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The combined degrees program of Bachelor of Health Sciences, Bachelor of Business (Innovation and Enterprise) requires the completion of 144 units of study (four years of full-time study or the equivalent part-time). It is available only to students who wish to complete the Health Promotion major in the Bachelor of Health Sciences.
Students enrolled in a combined degree program must complete the full program specified within the combined program for each degree before they can graduate with either award.
Students who commence, but subsequently do not wish to complete the combined degrees program may be eligible to transfer to either the Bachelor of Health Sciences or the Bachelor of Business (Innovation and Enterprise) and receive credit for some, or all, of the topics already completed.
The minimum requirements for consideration for entry to all undergraduate courses are specified in detail in the University Entry Requirements.
Program of study
To qualify for the Bachelor of Health Sciences, Bachelor of Business (Innovation and Enterprise), a student must complete 144 units with a grade of P or NGP or better in each topic with:
- a Health Sciences component of 67.5 units; and
- a Bachelor of Business (Innovation and Enterprise) component of 76.5 units, according to the program of study below.
The award of a grade of Fail (F) in the same topic on more than one occasion may constitute prima facie evidence of unsatisfactory progress for the purposes of the University's Policy on Student Progress.
Core - Year 1 topics
BUSN1009 Quantitative Methods (4.5 units)
HLTH1003 Legal and Ethical Aspects of Health Care (4.5 units)
HLTH1101 Health Promotion for Health Professionals (4.5 units)
HLTH1304 Interpersonal and Interprofessional Communication (4.5 units)
HLTH1305 Australian Healthcare System(s): Concepts and Controversies (4.5 units)
HLTH1306 Contemporary Health Issues in Australia (4.5 units)
INNO1001 Innovative and Creative Thinking: Recognising Opportunities (4.5 units)
INNO1003 Collaboration, Co-Creation and the Crowd: Leveraging your Ecosystem for Innovation (4.5 units)
Core - Year 2 topics
BUSN1012 Management, People and Organisations (4.5 units)
BUSN1013 Economics for Business (4.5 units)
BUSN1019 Law for Business (4.5 units)
BUSN1022 Marketing Principles (4.5 units)
HLTH1004 Human Bioscience (4.5 units)
HLTH2102 Indigenous Health for Health Sciences (4.5 units)
HLTH2106 Project Management for Health Promotion (4.5 units)
INNO2004 From Intuition to Insight: Validating Desirability, Feasibility and Viability (4.5 units)
Core - Year 3 topics
BUSN1011 Accounting for Managers (4.5 units)
BUSN2019 International Business Context (4.5 units)
HLTH2101 Critical Social Analysis of Health (4.5 units)
HLTH2105 Health: A Psychological Perspective (4.5 units)
HLTH3105 Quantitative Methods for Social Health Research (4.5 units)
INNO2001 Innovation for Social Impact: Doing Good While Doing Well (4.5 units)
INNO3003 Finding Backers and Champions: Pitching for Financial Resources and Support (4.5 units)
PHCA3506 Evaluation in Primary Health Care (4.5 units)
Core - Year 4 topics
BUSN2038 Human Resource Management (4.5 units)
BUSN3027 Digital Marketing and Analysis (4.5 units)
BUSN3055 Strategic Management (4.5 units)
HLTH3102 Qualitative Methods for Social Health Research (4.5 units)
HLTH3106 Health Work Internship (4.5 units)
HLTH3107 Managing Chronic Conditions (4.5 units)
INNO3001A From Innovation to Impact: Creating a Roadmap from Opportunity to Action (4.5 units)
INNO3002 Going Live! Entrepreneurial Strategies, Resources and Activities (4.5 units)