Health Sciences @ a glance

What?

Diploma of Health Sciences

(CRICOS Code 059996G)

With increasing demand for health sciences and allied health in Australia and internationally, this course aims to provide students with a sound knowledge and understanding of aspects of the health of individuals, communities and populations. You will specialise in your preferred area when you begin your second year.

Why?

  • Small class sizes taught by university level staff
  • 3 possible start dates (Mar, Jun, Oct)
  • Fast track option available (complete in 8 or 12 months)
  • Extra contact time with your tutors
  • Access the facilities of a large university without getting lost in one

How?

  1. Download the pdf below for full details of this course.
  2. Contact us with any questions through the 'Ask a question' button above.
  3. Click 'Apply today' to send through your application, or
  4. Click the 'Our Representatives' button below to find details of someone in your country who can help you apply.
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Entry into 2nd year of

Bachelor of Biomedical Science

(CRICOS Code 058793E)

Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science

(CRICOS Code 045332G)

Bachelor of Food and Nutrition Sciences

(CRICOS Code 079318C)

Bachelor of Health Sciences

(CRICOS Code 059996G)

Bachelor of Psychology

AVAILABLE TO AUSTRALIAN STUDENTS ONLY

Bachelor of Psychological Science

(CRICOS Code 079316E)

Bachelor of Public Health and Health Promotion

(CRICOS Code 012753D)

Bachelor of Sport Development

(CRICOS Code 058665B)

Diploma Campus Locations

  • Melbourne Campus at Burwood
  • Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus

Popular careers for graduates

Exercise and Sport Science

  • exercise physiologist
  • exercise rehabilitation specialist
  • fitness/gym instructor
  • personal trainer
  • recreation/health promotion officer
  • sport coach
  • sport development officer
  • sport event manager
  • sport nutritionist
  • sport psychologist
  • sport scientist

Health Sciences

  • disability services officer
  • family and community support worker
  • lifestyle officer
  • health counsellor
  • health educator
  • health promotion officer
  • health and sport marketing officer
  • health and sport public relations officer
  • food and nutrition policy officer
  • nutrition adviser in the health or retail sectors
  • nutritionist
  • project officer
  • program coordinator
  • sports nutritionist
  • sport coach

Psychology

  • adolescent and young adult psychologist
  • child and adolescent health psychologist/counsellor
  • clinical psychologist
  • community worker
  • counselling service coordinator
  • criminologist
  • educational counsellor
  • guidance counsellor
  • human resource adviser
  • organisational psychologist
  • psychologist in a hospital
  • psychology teacher
  • rehabilitation psychologist/counsellor
  • school psychologist
  • vocational counsellor

Public Health and Health Promotion

  • advocacy and mediation worker
  • community development officer
  • health educator
  • health policy developer
  • health promotion coordinator
  • health promotion officer
  • health researcher
  • partnerships coordinator
  • project officer
  • program development officer
  • program evaluator
  • program manager (in community health, local)
  • council and other organisations)
  • planning officer
  • social planning officer
  • women's health officer

Food and Nutrition

  • consumer science
  • food and nutrition policy officer
  • food development researcher
  • food microbiologist
  • food product marketing officer/manager
  • food quality assurance officer/manager
  • food technologist
  • health officer
  • nutrition in the health or retail sectors
  • nutritionist
  • product buyer
  • sensory evaluation
  • sport nutritionist

Tuition Fees

Year International Students Australian Students FEE-HELP

2015

A$26,100 (A$3,262.50 per unit)

A$21,440 (A$2,680 per unit)

available for Australian students