Humanities in Health and Medicine
Student Central The University of Western Australia 35 Stirling Highway Perth Western Australia 6009
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Careers and further study
This major opens up a world of future study pathways and career opportunities.
As a Humanities in Health and Medicine graduate, possible careers include:
- health education
- public health
- community health
- healthcare administration
- Doctor of Medicine
- Doctor of Dental Medicine
- Doctor of Podiatric Medicine
- Master of Pharmacy
- Master of Social Work
- Master of Public Health
Fees and scholarships
Learn more about the fees that apply to you for this major. For fee type definitions and further assistance, see the Fee Calculator Help page. You can also search our database for scholarships that are relevant to you or your desired course.
Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.
Cost of living
The University of Western Australia welcomes applications from international and domestic school-leavers, mature-age applicants and those with previous tertiary study. If you’re interested in studying this major, find out the admission details below.
Minimum entry requirements
How to apply
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The major in Humanities in Health and Medicine is an interdisciplinary, humanistic and cultural study of health, illness, health care and the human body, mind and spirit. You'll be prepared to care for people by bringing together the traditions of humanities, inquiry, compassion and judgement to bear on the management and on the promotion of health and the treatment of illness.
About The Course
- Available 2020
- Perth (Crawley campus)
- Semester 1, Semester 2
- 3 years (BBiomedSc), 4 years (BBiomedSc[Hons])