• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
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Overview

The Bachelor of Health Science at the University of Technology Sydney is characterised by a strong emphasis on the social model of health, which can be combined with science content to focus on learning how to use and interpret data to drive innovation and improvement in health systems. 

Alternatively, students can develop their knowledge of global health and international health priorities in order to contribute to overseas health initiatives and aid organisations. 

Students who complete this course with the required pathway and grade point average also meet current entry criteria for a UTS Master of Pharmacy or Master of Physiotherapy.

Course aims

The course produces graduates who are engaged, adaptive thinkers with a solid understanding of health and health systems. 

Graduates are equipped to contribute to health-related activities that reduce inequity and promote social justice in local and global contexts. The course is accepted preparation for a master's degree in pharmacy or orthoptics at the UTS: Graduate School of Health.

Careers

Career options include positions in 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, physiotherapy (pathway) and pharmacy (pathway).

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

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

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 72 months
  • Credits
    144 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Health Care Systems
  • Public Health
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Psychosocial Perspectives in Health
  • Principles of Primary Health Care
  • Health Promotion and Advocacy

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    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.

General Requirements

CRICOS: 088070C

  • Applicants must have completed an Australian Year 12 qualification, Australian Qualifications Framework Diploma, or equivalent Australian or overseas qualification at the required level.
  • English proficiency
  • To obtain a student visa to study in Australia, international students must enrol full time and on campus. Australian student visa regulations also require international students studying on student visas to complete the course within the standard full-time duration. Students can extend their courses only in exceptional circumstances.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    680 AUD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 680 AUD per credit and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Sydney

  • 1882 - 3550 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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