Bachelor Degree in Health Sciences in Australia

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Bachelor of Health

Macquarie University
Campus Full time 3 years January 2018 Australia North Ryde

This degree explores the social, political, cultural, economic and environmental determinants and outcomes of health, locally and globally. With an interdisciplinary... [+]

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.

 

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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). ... [-]

Bachelor of Health Science (Paramedicine)

Western Sydney University
Campus Full time 3 years January 2018 Australia Sydney

Paramedics play an integral role in the health system, responding to acute and sub-acute health problems in a range of diverse and uncontrolled settings. Paramedics provide unscheduled care to patients of all ages, dealing with health complaints that span across the spectrum of illness and injury severity and complexity. [+]

Paramedics play an integral role in the health system, responding to acute and sub-acute health problems in a range of diverse and uncontrolled settings. Paramedics provide unscheduled care to patients of all ages, dealing with health complaints that span across the spectrum of illness and injury severity and complexity. They are frequently required to interact with primary care or community allied health professionals, contributing to the inter-professional care of patients in the out-of-hospital setting. Western Sydney University's paramedicine program has been developed to provide you with the requisite skills, knowledge and understanding that will enable you to function effectively as a paramedic in a government ambulance service or in the private paramedicine industry. A strong focus is placed on contemporary and emerging models of paramedicine, expanded scopes of paramedic practice, and clinical decision making. The course uses an evidence-based practice approach, combined with innovative flexible learning and assessment strategies, to prepare you for a diverse and successful career in paramedicine. The Bachelor of Health Science (Paramedicine) is a fully accredited course with the Council of Ambulance Authorities. Practical experience In second and third year, our students undertake a total of three months of supervised clinical practice with an emergency ambulance service in NSW or ACT, in rural or metropolitan locations. These placements occur in three blocks of between 3-5 weeks, and involve weekend and shift work. Students are responsible for all travel and accommodation arrangements and costs associated with mandatory placements. Opportunities for international clinical placements exist for eligible students.... [-]

Bachelor of Health Science (BHSC)

Charles Darwin University
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 6 years January 2018 Australia Northern Territory + 1 more

This is a three-year course that provides students with the knowledge and skills required to work in areas of health promotion, community health development, Indigenous health, and health services [+]

Bachelor of Health Science (BHSC)

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Casuarina Campus DPC Alice Springs (Desert Peoples' Centre) External Studies

This is a three-year course that provides students with the knowledge and skills required to work in areas of health promotion, community health development, Indigenous health, and health services management. The course also offers a specialist stream in occupational therapy designed to provide a pathway into the Master of Occupational Therapy offered by Flinders University.

The course has an emphasis on understanding the challenges of working in diverse contexts of urban, rural and remote communities. It also offers an ongoing pathway for VET graduates. The course units provide the prerequisite knowledge and skills for graduate programs in allied health, public health and medicine.... [-]