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Overview

  • Combine your professional health knowledge with superior communication skills and proficiency with media technologies.
  • Complete 2 separate degrees in 4 years full-time.
  • Study the distribution of creative content in new media, television, radio, print, internet, mobile technologies, advertising, and public relations.
  • Prepares you for careers including health communication specialists, health and nutrition writers, health promotion officer and educators, health print and online editors, and e-health marketers.
  • Study community nutrition, general studies in psychology, counselling, health education, Indigenous health, health science and women’s health.
QTAC course code429512
QUT course code IX70
Attendance Full-time
Course duration 4 years full-time
Start month 2014 February
Delivery On campus
  • Kelvin Grove
Faculty
  • Creative Industries Faculty
  • Faculty of Health
Course contact Enquire
CRICOS code077702M
Careers
  • Academic
  • Advertising Professional
  • Educator
  • Government Officer
  • Information Officer
  • Internet Professional
  • Marketing Officer/Manager
  • Media Industry Specialist
  • Nutritionist
  • Organisational Communication Specialist
  • Policy Officer
  • Public Health Officer
  • Public Relations Officer/Consultant
  • Public Servant
  • Publishing Professional
  • Web Designer

Details

Why choose this course?

Creative industries practice is increasingly applied within a range of industries, and health and its allied fields are no exception. Health communication is a globally recognised and rapidly expanding field. Health professionals with superior communication skills and the ability to use the power of media technologies will make significant contributions to improving quality of life, both locally and internationally.

In this degree you will examine innovative ways to promote healthy lifestyle choices and prevent diet-related disease.

Career outcomes

This degree will prepare you to enjoy a number of careers including health communications specialists, health and nutrition writers, health promotion officers and educators, marketers and managers in health and product promotion, health print and online editors, health communication officers, and ehealth marketers.

Professional recognition

Graduates are eligible for associate membership of the Dietitians Association of Australian and membership of Public Health Association of Australia and the Australian Health Promotion Association.

Course requirements

There are requirements that you will need to meet as a student in this course. You will need to identify these requirements and ensure you allow sufficient time to meet them.

Some of these requirements have associated costs. Information is available from the Additional course requirements and costs website.

Entry requirements

Minimum academic requirements

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Don't meet the academic requirements? We can help!

We offer pathway courses to help you meet the academic requirements for this course.

When you apply for this course, we'll recommend which pathway course you should enrol in.

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Guide to entry cut-offs

OP 8

Rank 84


Subject pre-requisites

  • Maths B
  • English
  • Chemistry

You must have achieved this study at a level comparable to Australian Year 12 or in recognised post-secondary studies.

Minimum English language requirements

Students must meet the English proficiency requirements.

IELTS (International English Language Testing System)
speaking6.0
writing6.0
reading6.0
listening6.0
overall6.5

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We offer courses to improve your English and help you gain entry to this course.

When you apply for this course, we'll recommend which English course you should enrol in.

Haven't completed an English language test? We can help!

You can complete an IELTS test at our Kelvin Grove campus.

IELTS test

Course fees

Your actual fees may vary depending on which units you choose. All fees are based on current fixed fee prices. We review fees annually.

Additional Costs

There are requirements that you will need to meet as a student in this course. Some of these requirements have associated costs. Information is available from the Additional course requirements and costs website.

2014: $12,400 per Study Period (48 credit points) (subject to annual review)

Scholarships and financial support

You can apply for scholarships to help you with study and living costs.

These scholarships are available for this course:

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How to apply for Bachelor of Media and Communication/Bachelor of Nutrition Science

You're ready to apply if you have:

  1. Found all the courses you want to apply for. You can apply for up to 3
  2. Checked important dates
  3. Checked you meet the entry requirements
  4. Checked costs and scholarships
  5. Checked if you're eligible for credit for prior learning
  6. Gathered supporting documents

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