Charles Sturt University

Bachelor of Health Science (Mental Health)

Charles Sturt University
Institution rating
4.2
Duration
3 yearsfull-time
Study mode
Online
Next start date
February

Why study this course

The Bachelor of Health Science (Mental Health) aims to prepare graduates who have appropriate knowledge, understanding, skills and attitudes to work competently as a mental health worker within their own communities and mainstream mental health services. This course was specifically designed for Indigenous mental health practitioners to meet the needs of the mental health workforce with a specific understanding of contemporary health issues facing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.


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Where is this course offered?

This course is delivered online, so you can:

  • Study from anywhere and choose when you want to fit study into your week
  • Access all study materials, assessments, and student support services
  • Achieve the same qualification as someone studying in a classroom

Find out more about online courses and the benefits of studying online.

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What are students saying?

Bachelor of Health Science (Mental Health)
Charles Sturt University
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Published May 2018
Bachelor of Health Science (Mental Health)Charles Sturt University
Graduation date2016
Study modeBlended
Student review
The training was confusing with a lack of consistency between lecture notes, online subject information and the lecturers themselves. Then there was no consistency between marking with results being decided on the markers personal opinion which was difficult when one exam was marked by multiple people resulting in irregular results where high performing students would receive below average results and low performing students receiving high distinctions. High achieving students GPA's were drastically reduced by these personal opinions of students from the markers. Students would graduate just for presenting to most lectures over the period of study and would receive a pass on exams over the year, therefore having a high graduation rate. Unfortunately, this also fills our workforce with unqualified, inexperienced employees making major life decisions for people. Your knowledge and experience at the end of your studies is based solely on the effort you put into your studies. This course has been described as a "Mickey Mouse" course by many qualified professionals and sadly I need to agree, as I do not feel proud of telling my colleagues or other professionals where I studied.
The student would not recommend this course to a friend, colleague or relative
This course did not have a positive impact on the student’s career
Ability to balance study with your other commitments
3.0
Assistance to help you find a job
N/A
Balance between theory and practical work
4.0
Transparency of course fees
N/A
Quality of teachers and academic support
2.0
Quality of online study portal
2.0
Course content compared to what was expected
5.0
Current and industry-relevant content
5.0

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Bachelor of Health Science (Mental Health)