Bachelor of Health Science IBHL




Courses Overview

What will I learn?
This flexible degree will prepare you for a career as a non-clinical health professional. Through a range of theoretical and practical learning you will gain a thorough understanding of biological and social science, and have the opportunity to align your studies to a personal area of interest through a wide selection of majors and minors.
A key focus is on practical learning - both on-campus and off. As a health science student you will gain valuable industry experience when you complete a health and wellbeing industry placement during your final year. This work experience ensures you graduate career-ready and is a great opportunity to build important industry networks.
Careers to consider:
health researcher or research assistant: design, manage and direct research projects related to non-clinical health care
clinical manager: oversee day-to-day management of the workplace, develop and implement policies, and set and monitor budgets
community development officer: ensure the growth and overall health and vitality of a region; community development officers might work for non-profit organisations, social service agencies and financial institutions
community support worker: support individuals to live as independently as possible, offering physical, emotional and social support
health policy analyst: responsible for conducting research into the effectiveness of proposed healthcare policies
healthy ageing officer: develop and coordinate a range of healthy ageing i programs for older people
project officer: ensure the project finishes on time and on budget
evaluation officer: plan, develop and undertake evaluations of models of care across health systems
What you'll learn:
Through a range of theoretical and practical learning this degree will prepare you for a career as a non-clinical health professional. You will:
develop knowledge in biological, social and research sciences
investigate current health needs
explore the relationships between individuals and society that lead to population health patterns
develop skills in health evaluation, project management and health informatics
gain a broad understanding of the health industry, its partners and stakeholders
complete an industry placement in a real workplace
A wide range of majors and minors means you will also work and study alongside people from a range of allied health areas. This is an opportunity for you to develop an understanding of the role of these professions within the health industry. The majors and minors offered include:
Human Resource Management
Information Technology
Alternative Pathways:
There are other pathways you can follow to study this degree, including:
SAIBT Diploma of Health Science
Future study opportunities:
Bachelor of Health Science (Honours)
Master of Physiotherapy (Graduate Entry)
Master of Occupational Therapy (Graduate Entry)
Master of Medical Sonography
Masters by Research
Doctor of Philosophy


Which department am I in? School of Health Sciences

Entry Requirement From Vietnam

Students must have successfully completed an Australian Year 12 program. English language requirements: International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic: Overall 6.0 (with 6.0 in Reading and Writing) obtained within the last two years, or a corresponding result via one of the alternative English language tests recognized by the University.

Entry Requirement For International Student

To be eligible for selection, applicants are required to:
Qualify for the South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE), and
obtain a competitive ATAR, and
meet any prerequisite requirements with a minimum grade of C-
Alternatively, applicants can fulfil one of the following requirements with a competitive result, and demonstrate that they fulfil any prerequisite requirements, and other academic requirements for the program:
Complete secondary education qualifications equivalent to SACE, or
Complete the International Baccalaureate Diploma with a minimum score of 24 points, or
Complete or partly complete a recognised higher education program at a recognised higher education institution, or
Complete at least four Open Universities Australia (OUA) courses at undergraduate level or above, or
Complete an award from a registered training organisation at Diploma level or above, or
Qualify for Special Entry, or
Complete a Certificate IV in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care, or
Complete a Certificate IV in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care Practice, or
Complete a University Foundation Studies program
English Language Requirements:
IELTS score of 6.5; TOEFL iBT score of 79 with Reading and Writing not less than 18; TOEFL paper-based test (PBT) score of 577 with TWE of 4.5; Cambridge CAE/CPE score of 177; Pearson's test of English (Academic) (PTE) score of 58 with Reading and Writing communicative scores not less than 50; CELUSA score of AE5.

Path Way Options by Other Partners

Pathways options
Offered by other partners
This university accepts pathways courses from Eynesbury

Full Time (3 Years)

A$27,500.00 (US$ 21,511) per year

26 February 2018

City East Campus Level 3 - Playford Building, ADELAIDE, South Australia, 5001, ADELAIDE, Australia