Course details

CRICOS course code: 088689A

Level of study: Career Based/Vocational


The Diploma of Health Science (UniLink) (8 months) is a higher education diploma which provides an alternative pathway to a bachelor degree. The units are similar to bachelor degree units, but classes are smaller and students have more one-on-one time with teachers.

Course description

The Diploma of Health Science (UniLink) (8 months) provides a credit-bearing pathway into a selection of health science-related bachelor degrees. The topics covered seek to blend a range of key skills and knowledge required by current and projected industry needs.

Career opportunities

Graduates may find employment in the health care sector.

Aims and objectives

This course prepares the student to work in a range of roles under supervision within the health care sector.

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
32,860 Per Year
Read more32,860 for the entire course
17 Oct 2022
27 Feb 2023
26 Jun 2023
8 months
Full time
Swinburne University of Technology
Hawthorn Campus
John Street
Melbourne Victoria 3122

Entry criteria

If you’re currently in Year 12 or have completed Year 12 in the last seven years, you’ll be considered for admission to undergraduate courses primarily based on whether you have successfully completed the Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE), or an interstate or international Year 12 qualification.

English language requirements

Satisfactory completion of one of the following: Swinburne's English for Academic Purposes (EAP 4 Upper Intermediate level) with overall 65%, all skills 60%; minimum IELTS overall band of 5.5 (Academic Module) with no individual band below 5.0; TOEFL iBT (internet-based) 50 (no less than 5 in reading, 5 in listening, 14 in speaking, 15 in writing); Pearson (PTE) minimum score of 42 (no communicative skills less than 36); any other equivalent assessment of English language proficiency.


Swinburne University of Technology
Hawthorn Campus
John Street
Melbourne Victoria 3122
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