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Health Science Majors and Minors

Majors and minors available in the Bachelor of Health Science

Extended Majors

Develop specialist skills through your choice of an extended majors.

Applied Health Promotion

If you’d like to work directly with communities to identify issues (such as nutrition or sexual health) and develop strategies that meet their needs, then look no further than a career in health promotion.

Applied Environmental Health

If you enjoy variety and can see yourself in a role that educates others and protects the health of the population, then consider a career in environmental health.

Health Communication

If you’re creative and love to communicate, then a career in health communication could be for you. You’ll study the role and use of behavioural science and communication strategies to promote public health and improve the delivery of health care; the connections between health and the behaviour of people; health education and behaviour change theories, frameworks and strategies; health promotion; and the use of media to communicate health information.

Indigenous Health and Wellbeing

This extended major will provide you with the skills you'll need to help tackle the range of health issues faced by Indigenous peoples both locally and globally. You will learn the principles of health promotion and skills in the development, implementation and evaluation of health promotion plans.