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Health Sciences and Arts (Dual Degree), Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #201 (ARWU) Melbourne, Australia| Online
This Health Sciences and Arts (Dual Degree) from Deakin University allows you to structure your course according to your chosen specialties, thereby providing adequate learning support.
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Overview

Build a degree tailored to your interests with a Bachelor of Health Sciences and Arts (Dual Degree) from Deakin University. This flexible degree allows you to major in fields from both health sciences and arts, tapping into unique course combinations and career opportunities. You can choose your course structure to hone in on whichever niche reflects your individual passions.

Do you want the cross-disciplinary skills to design your own future?

Become a specialist in your chosen field with the combination of a health sciences and arts degree. Choose majors that interconnect and expand your career prospects. You will study equal parts health sciences and arts to ensure you graduate with a skill set in both disciplines.

Career

Your career outcomes will depend on the majors you complete with this degree.

Studying health sciences could lead you into careers in areas such as:

  • community health
  • counselling
  • disability and inclusion
  • environmental health
  • health education
  • health promotion
  • nutrition
  • psychological science
  • regional health service planning
  • sports development.

Accreditation

Officially accredited/recognized by the Department of Education and Training, Australia, Deakin University (Deakin) is a very large coeducational higher education institution. Deakin University (Deakin) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees, bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
    Part-time
  • Credits
    32 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online

Programme Structure

  • To complete the Bachelor of Health Sciences/Bachelor of Arts students must attain 32 credit points. Most units (think of units as 'subjects') are equal to 1 credit point. In order to gain 32 credit points you will need to study 32 units (AKA 'subjects') over your entire degree. Most students choose to study 4 units per trimester and usually undertake two trimesters each year.
  • You must fulfil the requirements of each of the two degrees in your course of study.
  • The course comprises a total of 32 credit points which must include 16 credit points from the Bachelor of Health Sciences and 16 credit points from the Bachelor of Arts.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    65

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Entry for applicants with recent secondary education (previous three years) will be based on their performance in a Senior Secondary Certificate of Education, with pre-requisite units 3 and 4; a study score of at least 30 in English EAL (English as an additional language) or 25 in English other than EAL. 
  • Applicants will be selected in accordance with the published Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) for that year.
  • CRICOS code: 035503K

Tuition Fee

  • International

    32000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 32000 AUD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    8285 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8285 AUD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Melbourne

  • 1501 - 2660 AUD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

A Deakin scholarship could help you pay for your course fees, living costs and study materials. If you've got something special to offer Deakin - or maybe you just need a bit of extra support - we've got a scholarship opportunity for you. 

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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