Establish a rewarding career in health

Explore our study area guide and see where a community and global health degree can take you.

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You can confidently choose Deakin

Deakin’s courses are recognised by industry, recommended by your peers and will make you a highly sought-after graduate.

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ONLINE COURSES

60,000+

ONLINE STUDENTS

Victoria’s #1

UNIVERSITY FOR COURSE SATISFACTION³

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UNIVERSITY CAREER SERVICE⁴

Where could a Deakin degree take you?

Find out what course is right for you.

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+257,300 healthcare and social assistance
+122,900 Community and Personal Service Workers
+40,100 allied health services
+14,600 health diagnosis and promotion

Take advantage of exceptional jobs growth

Develop the skills employers want. Our community and global health courses are developed in consultation with industry and designed to meet workforce needs. You'll be able to study what you're passionate about and tailor your degree to your interests. Meet the high demand for roles in healthcare and social assistance, with high projected growth leading up to 2028.¹

Our interactive learning platform brings the classroom to you

Study online and take full control over how you study.
You can study online and on campus, too.

Flexible online learning

Our flexible degrees let you continue your career while you study. You can learn at your own pace, when and where it suits you, without compromising quality or support.

  • 80%

    of Deakin students found studying had a positive impact on their career. 5

  • 90%

    of graduates say they’d recommend studying at Deakin to family, friends or colleagues.5

Where can a Deakin degree take you?

Open the door to a wide range of opportunities with a community and global health degree. Read how Deakin has prepared graduates for their future careers.

Elyse Manie Testimonial

Elyse Manie

Bachelor of Health Sciences

I liked the variety of majors/minors Deakin offered. This gave me an opportunity to explore my interests and work out what areas of health I wanted to work in.

Clare Bjorksten Testimonial

Clare Bjorksten

Bachelor of Public Health and Health Promotion

Through my course I have been able to be immersed into many different health organisations and experience a range of organisational cultures. I have also been equipped with the knowledge to progress with my career and achieve my goals.

Rebecca Phillips Testimonial

Rebecca Phillips

Bachelor of Health Sciences

Both of my current jobs require a lot of people managing, motivating and inspiring as well as business aspects. I absolutely love helping others to achieve their health and fitness goals. There is something very rewarding in knowing you have helped to shape or change someone's life.

Graduate ready for the jobs of tomorrow

You can confidently choose Deakin – for the past 40 years we’ve been perfecting distance and online learning.

Ready to launch a career you love?

Explore our study area guide and see where a community and global health degree can take you.

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What you get in the guide:

 Entry criteria             Course structure

 Course content        How to apply 

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