Bachelor of Advanced Computing and Bachelor of Science (Health)

The University of Sydney

About Bachelor of Advanced Computing and Bachelor of Science (Health)

Transform the health industry and beyond. The combined Bachelor of Advanced Computing and Bachelor of Science (Health) program will develop your technical skills in computing while you also explore the latest developments in health and healthcare systems. Combine research and interdisciplinary study to lead the next wave of healthcare innovation.

As technology plays an increasingly important role in healthcare provision, there is a vast opportunity for innovation and development. The Bachelor of Advanced Computing is accredited by the Australian Computer Society and designed to foster your ability to work across the computing, information technology and business innovation industries.

First year covers the core skills you will need to become an computing professional before you specialise in a major that aligns with your preferred career pathway computer science, information systems, software development or computational data science.

Complementing your computing degree, the Bachelor of Science (Health) provides a thorough grounding in health and health systems at the local, national and global level.

You will complete a major in health, with core units in areas such as human biology, psychology and eHealth ensuring you develop a breadth of knowledge in healthcare and its latest developments before specialising in areas of interest and pursuing an optional second major.

You can complete this combined degree program in five years of full-time study, after which you will graduate with two qualifications. An ageing population and a range of global health issues mean your skills and experience will position you to tackle some of the world's most pressing challenges.

Entry Requirements

Admission this course is on the basis of the following criteria:

  • a secondary education qualification such as the NSW Higher School Certificate (including national and international equivalents), or approved higher education study, including approved preparation courses.
  • English language requirements where these are not demonstrated by sufficient qualifications taught in English.

Admission pathways are open to domestic applicants on the basis of equity or other adjustment factors, including for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants. For details, visit admission pathways.


This course has a mathematics course prerequisite. For details on the prerequisite, and how it applies to you, visit: Mathematics course prerequisites.

English Requirements

  • Min PTE: 61
  • Min IELTS: 6.5
  • Min TOEFL: 85


Graduates of this course can be found in a range of careers and roles such as:

  • Computer programmer
  • Consulting
  • Corporate health
  • Disability and ageing management
  • Global health research and policy analyst
  • Hospital management
  • Information services management
  • Mental health and safety
  • Software engineer
  • Web development and management 
  • Medical software developer
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Course Summary

Study level



Computer Science and IT




5 years

Study mode

On Campus


A$53,500 per year
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