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Health science

Equip yourself with trans-disciplinary skills. Become a change agent and work across diverse health contexts.

Duration: 3 years (full-time), 6 years (part-time)
UAC Code:  606050 (full-time) 606055 (part-time)

The Bachelor of Health Science is a flexible and innovative degree that equips you with qualifications to help make a difference across diverse settings of health care contexts.

With a strong emphasis on the social model of health, this course prepares you to be engaged, adaptive thinkers with a solid understanding of health and health systems. Graduate equipped to contribute to health related activities that reduce inequity and promote social justice in local and/or global contexts.

Develop knowledge within a framework that can be tailored to suit your interests and needs. You might focus on learning how to use and interpret data to drive innovation and improvement in our health systems. Or develop knowledge of global health and international health priorities so you can contribute to overseas health initiatives and aid organisations. Other students could focus on pharmacology, which can transition them to a degree in pharmacy.

See the indicative course structure for standard full time study.

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Bachelor of Health Science


UTS Health ScienceCareer opportunities involve work across a broad range of areas within the health care sector including:

  • health promotion
  • advocacy
  • health education
  • e-health
  • health data and information management systems
  • planning and policy
  • project management and evaluation
  • community development
  • research and consultancy across both public and private health sectors
  • preparation for further study in graduate entry programs such as Pharmacy, Clinical and Public Health

Why study health science at uts?

  • Equip yourself with trans-disciplinary skills to become a change agent working across diverse health contexts.
  • The variety of subjects gives you the knowledge and scope to think laterally and globally to tackle issues confronting healthcare systems and environments
  • Undertake a professional placement in your final year.
  • Choose a major in global health, digital health and analytics, or pharmacology, or tailor choices to suit your interests and career aspirations
  • This program is accepted preparation for the UTS Master of Pharmacy and UTS Master of Orthoptics.

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