36 months
35700 AUD/year
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This Health Sciences course from Curtin University is multidisciplinary, giving you a solid grounding in public health. You can use the degree to work in the area of public health or as a pathway into other health degrees such as speech pathology, pharmacy, physiotherapy and occupational therapy. 

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Public health practitioners work to achieve better health through the prevention of disease and disability. Rather than working with individual clients, public health practitioners work at the community or whole population level. They pay special attention to how social, economic and environmental factors affect health and wellbeing.

Optional units allow you to pursue your interests in other health areas or choose one subject for in-depth learning. You may select a practicum unit in your third year of study.

Why study 

  • Flexible, well-rounded degree you can tailor to suit your specific interests in health sciences.
  • This Health Sciences course from Curtin University is an established pathway into other undergraduate and postgraduate degrees into other health sciences degrees.

Career information


  • Administrative officer
  • Community development officer
  • Project officer
  • Research officer.


  • Health research
  • Local and state government
  • Non-government organisations.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Health Sciences First Year Stream
  • Pharmacy First Year Stream 
  • Big Data and Health
  • Epidemiology - From Principles to Practice 
  • Health Care Systems in Australia
  • Health Sciences Specialisation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


600 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code: 003691K 

Curtin University welcomes applications from International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma students. You’re eligible to apply to Curtin if you have:

  • achieved a full IB Diploma with a minimum score of 24 points in six subjects.
  • fulfilled Curtin University’s English proficiency requirements.
  • fulfilled the course prerequisite requirements, if applicable.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    35700 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 35700 AUD per year during 36 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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