You're interested in health but not sure if you want to be a health promotion worker, dietician or health administrator.
You're interested in health but not sure if you want to be a health promotion worker, dietician or health administrator. You like the idea of working in health promotion and community health. You want a degree with the flexibility to choose the subjects you like while keeping your options open. In this degree, you have elective subjects that let you study a range of health areas, as well as subjects from other FedUni faculties. Once you graduate, you'll be well positioned for entry into postgraduate degrees in allied health, nutrition and dietetics.
You'll learn about the public health challenges facing our society today, how to influence health factors and the best techniques to improve health and wellbeing. You will focus on promoting the principles of health to communities, developing policies for healthy living and providing advice for health policy. You'll also learn the psychological, ethical and legal aspects of health to set you up for your future career. You'll focus on your favourite health sciences subjects with streams available in e-health and informatics or leading and managing health services. You can also undertake the generic health sciences stream.
This program enables students to choose from a range of health based electives. There is also some scope to explore electives from other areas of the university.
Major studies: e-health & informatics and leading & managing health services.
Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP): $10,958 per year full-time, $32,874 total course cost
3 years full time,
Graduates of Health Services & Support undergraduate courses at Federation University Australia rated their degrees as follows:
Teaching quality: 87.5% (national average 66.3%)
Improved skills: 90.6% (national average 83.1%)
Overall satisfaction: 93.8% (national average 80.2%)
The ratings above refer to the proportion of surveyed graduates who agreed with the statement about their undergraduate degree from Federation University Australia. You can find out more about these results here.
Graduates of Health Services & Support undergraduate courses at Federation University Australia had the following employment outcomes:
Employed full time: 54.5% (national average 70.8%)
Studying full time: 41.3% (national average 25.6%)
Median full time salary: (national average $59,000)
You can find out more about employment outcome results here.