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Bachelor of Biomedical Science - Public Health

The University of Western Australia

36 months
Duration
41500 AUD/year
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About

In the Bachelor of Biomedical Science - Public Health at The University of Western Australia you examine the patterns of health and disease in society, and apply medical research and evidence-based medicine to populations to improve the health of the community.

Overview

This Bachelor of Biomedical Science - Public Health at The University of Western Australia will give you a strong foundation in health science with skills in scientific investigation, critical thinking and problem solving.

In your first year, you'll study health issues locally and globally, and the social, environmental, biological and historical factors that influence health in a population. In second year, you'll develop skills in critical appraisal and research inquiry, measuring the size of health issues, causes and risk factors and the potential for prevention. In third year, study is focused on health promotion, health systems and policies, health leadership skills and health research. 

Across the course you'll also study complementary units in Aboriginal health and communication and project planning in health. Central to the major is community engagement, through structured visits to health organisations, voluntary work experience programs and field trips. The major enables you to achieve the knowledge and skills recognised as meeting nationally and internationally recognised standards.

Career Pathways

The field of public health changes constantly, presenting new challenges and allowing you to work at the cutting edge of the nation's public health issues to make a real difference.

The Public Health major will give you a strong foundation in health science with skills in scientific investigation, critical thinking and problem solving. Knowledge and skills in population health, leadership, research, health promotion, epidemiology and disease prevention are coupled with personal and professional development.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Health and Illness in Human Populations
  • Health and Globalisation
  • Mathematics Fundamentals
  • Aboriginal Health and Wellbeing 
  • Foundations of Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

144 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS Code: 095001B 

  • Indonesian Secondary School Leaving Certificate (STTB SMA)

8

  • All India Senior School Certificate (CBSE)

12

  • Canadian Matriculation (except Quebec)

70

  • Chinese Gao Kao

525

  • Chinese Unified Examinations (UEC)

12

  • French Baccalauréat

12

  • GCE or Cambridge Advanced-level Examinations

8

  • German Abitur

3.3

  • Indian School Certificate (CISCE)

60

  • International Baccalaureate

27

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    41500 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 124500 AUD for the full programme during 36 months.
  • Commonwealth supported students $8,825.24

Living costs for Perth

1328 - 2367 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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