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Major

Health and Society

Bachelors of Arts/Social Science

This major focuses on the social factors that influence health and illness, the way health systems work and the relevance of social science to health care.

Courses cover inequalities in health and illness, health promotion, health-care administration, health-related project management and evaluation, and health-related research. It emphasises the social and ethical factors that shape health, and the local and global factors that are important for achieving better health.

Highlights

1 in Australia for social sciences and humanities

CWTS Leiden Ranking 2020

85 in the world for arts and humanities

QS World University Rankings 2020

Career possibilities

Our programs prepare you for your first job and beyond. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • Health services manager
  • Community health planner
  • Research officer
  • Project coordinator
  • Ethics adviser
  • Community support worker

Graduate salary

Humanities, culture and social sciences (undergraduate)

$56K–$60K

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