Diploma of Health Care
Griffith College - Gold Coast

Course outline

This higher education program provides the basis for further university studies in nursing. Study the core concepts of the anatomy and physiology of the human body and the ways in which the body and mind develop and change across the lifespan. Theoretical content in the classroom is brought to life through simulated practical activities in laboratory settings. Theoretical models are explored through interactive workshops, and while simulated, real health service settings provide practical, experiential learning. This course code is for the Diploma of Health Care only and does not include progression into the Bachelor of Nursing. For more information, visit Diploma of Health Care at Griffith College.

Note

This program is not available to applicants who hold a qualification in nursing acceptable for registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency/Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.

Combined diploma/degrees

Refer to entry for: D Health Care/B Nursing.

Prerequisites

Applicant must have completed Year 12 or equivalent

Fixed closing date

QTAC applications close on 5 January 2023

Additional entry requirements

This program is not available to applicants who hold a qualification in nursing acceptable for registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency/Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.

Assumed knowledge

English (Units 3 and 4, C)

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

For more information about the ATAR/Selection Rank profile, please visit ATAR/Selection Rank profile explained.

Specialisations

Nursing.

Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

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Notes

Contact the institution for information.

Career opportunities

With further study, professional nursing in a healthcare environment, aged care, emergency, mental health, paediatrics, midwifery, palliative care, intensive care, cancer, medication/surgical, community practice, women’s health.

Course Code
081591
Start Date
Offer rounds
Fee
fee/$25,250
Level of Qualification
Diploma
Study Area
Health and Recreation
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

1 year Full time or 2 years Part time

Location
Gold Coast