Health science is applied science in health related issues. Health research builds upon the natural sciences of biology, chemistry, and physics as well as a variety of multidisciplinary fields such as biochemistry, epidemiology, genetics, and pharmacology. Besides studying and applying scientific knowledge to aid in general wellness and to the prevention and treatment of human disease, health science is also concern with the food that we eat.
The health sciences industry is a multi-billion dollar business sector. Health Science graduates can be found in the following position:
• Medical research
• Medical and hospital administration
• University, hospital and pathology laboratories
• Alternative medicine
• Forensic sciences
• Physical therapy
• Pharmaceutical companies
• Public health
A Health Science degree gives students the opportunity to acquire knowledge, skills and attitudes relevant to the health industry.
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