Course details

CRICOS course code: 099640E

Level of study: Career Based/Vocational

Summary

A Diploma of Health Science provides the foundational knowledge of biological and social sciences needed for further study in Complementary Medicine and Public Health. Thus course covers the functions of the human body and introduces you to a broad range of specialisation and elective subjects that allow you to tailor the course to suit your career goals. Graduate with the academic knowledge and practical skills for further study in Health or embark on a rewarding career in the broader complementary medicine and healthcare industries.

Throughout the course, you will learn how the human body functions at a biological and physiological level as well as the core concepts of evidence-based practice. Offering a range of specialisation and elective subjects, this course can be tailored to suit your career goals or prepare you for further study, with units in Digital Health, Complementary Medicine, Public Health, Nutrition, Counselling, Chinese Medicine and Food Science, among others.

Learning outcomes

Understand the core principles of biological and social sciences.
Explore how the body functions and maintains health in different environments.
Develop an understanding of health theories and initiatives to improve outcomes.
Refine your research skills, focusing on the importance of evidence-based practice.

Career opportunities

Graduate with the academic and practical skills for further study in a more specialised field or step into a rewarding career in the broad complementary medicine and healthcare industries. This diploma can help you find work in areas as varied as public or community health, recipe or product development, retail or sales of health and wellbeing products, and content creation for health organisations.

Career paths

Clinic Administrator
Community Health Educator
Pharmacy Assistant

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
24,040 Per Year Expected Sep 2023 1 year
Full time
Fitzroy Campus
25 Victoria Street
Melbourne Victoria 3065
Australia
24,040 Per Year Expected Sep 2023 1 year
Full time
Flinders Street Campus
196 Flinders Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000
Australia

Entry criteria

Australian Year 12 or equivalent; and

International English Language Testing System (IELTS) – Academic: Overall 5.5 with no skills band less than 5.0; Test of English as a Foreign (TOEFL) – Paper Based Test: 525; Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) – Internet Based Test (iBT): 46-59 (minimum 14 in writing); Pearson Test of English (PTE): 43 (no skill score <35); Cambridge English Requirements (B2 First = First Certificate Exam and C1 Advanced = CAE): Overall Cambridge English Scale score of 162, achievable in B2 First or C1 Advanced; Occupational English Test (OET): D.

Address

Torrens University Australia
88 Wakefield Street
Adelaide South Australia 5000
Australia
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