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In response to COVID-19, the University of Sydney has reviewed the availability of courses to be delivered remotely for students commencing their studies in Semester 1, 2021.

This course component will be available to study remotely for students commencing in Semester 1, 2021. Please note that some units of study that are not essential to completing the course component may not be available to be studied remotely.

Note: The University intends to offer as many units of study as possible in a remote as well as face-to-face learning method of delivery in Semester 1, 2021 and subject to ongoing border closures and public health orders impacting attendance on campus, in Semester 2, 2021. However, some units of study and courses require students to study in-person at the relevant University of Sydney campus/es and host locations for placements and will not be available remotely.

About this major

The Health major will equip you with a comprehensive understanding of health and health systems at the local, national, and global levels. Through active, real-world learning approaches, you will learn to navigate the complexity of health in different sociocultural, political, and economic contexts. You will develop core skills in critical thinking, complex problem solving, communication, and empathy. The major provides you with a strong foundation in health and healthcare, while enabling in-depth study in specific areas of health that of interest to you.

About this major

The Health major is only available as a first major in the degrees listed below. However, it is also available as a second major in the Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Science and their associated double degree combinations. 

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The course information on this website applies only to future students. Current students should refer to faculty handbooks for current or past course information.

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