Study a course in health sciences and open up a world of professional opportunities. A health science qualification can lead to a fulfilling career in areas including public health, pharmaceutical industries or health administration.
Bachelor degrees (undergraduate)
Become a practising dietitian working to improve the health of individuals and communities, with a Bachelor of Nutritional Science/Master of Dietetics from Victoria University – enquire now.
Develop an understanding of nutrition and food in health and disease prevention, with the Undergraduate Certificate in Diet and Health from Victoria University.
TAFE certificates & diplomas
Gain the knowledge and skills to provide therapeutic and program-related support to allied health professionals, and to assist patients with their rehabilitation.
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Studying health sciences at VU
At Victoria University (VU), we want you to follow your passion and excel in the industry you've always dreamed of.
We're one of Australia's most industry-connected institutions, and are one of the top 3% of universities in the world.
You'll learn from leading industry professionals who combine theory with practice to prepare you for your career from day one.
You may find employment in areas such as:
- public health
- health promotion
- health and community organisations
- pharmaceutical industries
- professional associations
- health foundations
- health administration
- public health research programs
- policy and development
- program development with non-government organisations
Learn in state-of-the-art laboratories with industry experts at our St Albans Campus.
Colleges & research institutes
College of Health & Biomedicine
The College of Health & Biomedicine offers innovative courses, flexible pathways and a hands-on approach to learning that prepare you for the real world. We expect our student community to flourish as a result of our technology-enhanced learning and our strong partnerships with the healthcare industry.
Institute for Health & Sport
We have a strong commitment to healthy and active living. Studying at VU, you’ll benefit from close links with our Institute for Health and Sport. This Flagship Institute is part of the Victoria University Public Health Network (VUPHN), which draws together colleges, institutes, departments and staff to strengthen our work in advancing public health.