Bachelor of Health

Macquarie University

Program Description

Bachelor of Health

Macquarie University

Bachelor of Health

This degree explores the social, political, cultural, economic and environmental determinants and outcomes of health, locally and globally. With an interdisciplinary view of health and an integrated awareness of the determinants, distribution and consequences of health and ill-health in society, this degree offers a core set of units and electives from a wide variety of other fields.

Key features

  • This degree’s flexible structure lets you incorporate electives such as development studies, economics, Indigenous studies and politics into your degree.
  • A health placement internship is completed in the final year, providing the opportunity for practical, workplace-based learning in a health-related field which is appealing to employers.
  • Option to undertake a double degree with a Bachelor of Arts – Psychology or a Bachelor of Psychology (Honours).

Broaden your university experience with PACE

Gain practical experience by applying your studies to real life through PACE.

PACE is a unit students complete during their degree that gives them professional and community engagement experiences. By working with business, government and community organisations locally, nationally or internationally, students develop the combination of skills employers value. PACE can involve:

  • integrating work with learning, such as through internships
  • community service and development
  • practical experiences
  • field trips

Suitable for

If you're interested in the political, economic, social and environmental contexts of health.

English language requirements

All applicants for undergraduate or postgraduate coursework studies at Macquarie University are required to provide evidence of proficiency in English.

You may satisfy the English language requirements if you have completed:

  • senior secondary studies equivalent to the NSW HSC
  • one year of Australian or comparable tertiary study in a country of qualification
This school offers programs in:
  • English
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Jan. 2017
3 years
Full time
30,336 AUD
Start date Jan. 2017
Australia North Ryde, New South Wales
Application deadline Request Info
End date Request Info
Duration 3 years
Price 30,336 AUD
- Price per year, international students