Most people are uncertain of the outcome of studying a Bachelor of Health Sciences, however it could be considered the foundational degree of most tertiary Health Groups. As a degree that leads to the industry with the highest growth projection, here is why you should study a Bachelor of Health Science.


  1. Discover where you want to be

If you’re unsure of what career outcome you want, but know that you have a passion for the health industry, then Health Sciences is the degree for you. Providing a comprehensive overview of health and healthcare, this degree is a fantastic pathway into future study or work in the field of health.

  1. The sky is the limit

The diverse electives that a Bachelor of Health Sciences offers equip you for careers in a range of scientific and allied professions including working as a scientific advisor, pathology technician, industry representative, technical sales specialist, laboratory technician or research assistant.

  1. Pathways to Medicine

The pathways to medicine are varied and many of our students who graduate from our Doctor of Medicine have taken a different approach to getting there. The Bachelor of Health Sciences provides a foundation for postgraduate application to medicine and other postgraduate allied health degrees.

  1. The numbers are in

Recent studies have shown that the projected growth by 2022 is 16.5% in health and welfare support work, 13.9% in health diagnostic and promotion professionals and 18.8% in nutrition professionals. This means you’re entering a field that is increasing in employment opportunities.

  1. Global opportunities

In the US healthcare support occupations, healthcare practitioners, and technical occupations are expected to generate 2.3 million new jobs through 2024—faster employment growth than any other industry. The Bachelor of Health Science foundation in a variety of health sectors means that you can find employment globally.


The demand for placement students in this industry grows every day, allowing you to get industry experience while studying. This also gives you the chance to trial the different career pathways in clinical, non-clinical and research areas.