Bachelor of Health Sciences (Psychology)
Develop the ability to critically approach new challenges in contemporary healthcare. Specialisation topics in Psychology aim to equip students with an extended understanding of psychological constructs and apply them to the health setting.
Gain an insight into the way mental processes impact human behaviour, and the importance of mental health and wellbeing. You will graduate equipped to enter the workforce in a variety of health-related sectors or pursue postgraduate studies in a health-related discipline.
|Duration:||3 years full-time|
|Start Date:||March, July|
|Location:||Bedford Park, Australia|
|Pearson overall score:||50|
|Delivery mode:||On campus: Bedford Park|
Why study Health Sciences (Psychology) at Flinders
- This course has real flexibility. Create your own future by preparing to work in a variety of roles within health.
- We prepare you for practice in the real world through work placements, allowing you to develop industry connections and practical skills.
- Our teaching staff are experienced health professionals with rich and diverse backgrounds, sharing a broad range of connections to industry.
- You will develop a suite of transferable skills that are relevant to a variety of health environments and can be built upon with further study.
- This degree will open the door to various workplace settings including corporate or government departments, not-for-profit organisations, or community health centres.
This degree provides you with the option to undertake a work placement, preparing you for the workforce and giving you the opportunity to build industry connections and develop practical skills, ensuring you are career ready.
“I had a nice relationship with all my lecturers. They were committed to helping you out with everything, especially if you showed that you cared about your work. Uni organised for me to go to Flinders Partners to work on software for innovation management. I was so pleased when they offered me a full-time position.”
Nadine Saadi // Flinders University student
This degree will lead to a wide range of careers in varied health care settings. Follow your own pathway in the health care sector by putting the wide suite of transferable skills we’ve taught you to practice in a range of environments.
Potential occupations include:
- health promotion officer
- drug diversion assessor
- community health officer
- clinical trials study assistant
- policy officer
- health and aged care support worker.
Potential employers include:
- government and non-government agencies
- local councils
- private practice
- community health clinics
- not-for-profit organisations
- schools and education facilities including universities.