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Learn how you can make a difference
With real growth comes real employment outcomes. Join the fastest-growing industry in Australia by studying health at Deakin. You’ll be immersed in world-leading research and gain access to unrivalled facilities. Whether it’s medicine or social work you’re interested in, our multidisciplinary approach will ensure you develop a deep understanding of the expertise and roles of different health professionals. Combined with extensive fieldwork and placement opportunities, you’ll graduate highly-skilled and work-ready.
Disciplines within health sciences and allied health
- Allied health
- Clinical exercise physiology
- Disability and inclusion
- Environmental health
- Exercise and sport science
- Family, society and health
- Food and nutrition sciences
- Health and human services management
- Health and medical science
- Health and sustainability
- Health economics
- Health promotion
- Health sciences
- Occupational therapy
- Physical activity and health
- Play therapy and childhood
- Public health
- Social work
- Sport coaching
Courses within Health sciences and allied health
Bachelor of Arts (Psychology)
Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) (Honours)
Bachelor of Criminology/Bachelor of Psychological Science
Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science
Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science (Honours)
Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science/Bachelor of Business (Sport Management)
Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science/Bachelor of Nutrition Science
Bachelor of Health and Medical Science (Honours)
Bachelor of Health Sciences
Bachelor of Health Sciences (Honours)
Bachelor of Health Sciences/Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Medical Imaging
Bachelor of Nursing/Bachelor of Psychological Science
Bachelor of Nursing/Bachelor of Public Health and Health Promotion
Bachelor of Nutrition Science
Bachelor of Nutrition Science (Dietetics Pathway)
Bachelor of Nutrition Science (Honours)
Bachelor of Nutrition Science/Bachelor of Commerce
Bachelor of Occupational Therapy
Bachelor of Psychological Science
Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours)
Bachelor of Psychology (Honours)
Bachelor of Public Health and Health Promotion
Bachelor of Public Health and Health Promotion (Honours)
Bachelor of Public Health and Health Promotion/Bachelor of Commerce
Bachelor of Social Work
Bachelor of Vision Science/Master of Optometry
Graduate Certificate of Disability and Inclusion
Graduate Certificate of Health Economics
Graduate Certificate of Health Promotion
Graduate Certificate of Sport Performance Analysis
Graduate Certificate of Strength and Conditioning
Graduate Certificate of Therapeutic Child Play
Graduate Diploma of Applied Sport Science
Graduate Diploma of Health Promotion
Graduate Diploma of Human Nutrition
Graduate Diploma of Psychological Science
Graduate Diploma of Psychology (Advanced)
Graduate Diploma of Therapeutic Child Play
Master of Applied Sport Science
Master of Business Administration
Master of Business Administration (Healthcare Management)
Master of Child Play Therapy
Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology
Master of Disability and Inclusion
Master of Health and Human Services Management
Master of Health Economics
Master of Health Promotion
Master of Human Nutrition
Master of Nutrition and Population Health
Master of Professional Psychology
Master of Psychology (Clinical)
Master of Psychology (Organisational)
Master of Public Health
Master of Social Work
Doctor of Philosophy (Copenhagen)
Doctor of Philosophy (Exercise Science and Sport)
Doctor of Philosophy (Nutrition and Public Health)
Doctor of Philosophy (Psychology)
Doctor of Philosophy (Public Health and Health Services)
Doctor of Psychology (Clinical)
Gain the expertise to transform people's lives
Everyone deserves to lead a healthy life, but many people find that obstacles with their health stand in their way. This is your chance for a rewarding career where you could help people – whether in Australia or overseas – to lead fuller, healthier and happier lives.
Learn with your peers from other health courses
At Deakin, you'll engage in multidisciplinary learning. This experience introduces you to working in multidisciplinary teams and helps you to develop an understanding of the expertise and roles of different health professionals.
A broad perspective on your studies
With a regional and rural focus on our courses, you can build on the knowledge and skills you'll have gained in metropolitan areas.
Get experience in the real world
Our courses have a variety of placements that you carry out throughout the duration of your degree, giving you the chance to gain sought-after skills and experience under the supervision of qualified practitioners.
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Bachelor of Health Sciences at Deakin – Shala's Story
Deakin’s Bachelor of Health Sciences allows you to explore all areas of the health sector, one of the largest and fastest growing industries in Australia and around the world.
Our students are work ready and confident on graduation thanks to practice-based and solution-oriented teaching.
Head of School of Health and Social Development
The subject of public health at Deakin University has been ranked in the top 200 in one of the world’s most prestigious international ranking systems.
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*2019 Student Experience Survey, based on undergraduate students
#ARWU Rankings 2019
~According to the Voice Project IT Service Quality Support Benchmark Survey
^Australian Graduate Recruitment Industry Awards, 2017, 2018, 2019 winner
^^Australian Graduate Survey 2010–2015, Graduate Outcomes Survey 2016–2019 (GOS), Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT)