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
Applicants can apply to the Bachelor of Health Science program via the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC). Applicants applying to this program must also submit the compulsory supplementary application form in addition to their UAC 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
There are 60 places available for 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 adjustment factors may be available to you.
Additional selection criteria
Applicants applying to this program are required to submit a supplementary application form as part of their application. Submission of this form is compulsory for all applicants and is due by 30 November.
Of the 60 places available in the Bachelor of Health Science, 15 places are reserved for students from a rural background. Students from a rural background are asked to indicate this in their supplementary form and are required to submit supporting documentation to their primary application (eg. UAC).
Places are available in the Bachelor of Health Science program for applicants who are of Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent. Applicants are asked to indicate this in their supplementary form and are required to submit supporting documentation to their primary application (eg. UAC).
Additional information on the supplementary form and what can be provided as supporting documentation to support rural background and Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent can be found on the main ANU website.