish to pursue further studies for a career in allied health to become an occupational therapist or a dietitian, or to further your skills in scientific research.

After completing the Bachelor of Health Sciences program, you could expect to find employment in a range of industry sectors including, but not limited to healthcare services and facilities; healthcare and social assistance; medical devices/ equipment/ hospital supplies; health industry data; and pharmaceuticals.


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.

Laboratory Assistant

Performs various tasks to support the laboratory technical staff, including laboratory testing, blood specimen collection, send outs and the maintenance of quality assurance records and specimen procurement. The laboratory assistant will be tasked to perform quality control as directed by the laboratory manager and clean and maintain the work area and all lab equipment and supplies.

Health Administrator

A health or medical administrator contributes to health service planning. Their responsibilities include but are not limited to managing medical programs and clinical services in hospitals or other health service facilities; maintaining the standards of medical care; and ensuring an appropriately skilled medical workforce.

Healthcare Data Scientist

Healthcare data scientists are skilled to extract meaning from and interpret data to make conclusions and ultimately decisions about healthcare processes. This skill and specialisation lend itself to areas including epidemiology, medical imaging, immunology, genomics, disease control, public health, and virology.

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.

Further study options

Upon completing the Bachelor of Health Sciences program, you can progress your studies to meet your career ambitions of a career in healthcare or in research and/or academia. 

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