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E70 Bachelor of Health Science


The Bachelor of Health Science is a program available by full-time (3 years) or part-time study on Joondalup campus. Specialist majors of study are available in Addiction Studies; Biomedical Science; Health Promotion and Nutrition. Some majors are available in distance mode.



The course comprises twenty-four units of study with eight units studied in each year of the course.  Students are required to complete four core units, ten major units, six minor units and four elective units.  Structures for each of the specialist majors, minors and suggested elective units are listed.


Alternatively, a Supporting Major or Double Major is possible in some fields.  Students completing a Supporting Major select ten units from a second area of study in addition to the first Major.  If a Supporting Major is chosen, its units should be substituted for the minor and elective units.

HST1109 Epidemiology 15
HST2122 Health Research Methodology 15
HST3501 Health Research Project 15
MAT1114 Introductory Statistics 15
The foundation of the course is centered on public health research. These 4 units are compulsory.
MAADDAddiction Studies Major
MABIOMBiomedical Science Major
MAHPHealth Promotion Major
MANUTNutrition Major
Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005)
For the purposes of considering a request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005), inherent requirements for this subject are articulated in the Unit Description, Learning Outcomes, Graduate Attributes and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the support for students with disabilities or medical conditions can be found at the Student Equity, Diversity and Disability Service website:

Last Updated - Higher Education: 18/11/2004