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What will I learn?

Course structure

This course requires successful completion of 240 credit points which includes twelve core units, six units taken as a Health Science key program, and six elective units which can be used towards a second specialisation (major) or can be chosen from any discipline available at Sydney City Campus.

Course overview

A Bachelor of Health Science from Western Sydney University opens up opportunities for work in many areas of the healthcare services industry. You will build a comprehensive foundation of health sciences knowledge and study one or two specialisations in Health Promotion, Health Services Management, Therapeutic Recreation or Public Health.


Health Promotion; Health Services Management; Public Health; Therapeutic Recreation

Recommended sequence

At Sydney City Campus, you can complete your three year bachelor's degree in as little as two years and enter the workforce sooner. A bachelor's degree usually consists of 24 units. With our flexible academic calendar, you can study 12 units in one year over three sessions. However, we recommend that you undertake a maximum of 3 units per session so that your study load is not too demanding. You will have less downtime between sessions so a lighter study load will help you to have a better chance at passing all of your units.

Career opportunities

Career opportunities for graduates of the Health promotion specialisation include:

  • Health Policy Planning Officer
  • Health Promotion Research Project Officer
  • Health Promotion Officer/Population Health Officer
  • Community Engagement and Events Coordinator


  • Health Promotion
  • Health Services Management
  • Public Health
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Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$28,080.00 (US$ 19,387) per year
Start date

31 October 2022


Western Sydney University - Sydney City Campus

Level 4, 255 Elizabeth Street,


New South Wales,

2000, SYDNEY, Australia

Entry requirements

For international students

Students must have Successful completion of Year 12 or an equivalent qualification.

Students from other countries should have country specific requirements equivalent to Australia.

English Language Requirements:

IELTS: 6.5 overall score (min 6.0 in each subtest); TOEFL internet-based score of 82: Writing 21, Speaking 18, Reading 13, Listening 13; Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE): 58 overall; No communication skills less than 50.


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