With a Bachelor of Health Science, you can launch your career path in medicine, allied health, health organisations and the public service, including in hospitals, public health units, healthcare foundations and academia.
You will graduate with an impressive skillset that includes knowledge of the biomedical sciences, an understanding of the biological, social and economic factors contributing to health outcomes, and research skills related to biomedical science, population health and public health policy.
How to apply
Admission to the Bachelor of Health Science is highly competitive. Students will be required to submit a supplementary application form as part of their application.
Admission to undergraduate degrees is based on meeting the ATAR requirement or an equivalent rank derived from the following qualifications:
- An Australian year 12 qualification or international equivalent; OR
- A completed Associate Diploma, Associate Degree, AQF Diploma, Diploma, AQF Advanced Diploma, Graduate Certificate or international equivalent; OR
- At least one standard full-time year (1.0 FTE) in a single program of degree level study at an Australian higher education institution or international equivalent; OR
- An approved tertiary preparation course unless subsequent study is undertaken.
Admission to the Bachelor of Health Science also requires a successful assessment of suitability based on a supplementary form.
There are places available for 60 students in each intake of the Bachelor of Health Science.
As we are committed to building on our engagement with Indigenous and rural Australia, 15 of the available places are reserved for students from Indigenous or rural backgrounds. These students are strongly encouraged to apply, and bonus points may be available to you.
Supplementary Application Form
Students will be required to submit a supplementary application form as part of their application to the Bachelor of Health Science. The form and its content are available to be viewed online here. Submission of this form is compulsory for all applicants, due by 30 November for First Semester commencement.
Rural Background Criteria
Fifteen places are reserved in every intake of the Bachelor of Health Science for students from rural and Indigenous backgrounds. Students from a rural background are required to submit further documentation to your Universities Admissions Centre application at UAC website.
Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Declaration
Students who are of Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent are required to submit further documentation to their UAC application. Please complete the declaration below and attach a confirmation letter from an incorporated Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander organisation or association to your Universities Admissions Criteria application on the UAC website.