Health Melbourne Geelong Warrnambool Online - 2021 Undergraduate

 
Health Melbourne Geelong Warrnambool Online - 2021 Undergraduate
Environmental health

                        Food studies

                        Health promotion

Health
                        Health sciences

                        Medical imaging

                        Food and nutrition sciences

                        Occupational therapy

                        Optometry
Melbourne Geelong
                        Public health
Warrnambool Online
                        Social work

                        Sports nutrition

                     2021 Undergraduate
Health Melbourne Geelong Warrnambool Online - 2021 Undergraduate
Your future in health
 Join the fastest-                                                                                                                                  Gain real-world experience in health                                     Broaden your understanding of other areas in health

growing industry
                                                                                                                                                    Our courses offer extensive placement opportunities, so you can          Our multidisciplinary approach means that students in one area,
                                                                                                                                                    gain valuable skills and experience under the supervision of qualified   like occupational therapy, have the chance to work as part of a
                                                                                                                                                    practitioners. For example, our social work degree incorporates over     multidisciplinary health team with medicine, nursing, social work and
                                                                                                                                                    1000 hours of practical fieldwork experience in settings including:      dietetics students. This experience of working in multidisciplinary teams

in Australia
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             will help you develop an understanding of the expertise and roles of
                                                                                                                                                    •   clinics
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             different health professionals, many of whom you may find yourself
                                                                                                                                                    •   community health organisations
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             working alongside in your future career.
                                                                                                                                                    •   hospitals
                                                                                                                                                    •   industry
                                                                                                                                                    •   schools.                                                             Study with the best
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             For the third year running, Deakin University’s School of Exercise and
                                                                                                                                                    Occupational therapy students experience extensive practicum
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Nutrition Sciences has been ranked the #1 sport science school in
                                                                                                                                                    placements beginning in year one. Our course provides well above
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Australia and has placed third in the world.1
Make a genuine difference to people’s quality of life by                                                                                            the industry standard of 1000 placement hours over the duration
                                                                                                                                                    of the course.                                                           1	ShanghaiRanking’s Academic Ranking of World Universities 2019.
pursuing a career in health. Our health courses open the
                                                                                                                                                    Rural and regional experiences
door to a range of job opportunities across the hospital,                                                                                           Get a broader perspective through a rural and regional focus to your
                                                                                                                                                    course, helping to address the significant health workforce shortage
private practice, corporate and government sectors.                                                                                                 throughout rural, regional and outer metropolitan areas. Your rural
                                                                                                                                                    and regional placements will complement knowledge and skills
Learn from teachers with strong industry links and gain                                                                                             gained from metropolitan settings.
a globally relevant education by interning, volunteering                                                                                                                                                                                                   Skills to get you a job
and studying abroad during your degree.                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Gain a competitive edge in the workplace with
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           real‑world expertise and practical skills. Deakin
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           is ranked the #1 university for both generic
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           skills and good teaching in Victoria.1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           1 Graduate Outcomes Survey 2019.

Contents
1      Your future in health
3      Disciplines
4      Courses
16     Combined courses
21     Contact us

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Published by Deakin University in March 2020. While the information published in this guide was
accurate at the time of publication, Deakin University reserves the right to alter, amend or delete
details of course offerings and other information published here. For the most up-to-date course
information, please view our website at deakin.edu.au.
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Your future in health                                                                                                                                            Disciplines
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Students participate in team-based
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             activities during classes, learning
                                                                                                                                                                 Your dream course starts here. Take a look through our disciplines (also known                                              how to engage collaboratively.

Our research is improving health and wellbeing                                • The Institute for Health Transformation works to address the                     as study areas) to choose your area of expertise. Knowing which discipline
                                                                                21st century’s most compelling and complex health challenges                     you’re interested in helps career advisers find the best course for your interests.
Research at Deakin is making a difference across the health spectrum in
                                                                                through excellence in collaborative research that transforms how                 Corresponding courses are featured in the following pages, so you can learn
areas like:
                                                                                we design and deliver prevention and care. The Institute conducts                more about what you’ll study, work experience opportunities and the types
•   ageing and chronic illness                                                  high‑impact research spanning the health continuum from prevention               of careers you could pursue. When you choose a course, you can then pick
•   disability                                                                  to patient care through four research domains: Determinants of                   which discipline to specialise in within that course. Visit deakin.edu.au for
•   infant and child health                                                     Health, Deakin Health Economics, Global Obesity Centre, and the                  detailed discipline and course information, including a description of the
•   medicine                                                                    Centre for Quality and Patient Safety.                                           units within each degree.
•   nutrition
•   physical activity                                                         For more research stories, visit deakin.edu.au/research.
•   social and mental health.
                                                                              Access our growing health precinct
Our research feeds directly into the development of our undergraduate
                                                                              The medical precinct at the Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus has had a
and postgraduate courses, which means that you’ll graduate with
                                                                              significant boost with Epworth HealthCare’s 250-bed private hospital
knowledge from the cutting edge of science. Here’s a snapshot of what
                                                                              situated within walking distance of the campus. These facilities enhance
our research currently focuses on:
                                                                              your learning experience by offering a supportive environment for
• Deakin is a key partner in the Geelong Centre for Emerging Infectious       supervised clinical placements.                                                    Environmental health
  Diseases, Australia’s first ‘One Health’ facility, which is taking a new,                                                                                      A branch of public health, this area of study
  multidisciplinary approach to managing infectious diseases in people,       Get hands-on in industry-leading facilities                                        focuses on all aspects of the natural and
  animals and the environment.                                                                                                                                   built environment that impact human health.
                                                                              Experience our state-of-the-art facilities, modelled on those used in
• The Institute for Physical Activity and Nutrition (IPAN) is a world-                                                                                           It’s ideal if you’re passionate about healthy
                                                                              industry. For example, optometry students can use cutting-edge teaching
  leading research institute committed to improving health and quality                                                                                           environments and healthy people, or if you
                                                                              facilities within the purpose-built Regional Community Health Hub
  of life. The Institute focuses on reducing the rates of chronic disease                                                                                        wish to work in public health policy.
                                                                              (REACH), and medical imaging students can access our new medical
  through nutrition and physical activity research excellence.                imaging training unit, where they learn X-ray techniques, as well as
                                                                              complex medical imaging procedures.                                                Food studies
                                                                                                                                                                 Gain extensive food knowledge, from the
                                                                                                                                                                 science of food composition to community
                                                                                                                                                                 issues, such as genetically modified foods and
                                                                                                                                                                 food law. Pursue a range of careers, including
                                                                                                                                                                 in the food industry, health services, business
                                                                                                                                                                 and mass media.
                                                                                                                      Nutrition science students get hands-on
                                                                                                                      experience, learning in state-of-the-art
                                                                                                                      food labs.                                 Health promotion
                                                                                                                                                                 Help to make it easier for individuals and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Nutrition science                                  Public health
                                                                                                                                                                 communities to make healthier choices. Health         Gain an understanding of the nature of food,       Understand and act on the factors that cause
                                                                                                                                                                 promotion is a perfect fit if you’re a big-picture    including its impact on health and the role of     poor health, and those that create and sustain
                                                                                                                                                                 thinker and want to work in health policy, or         nutrition in disease prevention. Learn about       good health. This field relies on diverse
                                                                                                                                                                 prefer smaller-scale ideas and projects like          human nutrition and the complexity of current      approaches, including community engagement,
                                                                                                                                                                 health education and community engagement.            issues relating to food and human health, as       policy development, research, education and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       well as the nutrition and health implications of   the media to address the causes of poor health
                                                                                                                                                                 Health sciences                                       food composition and processing.                   within populations.
                                                                                                                                                                 If you’re looking to discover your passion in
                                                                                                                                                                 the health and community sector, a course in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Occupational therapy                               Social work
                                                                                                                                                                 health sciences lets you create a qualification       Pursue a career with a direct impact on            A diverse profession, social work focuses on
                                                                                                                                                                 that suits your unique career aspirations.            people, by helping them to lead healthy and        human rights and social justice. You’ll work
                                                                                                                                                                 Become a specialist in the health sector              meaningful lives. We’ll equip you with the         with individuals, families and communities –
                                                                                                                                                                 by hand-picking study areas that you’re               specialised knowledge to improve your clients’     improving wellbeing, addressing inequality
                                                                                                                                                                 passionate about.                                     lives – at home, at work and in the community.     and enriching lives.

                                                                                                                                                                 Medical imaging                                       Optometry                                          Sports nutrition
                                                                                                                                                                 Our highly specialised course in this field           Learn to manage the health and function of the     Help elite athletes get the most out of their
                                                                                                                                                                 lets you work as a registered diagnostic              eyes and visual system, and to diagnose and        bodies and performances through food and
                                                                                                                                                                 radiographer anywhere in Australia.                   manage a range of ocular conditions.               nutrition. Sports nutrition covers the specific
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          macronutrient needs of athletes and provides
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       As you learn about visual health issues
Courses to careers                                                                                                                                               Otherwise known as medical diagnostic
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       and their local and international impact,          practical nutrition considerations for before,
                                                                                                                                                                 radiography, medical imaging is the technique                                                            during and after sports performance.
Visit explore.deakin.edu.au to kickstart your                                                                                                                    of creating visual representations of the             you’ll understand the underlying social and
course and career exploration. With more                                                                                                                         internal organs of the body for clinical analysis     environmental factors that contribute to the
than 600 paired courses and careers, it’s the                                                                                                                    and medical intervention.                             health gap between regional communities and
perfect destination for you to discover your                                                                                                                                                                           well-served urban population centres.
future career.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Deakin code     S342                    Cloud Campus    C
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Course duration in years    3         Melbourne Burwood Campus     B
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Trimester     T          Geelong Waterfront Campus   WF
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus    WP
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Warrnambool Campus     WB

Bachelor of Health Sciences                          Course structure4,5
H300   C 1 B   WP   WB 1 3 T1, T2, T3 2
                                                     This 24-credit-point course consists of six core units and at least two major sequences from an
                                                     approved list. Students must complete at least 18 credit points offered by the Faculty of Health,
A rewarding career in a health-related field gives   at least 14 credit points at level 2 or 3 and at least 6 credit points at level 3.
you the chance to reduce health disparity and to                                                                                                                                                                                                     ‘I chose to study within the field of health as
help people – whether in Australia or overseas –        Year          Trimester 1                               Trimester 2                                                                                                                           I enjoy learning about how we can enhance
to lead fuller, healthier and happier lives.
                                                       Year 1         Understanding Health                      Health Information and Data                                                                                                           the quality of life for others and improve
As a Bachelor of Health Sciences graduate,
you can be confident that you’ll get a solid                          Major sequence 1                          Major sequence 1                                                                                                                      health systems to address prevention. This
grounding in multiple fields of health sciences,                      Major sequence 2                          Major sequence 2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      course has the benefit of lots of flexibility
and be prepared for a successful career in                            Elective/major sequence 3                 Elective/major sequence 3
the fastest growing employment sector in                                                                                                                                                                                                              and choice in terms of what you can study.’
Australia.3                                            Year 2         Australian Health Care System             Population Health: A Research Perspective
Careers                                                               Major sequence 1                          Major sequence 1                                                                                                                      Dani Sharpe
This flexible degree allows you to combine                            Major sequence 2                          Major sequence 2                                                                                                                      Bachelor of Health Sciences student
study areas that you’re passionate about, and                         Elective/major sequence 3                 Elective/major sequence 3
benefit from workplace learning to become a
specialist in the booming health sector.               Year 3         Program Planning, Management              Integrated Learning for Practice
                                                                      and Evaluation                            Major sequence 1
Depending on your majors, your health
sciences degree can prepare you for work in                           Major sequence 1                          Major sequence 2
the following roles and fields:                                       Major sequence 2                          Elective/major sequence 3
                                                                      Elective/major sequence 3
•   community engagement officer
•   disability support planner                                                                                                                                   Medical biotechnology B WP                                 Psychological science8 C B WP WB                        Psychology for professional development 8
•   environmental and sustainability officer         deakin.edu.au/course/bachelor-health-sciences                                                               Medical biotechnology uses cells and                       This major prepares you for further training             C   B   WP    WB

•   exercise specialist                                                                                                                                          cell materials to produce pharmaceutical                   towards becoming a registered psychologist.             This major prepares you to work in allied health
•   family/community/refugee/indigenous                                                                                                                          and diagnostic products that help treat                    To practise as a psychologist, you must                 areas such as community work, coaching and
    project officer                                                                                                                                              and prevent human diseases. This major                     complete an undergraduate degree with a                 counselling individuals and groups, as well as
•   food and nutrition policy developer                                                                                                                          gives you an understanding of the core                     major in psychology followed by a fourth year           health and human services consulting.
                                                     Work experience                                      Family, society and health C B
•   food scientist                                                                                                                                               sciences underpinning biotechnology for                    of study in psychology, which is accredited
                                                     Enhance your employment prospects and                Explore the issues facing households and
•   health educator or counsellor                                                                                                                                medical advancement.                                       by the Australian Psychology Accreditation
                                                     consolidate your knowledge and skills through        families, such as the link between healthy
•   health policy developer                                                                                                                                                    7                                            Council (APAC), before continuing on to
                                                     an industry placement or volunteer unit.             human development and healthy households,              Nutrition C B WP WB
•   health promotion officer                                                                                                                                                                                                postgraduate study in psychology.
                                                     Depending on the majors and elective units           economic wellbeing and health, and the need            Gain knowledge of the biological basis of
•   health and sports marketer or PR officer
                                                     you choose to study, this option may be              for supportive environments.                           human nutrition and the relationship between
•   international aid worker
                                                     available in your second or third year.                                                                     diet, health and disease. You’ll be introduced
•   lifestyle and wellness professional                                                                   Food studies B
•   nutrition and health promotion coordinator                                                                                                                   to the science and physiology underpinning
                                                     Majors                                               Understand everything about food, from the
•   policy adviser                                                                                                                                               human nutrition and explore the role that
                                                     Disability and inclusion C B                         science of food composition to community
•   regional health service planner                                                                                                                              good nutrition plays in human health and
                                                     Understand the importance of social inclusion,       issues such as genetically modified foods and
•   youth worker.                                                                                                                                                the prevention of disease, acquiring skills
                                                     and apply your disability knowledge in a variety     food law. You can pursue a career in settings
                                                                                                                                                                 in supporting the nutritional wellbeing of
The health and human services sector is one          of occupations. Learn to support people with         including the food industry, health services,
                                                                                                                                                                 individuals and communities.
of the largest and fastest growing industries        disabilities to live the life of their choice by     business and mass media.
                                                                                                                                                                                                    7
in Australia and the world. With ageing              removing barriers to inclusion that exist in                                                                Physical activity and health C B WP
                                                                                                          Health and sustainability B
populations and public health issues such as         services and the community.                                                                                 Understand how behaviour influences health,
                                                                                                          The health of the environment and the health
obesity and chronic illness on the rise, and                                                                                                                     with an emphasis on the relationship between
                                                     Environmental health B WP                            of populations is inextricably linked. Learn
with governments around the world increasing                                                                                                                     physical activity and health across the lifespan.
                                                     If you’re interested in working in public health     about making a healthy environment, planning
emphasis on disease prevention, as well                                                                                                                          Explore the evidence of the independent roles
                                                     policy, environmental health or related areas,       for and creating a sustainable future and
as treatment, employability in the sector is                                                                                                                     physical activity and sedentary behaviour play
                                                     this major is a great choice, focusing on healthy    developing resilient communities. Explore the
strong and continually increasing.                                                                                                                               in the prevention of chronic disease.
                                                     environments and healthy people.                     scientific, social and cultural factors that are all
In Australia, the health and human services                                                               components of environmental sustainability, on
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sector is projected to make the largest              Exercise science C B WP                              international, national and local scales.
contribution to employment growth, increasing        Understand the core sciences underpinning                                                                   1	Cloud Campus and Warrnambool Campus are not available to
by 14.9% over the five years to May 2023.3           competitive sport and recreational physical          Health promotion C B WP                                   international students.
                                                     activity. A variety of learning approaches is        Develop a sound knowledge of the causes of             2	Trimester 3 is available at Melbourne Burwood Campus and Geelong
You may choose to begin your studies with                                                                 health and illness and effective strategies for           Waurn Ponds Campus only. For international students, Melbourne
a Bachelor of Health Sciences to get a solid         adopted, letting you integrate your sporting                                                                   Burwood Campus only.
                                                     interests with your studies.                         prevention of the latter, as well as practical         3	Australian Government, Department of Jobs and Small Business,
grounding in health sciences and explore your
                                                                                                          skills in health education and communication,             Australian Jobs 2019.
interest areas, then follow a pathway into                                                                                                                       4	This course structure should be used as a guide only and advice
                                                                                                          health planning and health management.                    should be sought when selecting units.
psychology, nutrition, public health or nursing.
                                                                                                                                                                 5	Academic Integrity (HAI010) is a compulsory 0-credit-point unit
This will allow you to pursue further career                                                                                                                        that you must undertake as part of this course.
opportunities in specialist fields.                                                                                                                              6	Cloud Campus students will be required to attend some
                                                                                                                                                                    campus‑based activities.
                                                                                                                                                                 7 Some units are available at the Cloud Campus.
                                                                                                                                                                 8 Individual units may not be available on every campus.

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                                                            Medical imaging students learn in our                                                                                                                                                                                                          Deakin code     S342                   Cloud Campus    C
                                                            state-of-the-art facilities and take part in clinical                                                                                                                                                                               Course duration in years    3        Melbourne Burwood Campus     B
                                                            placements in metro, rural and regional settings.                                                                                                                                                                                                 Trimester     T         Geelong Waterfront Campus   WF
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus    WP
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Warrnambool Campus     WB

Bachelor of Medical Imaging                                                                                                                                                 Bachelor of Nutrition Science                                  You’ll gain the skills required to perform a                 You also have the opportunity to experience
H309   WP   4 M1 1                                                                                                                                                           H315   B   3 T1, T2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           range of roles across:                                       nutrition science from an international
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        perspective by choosing an elective study
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           •   advocacy
The Bachelor of Medical Imaging has been                                                                                                                                    Study a Bachelor of Nutrition Science and                                                                                   tour unit ‘International Perspectives in Food
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           •   education and research
developed to equip you with the latest                                                                                                                                      develop an understanding of human nutrition                                                                                 and Nutrition’.
knowledge in medical radiation science,                                                                                                                                                                                                    •   the food industry
                                                                                                                                                                            and its impact on our population.
and train you in techniques like ultrasound,                                                                                                                                                                                               •   food policy and regulation                               Further study opportunities
magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and                                                                                                                                        Learn how to tackle challenges facing                          •   nutrition media and marketing                            This course can also act as a pathway into
computed tomography (CT). You’ll learn in our                                                                                                                               our society, including disease prevention,                     •   quality assurance                                        a number of further study options, if entry
state-of-the-art facilities and take part in clinical                                                                                                                       lifespan nutrition, obesity, the spread                        •   self-employment and consulting.                          requirements are met:
placements in metro, rural and regional settings                                                                                                                            of misinformation, and the social and
                                                                                                                                                                            physiological effects of food on our wellbeing.                Work experience                                              • Bachelor of Food and Nutrition
to ensure you graduate career-ready. This
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Undertake an industry placement elective                       Sciences (Honours)
course will allow you to work as a registered
                                                                                                                                                                            Professional recognition                                       unit (Food and Nutrition Practicum) and/or                   • Graduate Certificate of Public
diagnostic radiographer anywhere in Australia.
                                                                                                                                                                            Graduate with a Bachelor of Nutrition Science                  volunteer unit (Volunteering in Exercise and                   Health Nutrition
Medical Imaging Regional and Remote                                                                                                                                         and you may be eligible for membership                         Nutrition Sciences) to get hands-on experience               • Master of Dietetics (prerequisite
Entry Scheme                                                                                                                                                                of the Nutrition Society of Australia (NSA).                   while completing your degree.                                  subjects apply)
Workforce shortages in medical imaging exist            Having an AHPRA/MRPBA Statement of                             Work placement requirements                          Registration will ensure you are recognised as                                                                              • Master of Human Nutrition
in regional and remote areas of Australia.              Accreditation enables registered graduates to                  In accordance with the policy of the Victorian
                                                                                                                                                                            a qualified nutrition professional in the field.                                                                            • Master of Nutrition and Population Health.
Deakin’s School of Medicine has addressed               work in a range of settings, such as:                          Department of Health and Human Services, all
                                                                                                                                                                            Additionally, if you have completed this degree
these shortages by introducing a Regional and                                                                          students are required to undertake a National
                                                        • small regional clinics                                                                                            with a major in food innovation, you may also
Remote Entry Scheme to attract more regional                                                                           Police Record Check before clinical placements                                                                      Course structure1,2
                                                        • large metropolitan imaging departments                                                                            seek membership of the Australian Institute of
and rural students into the course.                                                                                    in each calendar year of their course.                                                                              This 24-credit-point course consists of 12 core units, either the six-unit Food Innovation major
                                                        • hospitals and specialist medical facilities                                                                       Food Science and Technology (AIFST).
The Regional and Remote Entry Scheme has                  in Australia.                                                Students are also required to undertake a                                                                           sequence or six HSN-coded (nutrition and food) electives; as well as six elective units, which can be
                                                                                                                       Working with Children Check at the start             Current students are eligible to apply for                     from either a major sequence or selected from any faculty. No more than 10 credit points may be
a separate VTAC code and eligible applicants            Work experience
                                                                                                                       of their course and must comply with the             student membership with the Nutrition Society                  taken at level 1 and at least 6 credit points must be taken at level 3.
may receive up to 10 bonus aggregate points             From your first year of study you begin clinical
                                                                                                                       Immunisation Policy of the School of Medicine,       of Australia (NSA), and apply as an ‘ordinary
towards their entry score for admission.                placements, developing clinical skills under
                                                                                                                       consistent with the Victorian Government’s           member’ upon graduating.                                           Year            Trimester 1                                           Trimester 2
deakin.edu.au/health/                                   the supervision of experienced practitioners –
                                                                                                                       immunisation policy for healthcare workers.          Graduates are eligible to apply to become a
regional-and-remote-entry-scheme                        and working in a range of settings, including
                                                        hospitals and private radiology clinics throughout             The Department of Health and Human Services          Registered Associate Nutritionist with the:                        Year 13         Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology                The Science of Food
Medical Imaging Indigenous Entry Stream                                                                                Policy on the Working with Children Check                                                                                               Foundations of Food, Nutrition and Health             Food Fundamentals
                                                        Australia. You’ll consolidate your skills in the                                                                    • Nutrition Society of Australia
The School of Medicine offers an Indigenous             state-of-the-art medical imaging training unit                 and Police Record Check can be found at                                                                                                 Healthy and Sustainable Food Systems                  Elective – level 1 x 2
                                                                                                                                                                            • Hong Kong Nutrition Association
Entry Stream for the Bachelor of Medical                at the Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus.                             dhhs.vic.gov.au.                                                                                                                        Chemistry in Our World
Imaging, with three Commonwealth                                                                                                                                            • UK Association for Nutrition.
Supported Places available to non-Year 12                                                                                                                                   Careers                                                            Year 2          Nutritional Physiology                                Lifespan Nutrition
Indigenous students. For more information               Course structure2,3                                                                                                 As a nutritionist, you’ll have the knowledge                                       HSN elective4 – level 2 x 2                           HSN elective4 – level 2
about minimum entry requirements and                    This 32-credit-point course is delivered over eight consecutive semesters and consists of core units,               and skills to confidently provide evidence-                                        Elective – level 1 or 2                               Elective – level 2 x 2
how to apply, visit deakin.edu.au/courses/              as well as a choice of one of two units in the final semester of the course.                                        based advice to communities regarding food
find-a-course/medicine/medical-imaging.
                                                                                                                                                                            and its impact on our health. Graduates of
                                                           Year              Semester 1                                       Semester 2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Year 3          Diet and Disease                                      Population Nutrition
Professional recognition                                                                                                                                                    the Bachelor of Nutrition Science will be well                                     Food Policy and Regulation                            Assessing Food Intake and Activity
This course is designed to meet the                                                                                                                                         prepared for careers requiring knowledge                                           HSN elective4 – level 3 x 2                           HSN elective4 – level 3
requirements of the Australian Health                      Year 1            Medical Radiation Science 1                      Foundation Principles and Application         surrounding:
                                                                                                                              of Medical Imaging 2                                                                                                                                                                   Elective – level 2 or 3
Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).                                      Foundation Principles and Application
                                                                             of Medical Imaging 1                             Medical Imaging Practice 2                    •   assessing and evaluating food intake
Deakin’s Bachelor of Medical Imaging has been
                                                                             Medical Imaging Practice 1                                                                     •   food analysis                                              deakin.edu.au/course/bachelor-nutrition-science
awarded accreditation without any conditions
                                                                                                                                                                            •   food policy
by AHPRA, with statutory direction provided
                                                                                                                                                                            •   food sustainability
by the Medical Radiation Practice Board of                 Year 2            Medical Radiation Science 2                      Foundation Principles and Application
                                                                                                                                                                            •   individual and population health
Australia (MRPBA).                                                           Foundation Principles and Application            of Medical Imaging 4
                                                                             of Medical Imaging 3                             Medical Imaging Practice 4
                                                                                                                                                                            •   nutrition throughout the lifespan
Careers                                                                                                                                                                     •   nutrition for disease prevention.
                                                                             Medical Imaging Practice 3
Upon graduation, you’ll be prepared to pursue
                                                                                                                                                                            Students completing the food innovation
a career as a diagnostic radiographer. You could
find yourself working in a radiology department            Year 3            Principles of Advanced Modality                  Principles of Advanced Modality Imaging 2     major will be prepared for careers requiring                                                                                            Pathway to dietetics
                                                                             Imaging 1                                        Medical Imaging Practice 6                    knowledge of consumer behaviour, sensory
in a hospital, private radiology practice or                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        For those hoping to continue on to
health department. As a graduate, you’ll be                                  Medical Imaging Practice 5                                                                     analysis, product development, food quality
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    further study in dietetics, 60% of places
eligible to work as a skilled practitioner across                                                                                                                           and safety, as well as food manufacturing.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    available in Deakin’s Master of Dietetics
the broad range of diagnostic medical imaging,             Year 4            Research Methods and Critical Appraisal          Medical Imaging Practice 8                                                                                                                                                            are allocated to Deakin graduates.
including:                                                                   Medical Imaging Practice 7                       Advanced Modalities OR
                                                                                                                              Practice Management
•   general radiography
                                                                                                                                                                            1 This course structure should be used as a guide only and advice should be sought when selecting units.
•   CT                                                                                                                                                                      2 Academic Integrity (HAI010) is a compulsory 0-credit-point unit that you must undertake as part of this course.
•   fluoroscopy                                         deakin.edu.au/course/bachelor-medical-imaging                                                                       3	Laboratory and Fieldwork Safety Induction Program (SLE010) and Food and Nutrition Laboratory Safety
•   MRI.                                                                                                                                                                       (HSN010) are compulsory 0-credit-point units that you must undertake as part of this course in Year 1,
                                                        1 This full-time program is delivered over eight consecutive semesters, commencing in ‘Medical’ Semester 1.            Trimester 1 and 2 respectively.
                                                        2 This course structure should be used as a guide only and advice should be sought when selecting units.            4	‘HSN’ refers to the unit code. ‘HSN Elective’ means that you can complete electives such as Sensory Evaluation
                                                        3 Academic Integrity (HAI010) is a compulsory 0-credit-point unit that you must undertake as part of this course.      of Food (HSN223) and Sports Nutrition: Theory and Practice (HSN307).

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                                                                                                                      Course duration in years    3      Melbourne Burwood Campus     B
                                                                                                                                    Trimester     T       Geelong Waterfront Campus   WF
                                                                                                                                                        Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus    WP
                                                                                                                                                               Warrnambool Campus     WB
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        ‘Practical placements gave us the opportunity
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         to go out into our prospective work fields and
Bachelor of Nutrition Science                                 Careers                                                         Bachelor of Occupational                                                                                                                                   put our theories into practice. These valuable
(Dietetics Pathway) H318 B 3 T1                               Career skills are developed throughout the
                                                                                                                              Therapy H355 WF 4 T1                                                                                                                                       experiences enabled me to build networks with
                                                              course, with specific work integrated learning
Study a Bachelor of Nutrition Science                         electives offered from the second year of study;                Through the Bachelor of Occupational Therapy,                                                                                                              future practitioners and develop the confidence
(Dietetics Pathway) and develop an                            for example, students can enrol in HSN227                       you’ll receive a cutting-edge and practical                                                                                                                to leave university and find a job; I now work as
understanding of human nutrition and                          Volunteering in Exercise and Nutrition Sciences                 education that provides you with over 1000
its impact on our population. Learn how                       and/or HSN311 Food and Nutrition Practicum.                     hours of real-world experience. This course                                                                                                                a Paediatric Occupational Therapist.’
to tackle challenges facing our society,                      There are also opportunities to experience the                  will prepare you to improve people’s quality
including disease prevention, obesity, the                    field of nutrition science from an international                of life, and to educate them on how best                                                                                                                    Sophie Schultz
spread of misinformation, and the social and                  perspective through the elective study tour                     to transition back into the occupations that
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Bachelor of Occupational Therapy graduate
physiological effects of food on our wellbeing.               unit ‘International Perspectives in Food                        are meaningful to them. We’ll give you the
This course is designed for students who                      and Nutrition’.                                                 expertise to provide personalised strategies
wish to study nutrition with a pathway to the                                                                                 to work collaboratively with people who have
Master of Dietetics.1                                         Students are encouraged to undertake a                          a range of health limitations, including those
                                                              placement to enable them to gain hands-on                       caused by injury, health conditions, delayed
                                                              experience and explore a pathway to their                       development or the effects of ageing. Take the
                                                              future career. Upon graduating from the                         next step towards a rewarding career helping                 Course structure1,2                                                                                                 Work experience
                                                              Master of Dietetics (subject to course rules)                   people from all walks of life.                               This 32-credit-point course consists of 29 credit points of core units, one selective unit and                      You undertake well over the minimum industry
                                                              students are well placed to pursue careers in                                                                                2 credit points of elective units.                                                                                  requirement of 1000 hours of practicum
                                                              all areas of dietetics.                                         Professional recognition                                                                                                                                                         placements throughout the four years of this
                                                                                                                              The Bachelor of Occupational Therapy is                         Year             Trimester 1                                       Trimester 2                                   course, starting in year 1. Placements are
                                                                                                                              accredited by the Occupational Therapy                                                                                                                                           conducted in a range of settings, including
Course structure2,3
This 24-credit-point course consists of 17 core units, the completion of either the six-unit Food
                                                                                                                              Council (Australia and New Zealand Ltd)                        Year 1            Understanding Health                              Functional Human Anatomy                      schools, hospitals, clinics, community health
                                                                                                                              and the World Federation of Occupational                                         Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology            Integrated Human Physiology                   organisations and industry.
Innovation major sequence or five HSN-coded (nutrition and food) elective units, as well as one to                            Therapists, which means you’ll be able                                           Communication and Diversity                       Foundations of Occupational Science
two elective units, which can be selected from any faculty. No more than 10 credit points may be                              to practise professionally in Australia                                                                                            and Therapy B                                 Work placement requirements
                                                                                                                                                                                                               Foundations of Occupational Science
taken at level 1 and at least 6 credit points must be taken at level 3.                                                       and overseas.                                                                                                                                                                    In accordance with Department of Health
                                                                                                                                                                                                               and Therapy A                                     One of: Health Behaviour, Psychology A
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 or Psychology B                               and Human Services policy 3 all students are
    Year            Trimester 1                                      Trimester 2                                              Careers                                                                                                                                                                          required to obtain a National Police Record
                                                                                                                              Occupational therapy has experienced strong                                                                                                                                      Check each year before undertaking field
    Year 1          Foundations of Food, Nutrition                   The Science of Food                                      growth over the past five years and is expected                Year 2            Impact of Health Conditions On                    Health Information and Data
                                                                                                                                                                                                               Occupational Performance                          Occupation Across the Lifespan
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               placements, and a Working with Children
                    and Health                                       Food Fundamentals                                        to grow strongly over the next five years, from
                                                                                                                                                                                                               Occupations in Childhood Development                                                            Check 4 at the start of their course.
                    Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology           Physiology of Human Growth and                           17,500 jobs in 2018 to 20,000 by 2023.5                                                                                            Analysis of Occupational Performance
                    Health and Sustainable Food Systems              Development                                                                                                                               Neurological Structure, Function and              Elective
                                                                                                                              Through this course, you could find                                              Plasticity
                    Chemistry in Our World                           Chemistry for the Professional Sciences
                                                                                                                              employment in areas as diverse as:                                               Elective
                                                                                                                              •   acute, psychiatric or rehabilitation hospitals
    Year 2          Nutritional Physiology                           Lifespan Nutrition
                    Biochemistry                                     Integrated Human Physiology
                                                                                                                              •   community health organisations                             Year 3            Collaborative Practice in Healthcare              Professional Practice Education A
                                                                                                                              •   government departments or agencies                                           Evidence-Based Occupational                       Occupational Performance: Evaluation
                    HSN elective4 – level 2 x 2                      Biochemical Metabolism                                                                                                                    Therapy Practice                                  and Intervention 2
                                                                                                                              •   mental health services
                                                                     HSN elective4 – level 2                                                                                                                   Occupational Performance: Evaluation              Psychological Influences on Occupational
                                                                                                                              •   private practices
                                                                                                                              •   research institutes                                                          and Intervention 1                                Performance 2
    Year 3          Diet and Disease                                 Population Nutrition                                     •   primary and secondary schools                                                Psychosocial Influences on Occupational
                    Food Policy and Regulation                       Assessing Food Intake and Activity                       •   workplace wellbeing, occupational health                                     Performance 1
                    HSN elective4 – level 3                          HSN elective4 – level 3                                      and safety, and rehabilitation services.
                    Elective – level 2 or 3                          Elective – level 2 or 3                                  Our graduates have found employment
                                                                                                                                                                                             Year 4            OT Practice Applying Knowledge and                Transition to Practice
                                                                                                                                                                                             Pass              Reasoning                                         Occupational Therapy Professional
                                                                                                                              with the following organisations, as well as                   Stream            Promoting Occupational Engagement                 Development
deakin.edu.au/course/bachelor-nutrition-science-dietetics-pathway                                                             many more:                                                                       Through Assistive Technology                      Innovation and Evaluation in
                                                                                                                              •   Alfred Health                                                                Professional Practice Education B                 OT Practice
                                                                                                                              •   Barwon Health
                                                                                                                              •   Bellarine Community Health                                 Year 4            Promoting Occupational Engagement                 OT Honours Analysis and Critique
                                                                                                                              •   Department of Education                                    Honours           Through Assistive Technology                      Honours Research Project
                                                                                                                              •   genU                                                       Stream            Professional Practice Education B
                                                                                                                              •   primary and secondary schools                                                OT Honours Proposal Ethics and
                                                                                                                              •   private occupational therapy practices                                       Literature
                                                                                                                              •   Western District Health.
                                                                                                                                                                                           deakin.edu.au/course/bachelor-occupational-therapy
1 If you achieve a weighted average mark (WAM) of 75 or above, you will be guaranteed entry into the Master of Dietetics.
2 This course structure should be used as a guide only and advice should be sought when selecting units.                                                                                   1 This course structure should be used as a guide only and advice should be sought when selecting units.
3	Academic Integrity (HAI010), Exercise and Sport Laboratory Safety (HSE010), Food and Nutrition Laboratory Safety (HSN010) and Laboratory and Fieldwork Safety Induction Program         2 Academic Integrity (HAI010) is a compulsory 0-credit-point unit that you must undertake as part of this course.
   (SLE010) are compulsory 0-credit-point units that you must undertake as part of this course.                                                                                            3	Department of Health and Human Services Policy on Working with Children Check and Police Record Check can
4	‘HSN’ refers to the unit code. ‘HSN Elective’ means that you can complete electives such as Sensory Evaluation of Food (HSN223) and Sports Nutrition: Theory and Practice (HSN307).        be found at: dhhs.vic.gov.au.
5 Australian Government Job Outlook, joboutlook.gov.au.                                                                                                                                    4	Department of Justice 2017, Working with Children Act 2005, Victoria Australia retrieved April 2012.

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                                                                                                           Deakin code     S342                 Cloud Campus    C
                                                                                                Course duration in years    3      Melbourne Burwood Campus     B
                                                                                                              Trimester     T       Geelong Waterfront Campus   WF
                                                                                                                                  Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus    WP
                                                                                                                                         Warrnambool Campus     WB

Bachelor of Public Health                         Professional recognition                              Career opportunities in government and
                                                  Graduates from the Bachelor of Public                 private sector roles across Australia and
and Health Promotion                              Health and Health Promotion may be eligible           internationally include:
H313   C 1 B   WP   3 T1, T2
                                                  to become members of the Public Health
                                                                                                        •   community development coordinator
Make a difference to people’s lives on a broad    Association of Australia (PHAA) and obtain
                                                                                                        •   health policy developer
scale with a Bachelor of Public Health and        professional accreditation as Health Promotion
                                                                                                        •   health promotion officer
Health Promotion. You’ll learn how to tackle      Practitioners with the Australian Health
                                                                                                        •   health researcher
minor and major health issues and boost the       Promotion Association (AHPA).
                                                                                                        •   program development coordinator
wellbeing of individuals, communities and         Careers                                               •   program evaluator
populations. Combined approaches involving        Job growth in the health sector continues             •   social planning officer
community engagement, policy development,         to increase as public health issues – such as         •   women’s health officer.
research, education and the media will give       obesity, heart disease, diabetes, sedentary           You may find employment in a range of health
you the expertise needed to address the           lifestyles and ageing populations – affect            areas including:
causes of poor health and boost wellbeing         healthcare systems globally. With many other
throughout society.                                                                                     • healthy eating
                                                  public health issues becoming more prevalent,
                                                                                                        • mental health
                                                  you can mould your career around those that
                                                                                                        • physical activity and environmental health
                                                  match your interests and passions in the health
                                                                                                        • social inclusion
                                                  field. Throughout your degree, we frequently
                                                                                                        • tackling chronic illness (such as asthma,
                                                  discuss different case studies to help spark
                                                                                                          arthritis and heart disease), plus developing
                                                  ideas for your unique career pathway.
                                                                                                          and implementing prevention strategies
                                                                                                        • women’s health.

                                                                                                        Work experience
                                                                                                        Work integrated learning is a core feature of
                                                                                                        this course, and is embedded within all units,
                                                                                                        including assignments that replicate work in
                                                                                                        the field. Another key feature of this course
Ranked in the                                                                                           is the capstone experience – a 120-hour
top 100 worldwide                                                                                       field education placement that gives you an
                                                                                                        opportunity to transfer your knowledge and
Public Health at Deakin has been ranked in the                                                          skills to a practical setting, where you can
top 100 in one of the world’s most prestigious                                                          further your learning through realistic field
international ranking systems.1                                                                                                                                      Course structure 2,3
                                                                                                        experience. These placements help you to                     This 24-credit-point course consists of three foundation health units, 13 core units in public
1	ShanghaiRanking’s Global Ranking of Academic
                                                                                                        consolidate your skills under the supervision of             health and health promotion, and eight elective units chosen from any faculty. No more than
   Subjects 2018.                                                                                       qualified practitioners, so you can be work-                 10 credit points may be taken at level 1, at least 14 credit points must be taken at level 2 or
                                                                                                        ready when you graduate.                                     higher and at least 6 credit points must be taken at level 3.

                                                                                                                                                                        Year             Trimester 1                                Trimester 2

                                                                                                                                                                        Year 1           Understanding Health                       Health Information and Data
                                                                                                                                                                                         Disease Prevention and Control             Health Protection
                                                                                                                                                                                         Local and Global Environments              Social Perspectives on Population Health
                                                                                                                                                                                         for Health                                 Elective
                                                                                                                                                                                         Elective                                                                                        #1 careers service
       ‘I think health and marketing go hand in hand.                                                                                                                   Year 2           Epidemiology and Biostatistics 1           Professional Practice
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         in Australia1
                                                                                                                                                                                         Health Communication                       Epidemiology and Biostatistics 2                     Prepare yourself for the jobs and
        I love being able to learn about health issues                                                                                                                                   Program Planning, Management               Population Health: A Research Perspective            careers of the future. Access our
        around the world and learning how I can help                                                                                                                                     and Evaluation                             Elective                                             career centre, DeakinTALENT, and use
                                                                                                                                                                                         Elective                                                                                        its programs and services to research
        to fix them not only from a health point of view                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 different career options, hone your
        but from a business perspective too.’                                                                                                                           Year 3           Politics, Policy and Health                Contemporary Health Issues                           interview skills, look for casual work
                                                                                                                                                                                         Implementation and Evaluation              Health Practicum                                     while you study or find a graduate job.

       Savannah Dunwell                                                                                                                                                                  Elective x 2                               Elective x 2                                         deakintalent.deakin.edu.au
       Bachelor of Public Health and Health Promotion/                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   1	Australian Graduate Recruitment Industry
       Bachelor of Commerce graduate                                                                                                                                 deakin.edu.au/course/public-health                                                                                     Awards (AGRIA) – 2017, 2018 and 2019.

                                                                                                                                                                     1 Cloud Campus is not available to international students.
                                                                                                                                                                     2 This course structure should be used as a guide only and advice should be sought when selecting units.
                                                                                                                                                                     3 Academic Integrity (HAI010) is a compulsory 0-credit-point unit that you must undertake as part of this course.

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                                                                                                          Deakin code     S342                    Cloud Campus      C
                                                                                               Course duration in years    3         Melbourne Burwood Campus       B
                                                                                                             Trimester     T          Geelong Waterfront Campus     WF
                                                                                                                                    Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus      WP
                                                                                                                                           Warrnambool Campus       WB
                                                                                                                                                 NIKERI Institute   NIK

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          ‘I feel privileged to work at such a
Bachelor of Social Work                          Careers                                               •   family therapy                                                                                                                                                  student‑centred university, where staff are
H330   C 1 WF   NIK   4 T1
                                                 Social work is part of a growing human services       •   health                                                                                                                                                          recognised for their teaching achievements,
                                                 field, with graduates working across local,           •   housing
The Bachelor of Social Work equips you with      state and federal government departments, in          •   policy development and research                                                                                                                                 as well as their research achievements.’
the knowledge and skills to enhance the          private and non-government human services             •   program management and coordination
wellbeing of others through an understanding     organisations, and in various advocacy, policy        •   refugee assistance and tribunal capacities.                                                                                                                    Sophie Goldingay
of policy, socioeconomic factors and social      making and tribunal capacities.
                                                                                                       Examples of specific roles you may                                                                                                                                 Associate Professor, School of Health and
justice issues. If you’re passionate about
                                                 After completing this course, you’ll be a             pursue include:                                                                                                                                                    Social Development
human rights and have a strong sense of social
                                                 sought-after graduate, ready to pursue a
justice, this is the perfect course to begin                                                           •   careers counsellor
                                                 rewarding career in social work.
your journey towards a rewarding career in                                                             •   case manager
social work.                                     You may work in many general and specialist           •   child and family counsellor
                                                 areas of social work, such as:                        •   child protection officer
Professional recognition 2                                                                             •   community development access officer
This course is accredited with the Australian    • activism
                                                                                                       •   community development and
Association of Social Workers (AASW). Students   • advocacy
                                                                                                           education officer
completing the course are eligible to apply      • assisting groups such as the aged, women,
                                                                                                       •   disability support coordinator                                  Work experience                                                    Year             Trimester 1                                       Trimester 2
for membership of AASW and can practise            youth or multicultural populations
                                                                                                       •   diversity officer                                               Field education placements give you the
professionally throughout Australia.             • community development
                                                 • consultancy
                                                                                                       •   drug and alcohol case manager                                   experience of learning under the supervision of                   Year 1            Introduction to Aboriginal Studies                Introduction to Sociology B
                                                                                                       •   family relationship adviser                                     qualified social work practitioners. During the                                     Introduction to Sociology A                       Theories for Social Work Practice: Social
                                                 • counselling                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Work Theory and Practice B
                                                                                                       •   mental health coordinator                                       course there is a minimum of 1000 hours of                                          Understanding Health
                                                 • drug and alcohol counselling                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Social Work Methods in Context: Social
                                                                                                       •   school counsellor                                               fieldwork placements conducted in a variety of                                      Introduction to Social Work: Social Work
                                                 • education                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Work Theory and Practice C
                                                                                                       •   youth projects officer.                                         communities and workplaces in metropolitan                                          Theory and Practice A
                                                 • facilitation                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Health Behaviour OR Psychology A:
                                                                                                                                                                           and regional settings.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Fundamentals of Human Behaviour
                                                                                                                                                                           If you choose to study at the Cloud Campus
                                                                                                                                                                           you must attend 20 days at the Geelong                            Year 2            Public Policy and Politics for Critical           Human Rights and Social Justice: Values,
                                                                                                                                                                           Waterfront Campus, engaging in intensives and                                       Social Workers                                    Ethics and the Legal Context of Social Work
                                                                                                                                                                           workshops, to complete your degree. For a                                           Social Work Research in Ethical and               Social Work Processes and Interventions:
                                                                                                                                                                           full‑time student of the Bachelor of Social Work                                    Political Contexts                                Social Work Theory and Practice E
                                                                                                                                                                           this will generally mean five (consecutive)                                         Community Development: Social Work                Self and Society
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Theory and Practice D                             Placement Readiness: Preparing for
                                                                                                                                                                           days per year.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Elective                                          Supervised Social Work Practice
                                                                                                                                                                           Work placement requirements
                                                                                                                                                                           In accordance with Department of Health                           Year 3            Social Work Field Education A                     Doing Critical Social Work: Social Work
                                                                                                                                                                           and Human Services policy 3, all students are                                                                                         Theory and Practice F
                                                                                                                                                                           required to obtain a National Police Record                                                                                           Critical Social Policy
                                                                                                                                                                           Check each year before undertaking field                                                                                              Applied Social Research in Ethical and
                                                                                                                                                                           placements. Students may also be required to                                                                                          Political Context
                                                                                                                                                                           obtain a Working with Children Check.                                                                                                 Elective

                                                                                                                                                                           Course structure4,5                                               Year 4            Critical Approaches to Social Work:               Social Work Field Education B
                                                                                                                                                                           This course consists of 32 credit points.                         Pass              Social Work Theory and Practice G
                                                                                                                                                                           Students in the ‘Pass Stream’ must complete                       Stream            Administration and Policy Development:
                                                                                                                                                                           29 credit points of core units and three                                            The Organisational Context
                                                                                                                                                                           elective units; and students in the ‘Honours                                        Working in Uncertainty: Social Work
                                                                                                                                                                           Stream’ must complete 30 core units and                                             Theory and Practice H
                                                                                                                                                                           two elective units.                                                                 Elective

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Year 4            Social Work Research Methods                      Social Work Field Education B
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Honours           Critical Approaches to Social Work:               Research Focused
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Stream            Social Work Theory and Practice G                 Social Work Honours Research Project B
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Social Work Honours Research Project A

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          deakin.edu.au/course/bachelor-social-work

                                                                                                                                                                           1 Cloud Campus is not available to international students.
                                                                                                                                                                           2	Note: all information regarding professional recognition is accurate at the date of publication. Enquiries regarding accreditation and professional membership
                                                                                                                                                                              should be directed to the School of Health and Social Development in order to ascertain the current status of accreditation at any future point in time
                                                                                                                          Deakin social work students complete a              beyond publication. Representations about accreditation apply only to the course, and the AASW retains discretion as to who they admit as members of their
                                                                                                                          minimum of 1000 hours of supervised                 association. Deakin University cannot exercise any control over membership of an external body.
                                                                                                                          fieldwork placements in a variety of settings.   3	Department of Health and Human Services Policy on Working with Children Check and Police Record Check can be found at: dhhs.vic.gov.au.
                                                                                                                                                                           4	This course structure should be used as a guide only and advice should be sought when selecting units.
                                                                                                                                                                           5	Academic Integrity (HAI010) is a compulsory 0-credit-point unit that you must undertake as part of this course.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Deakin code     S342                   Cloud Campus    C
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Course duration in years    3        Melbourne Burwood Campus     B
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Trimester     T         Geelong Waterfront Campus   WF
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus    WP
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Warrnambool Campus     WB

Bachelor of Vision Science/                                      Optometry Indigenous Entry Stream                   Careers                                            Course structure2,3
                                                                 The School of Medicine offers an Indigenous         Deakin optometry graduates are well prepared       To complete the Bachelor of Vision Science/Master of Optometry students must attain 40 credit
Master of Optometry                                              Entry Stream for the Bachelor of Vision             for employment in a diverse range of work          points. This is an accelerated three-and-a-half-year course delivered over ten consecutive trimesters
D302    WP   3.5 T1
                                                                 Science/Master of Optometry, with four              settings, including:                               commencing in Trimester 1. All the units in the course are core (these are compulsory) and the
The Bachelor of Vision Science/Master of                         Commonwealth Supported Places available                                                                course can only be completed in full-time mode.
                                                                                                                     •   clinics
Optometry is a combined degree that lets                         to non-Year 12 Indigenous students. For
                                                                                                                     •   corporate and community settings
you graduate with a professional qualification                   more information about minimum entry
                                                                                                                     •   health services
                                                                                                                                                                           Year            Trimester 1                      Trimester 2                     Trimester 3
in optometry in just three and a half years.                     requirements and how to apply, visit
                                                                                                                     •   hospitals
You’ll gain the discipline-specific knowledge                    deakin.edu.au/course/bachelor-vision-
                                                                                                                     •   non-government organisations
                                                                                                                                                                          Year 14          Principles of Optics             Science of Vision 1             Science of Vision 2
and skills to be work ready and practise as an                   science-master-optometry.                                                                                                 Cells and Genes                  Chemistry for the               Ocular Function
                                                                                                                     •   private practice                                                                                   Professional Sciences5
optometrist in Australia and New Zealand, as                                                                                                                                               Understanding Health                                             Accounting for Decision
                                                                 Professional recognition                            •   research institutes                                                                                Clinical Optics
                                                                                                                                                                                           Health Information and                                           Making
well as learn about the broader effects that                     On successfully completing this course, you         •   state and local governments
visual health has on society.                                                                                                                                                              Data                             Ocular Structure                The Business of Optometry
                                                                 can apply for registration to practise as an        •   tertiary education institutions.
Optometry Regional and Remote                                    optometrist in Australia. Deakin optometry          Career opportunities for qualified
Entry Scheme                                                     is accredited by the Optometry Board of                                                                  Year 2           Health and Vision                Health and Vision Sciences 2 Health and Vision Sciences 3
                                                                                                                     optometrists include:                                                 Sciences 1                       Principles and Practice of      Principles and Practice of
Workforce shortages in optometry exist in                        Australia, following assessment by the                                                                                    Principles and Practice of       Optometry 2                     Optometry 3
                                                                                                                     •   practice ownership
regional and remote areas of Australia. The                      Optometry Council of Australia and New                                                                                    Optometry 1
                                                                                                                     •   private and public eye care
School of Medicine at Deakin University has                      Zealand (OCANZ). You’ll also be eligible to apply
                                                                                                                     •   research and education
addressed these shortages by introducing a                       for registration to practise as an optometrist
                                                                 with the Australian Health Practitioner
                                                                                                                     •   recognised interest areas within                 Year 3           Advanced Optometric              Advanced Optometric             Community Optometry 1
Regional and Remote Entry Scheme, to attract                                                                                                                                               Studies 1                        Studies 2                       (Clinical Residential
                                                                                                                         optometry such as:
more regional and rural students into the                        Regulation Agency (AHPRA), and to Medicare                                                                                                                                                 Placement)
                                                                                                                         – dry eye management
optometry course.                                                as a service provider. This will enable you to
                                                                                                                         – low vision
                                                                 pursue employment opportunities throughout                                                               Year 4           Community Optometry 2
The Regional and Remote Entry Scheme has                                                                                 – myopia control
                                                                 Australia and New Zealand.                                                                                                (Clinical Residential
a separate VTAC code and eligible applicants                                                                             – paediatric vision.                                              Placement)
may receive up to 10 bonus aggregate points                      Work experience
                                                                                                                     As well as pursuing a career in optometry, this
towards their entry score for admission.                         Clinical placements are an integral part of
                                                                                                                     course could lead you towards a number of          deakin.edu.au/course/bachelor-vision-science-master-optometry
deakin.edu.au/health/regional-and-remote-                        this program. You will undertake a variety of
                                                                                                                     other rewarding careers, including:
entry-scheme                                                     short-term industry placements and spend                                                               1	Department of Health and Human Services Policy on Working with Children Check and Police Record Check can be
                                                                 the final six months of the course as a ‘student    • ophthalmic practice business owner                  found at: dhhs.vic.gov.au.
                                                                                                                     • consulting in vision science.                    2 This course structure should be used as a guide only and advice should be sought when selecting units.
                                                                 resident’ in a range of clinical optometric and                                                        3 Academic Integrity (HAI010) is a compulsory 0-credit-point unit that you must undertake as part of this course.
                                                                 medical settings. These extensive rotations                                                            4	Laboratory and Fieldwork Safety Induction Program (SLE010) is a compulsory 0-credit-point unit that you must
                                                                                                                     Work placement requirements                           undertake as part of this course in Year 1, Trimester 1.
                                                                 take place in metropolitan and regional
                                                                                                                     In accordance with Department of Health            5	If Chemistry completed in Year 12 or Chemistry in Our World (if Chemistry not completed in Year 12).
                                                                 or rural settings, with a minimum of three
                                                                                                                     and Human Services policy 1, all students
                                                                 months in a non-metropolitan setting, and will
                                                                                                                     are required to undertake a National Police
                                                                 help you to consolidate your knowledge and
                                                                                                                     Record Check before clinical placements in
                                                                 skills in supported environments, under the
                                                                                                                     each calendar year of their course. Students
                                                                 supervision of qualified optometrists.
                                                                                                                     who fail to obtain a Police Record Check before
                                                                                                                     starting clinical placements will not be able to
                                                                                                                     undertake any placements. Students are also
                                                                                                                     required to undertake a Working with Children
                                                                                                                     Check at the beginning of their course, and are
                                                                                                                     required to read, understand and comply with
                                                                                                                     the School of Medicine Infectious Diseases and          ‘As a resident of outback Western Australia,
#1 university in Victoria                                                                                            Immunisation Policy. Failure to comply with              I’ve experienced first-hand the lack of healthcare
for student satisfaction                                                                                             this policy, or obtain a Working with Children
                                                                                                                                                                              services available to people and communities
                                                                                                                     Check, may also prevent students from
Year on year, our students are the most satisfied
students of all Victorian universities1. We’ve ranked
                                                                                                                     undertaking clinical placements.                         living in remote areas and the negative
this highly for the past 10 years, with students being                                                               Several clinical placement agencies require              implications this can have on health – physically
particularly happy with our:                                                                                         that students are vaccinated/blood tested
                                                                                                                     before undertaking clinical placement and/or             and mentally. I chose optometry to give back to
•    teaching
•    learning resources
                                                                                                                     graduate employment. Deakin University                   communities that are in need of eye care.’
                                                                                                                     Medical Centres provide detailed advice and
•    student support                                                                                                 blood testing, and administer all necessary
•    skills development                                                                                              vaccinations before beginning clinical                   Sarah Mawdsley
•    learner engagement.                                                                                             placements and/or employment. Failure to                 Bachelor of Vision Science/Master of Optometry student
1	Australian Graduate Survey 2010–2015, Graduate Outcomes                                                           comply with this policy may also prevent
   Survey 2016–2019 (GOS), Quality Indicators for Learning and                                                       students from undertaking clinical placements.
   Teaching (QILT).

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Health Melbourne Geelong Warrnambool Online - 2021 Undergraduate
Courses
                                                                                                                       Deakin code     S342                 Cloud Campus    C                                                                                                                                                     Core clinical nursing and midwifery
                                                                                                            Course duration in years    3      Melbourne Burwood Campus     B                                                                                                                                                     skills are developed in purpose-built
                                                                                                                          Trimester     T       Geelong Waterfront Campus   WF                                                                                                                                                    Clinical Simulation Centres.
                                                                                                                                              Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus    WP
                                                                                                                                                     Warrnambool Campus     WB

Combined courses                                           Professional recognition
                                                           This qualification allows you to receive
                                                                                                                    Bachelor of Health Sciences/
                                                           recognition from both nutrition and business
                                                                                                                    Bachelor of Arts D391 C 1 B 4 T1, T2, T3
Bachelor of Nutrition Science/                             professional bodies.                                     This flexible degree allows you to major in fields
Bachelor of Commerce                                                                                                from both health sciences and arts and to tailor
                                                           Enrolled students and graduates may apply                the course to your unique interests and career
 D301   B   4 T1, T2
                                                           for membership of the Nutrition Society of               aspirations. You can structure your course to focus
Build your foundation knowledge in nutrition               Australia (NSA). Registration will ensure you’re         on an area that reflects your individual passion.
science while understanding how business                   recognised as a qualified nutrition professional
operates and guides Australia’s $20 billion                in the field.                                            Course structure
food industry. With a Bachelor of Nutrition                                                                         This course consists of 32 credit points – 16 credit
                                                           Deakin Business School is in the top 1% of               points from the Bachelor of Health Sciences units and
Science/Bachelor of Commerce, you’ll graduate              business schools globally by holding both                16 credit points from the Bachelor of Arts units.
with highly transferable skills that allow you             AACSB and EQUIS accreditations. These
to understand and navigate the relationship                prestigious accreditations are awarded to                Bachelor of Health Sciences majors
between nutrition and business.                                                                                     Within the 16 credit points from the Bachelor of
                                                           business schools that meet strict standards of
                                                                                                                    Health Sciences, study six core units and select
                                                           quality, academic and professional excellence,
                                                                                                                    from one major and one minor sequence of study.
                                                           and demonstrate a commitment to ongoing
                                                                                                                    See page 4.
                                                           improvement and innovation in their courses,
                                                           ensuring our graduates are employable                    Bachelor of Arts majors
                                                           worldwide.                                               Within the 16 credit points from the Bachelor of Arts,       Bachelor of Nursing/Bachelor                                  The skills you’ll develop in the growing fields of            Clinical placement requirements
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               public health and health promotion will qualify               In accordance with Department of Health
                                                                                                                    you must complete two major sequences of study               of Public Health and Health                                   you to work in diverse areas, including:                      and Human Services policy2, nursing students
                                                           Careers                                                  or one major and one minor sequence of study.
                                                           This combined course will give you a competitive                                                                      Promotion D381 B 4 T1                                         • health and human services                                   are required to undertake a National Police
                                                           edge when it comes to employment. You’ll not             Majors2                                                      Gain a valuable qualification in nursing, along                                                                             Record Check before work placements in each
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               • health education
                                                           only have the understanding of how nutrition             • Advertising C B                                            with a deep understanding of the contributors to                                                                            calendar year of their course. In accordance
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               • health policy development and
                                                                                                                    • Anthropology C B WP                                        population health and the skills needed to help                                                                             with the Working with Children Act 20053,
                                                           affects our population, but the business skills to                                                                                                                                    implementation
                                                                                                                    • Arabic C B WP                                              people engage in healthier lifestyles. Deakin’s                                                                             all students are required to undertake a
                                                           critically analyse its relationship to commerce.                                                                                                                                    • public health communication.
                                                                                                                    • Children’s literature C B WP                               Bachelor of Nursing/Bachelor of Public Health                                                                               Working with Children Check at the start
                                                           Find yourself in roles including:
                                                                                                                    • Chinese3 B WP                                              and Health Promotion allows you to make a                     Your knowledge of the social and                              of their course. You will also be required to
                                                           •   brand/product management                             • Creative writing C B WP                                    difference in health outcomes of individuals,                 environmental factors that affect the health of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             ensure your immunisations are current and
                                                           •   consumer education                                   • Criminology C B WP                                         communities and global populations.                           individuals and populations will prepare you for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             provide evidence to the School of Nursing and
                                                           •   consumer research                                    • Dance4 B                                                                                                                 a career in a range of clinical and community
                                                                                                                                                                                 Professional recognition                                                                                                    Midwifery before your clinical placement.
                                                           •   food composition                                     • Digital media C B WP                                                                                                     settings, such as:
                                                           •   food policy                                          • Drama4 B                                                   On successful completion of your course,                                                                                    Course structure
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               •   health education
                                                           •   food regulation                                      • Education C B                                              you’ll be eligible to apply for registration                                                                                The Bachelor of Nursing/Bachelor of Public
                                                                                                                                                                                 as a registered nurse with the Nursing and                    •   health promotion roles abroad
                                                           •   management                                           • Gender and sexuality studies C B WP                                                                                                                                                    Health and Health Promotion consists of
                                                                                                                                                                                 Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA). You                      •   patient support agencies
                                                           •   marketing and media                                  • Geography and society C B WP                                                                                                                                                           32 credit points across four years of study.
                                                                                                                    • History C B WP                                             may also be eligible to become a member                       •   philanthropic organisations
                                                           •   quality assurance                                                                                                                                                               •   public health                                             An honours year is available to eligible students
                                                                                                                    • Indonesian C B WP                                          of the Public Health Association of Australia
                                                           •   wholesale and retail.                                                                                                                                                           •   rehabilitation                                            upon completion of this degree.
                                                                                                                    • International relations C B WP                             (PHAA) and the Australian Health Promotion
                                                           Course structure                                         • Journalism C B WP                                          Association (AHPA).1                                          •   schools.                                                  deakin.edu.au/course/bachelor-nursing-
                                                           This course consists of 32 credit points –               • Language and culture studies C 3 B WP                                                                                                                                                  bachelor-public-health-and-health-promotion
                                                                                                                                                                                 Careers                                                       Work experience
                                                           16 credit points of nutrition science units              • Literary studies C B WP
                                                                                                                                                                                 As a registered nurse with public health and                  From Trimester 1 of your first year of study,
                                                           and 16 credit points of commerce units,                  • Media studies C B
                                                                                                                                                                                 health promotion knowledge, you can pursue                    you start nursing clinical placements,
                                                           including a major in management, marketing,              • Middle East studies C B WP
                                                                                                                                                                                 career opportunities around the world in a                    developing clinical skills under the supervision
                                                           accounting, economics, finance, human resource           • Philosophy C B WP
                                                                                                                                                                                 range of work settings, including:                            of registered nurses – and working in
                                                           management or management information                     • Photography4 B WF
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               multidisciplinary healthcare teams. A Public
                                                                                                                    • Politics and policy studies C B WP                         •   hospitals
                                                           systems.                                                                                                                                                                            Health and Health Promotion Practicum unit
                                                                                                                    • Public relations C B WP                                    •   homes                                                     offers an in-depth working understanding of
                                                           deakin.edu.au/course/bachelor-nutrition-                 • Religious studies C B WP                                   •   hospices                                                  public health and health promotion principles
                                                           science-bachelor-commerce                                • Sociology C B WP 5                                         •   aged care settings                                        and approaches in the field.
                                                                                                                    • Spanish C B WP                                             •   clinics
                                                                                                                    • Visual arts4 B WF                                          •   schools
                                                                                                                    Minors                                                       •   universities
                                                                                                                    • Buddhist studies C B WP                                    •   community health centres
                                                                                                                    • Design B WF                                                •   government agencies and private industries.
                                                                                                                    • Film, television and animation B
                                                                                                                    • Islamic studies C B WP
                                                                                                                    • Professional experience and practice          C   B   WP   1	Note: the NMBA has registration requirements that must be met in order to register. Course completion is one of these requirements. Bachelor of Nursing component: This course is
                                                                                                                                                                                    currently accredited by the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council and is an NMBA approved course at the date of publishing. Bachelor of Public Health and Health
1 Cloud Campus is not available to international students.                                                          • Sport and society C B WP                                      Promotion component: All information regarding professional recognition is accurate at the date of publication. Enquiries regarding accreditation and professional membership
2 All majors except Dance and Language and culture studies can be taken as minors.                                  • Sustainability and society B                                  should be directed to the School of Health and Social Development in order to ascertain the current status of accreditation at any future point in time beyond publication.
3 A full major sequence in Chinese is not available at the Cloud Campus.                                                                                                            Representations about accreditation apply only to the course, and the relevant professional body retains discretion as to who they admit as members of their association.
4	Students wishing to complete multiple majors under creative arts are recommended to apply for a                  deakin.edu.au/course/bachelor-health-sciences-                  Deakin University cannot exercise any control over membership of an external body.
   Bachelor of Creative Arts.                                                                                       bachelor-arts                                                2	Department of Health and Human Services Policy on Working with Children Check and Police Record Check can be found at: dhhs.vic.gov.au.
5	Offered to Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus students by combination of online and campus-based learning.                                                                            3	Department of Justice 2007, Working with Children Act 2005, Victoria, Australia, retrieved 16 June 2008.

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