Diploma of Health Sciences
Griffith College - Gold Coast

Course outline

This program is designed to provide a foundation for entry to second year of a number of Griffith University health degrees. It provides an interdisciplinary approach to the field of health science. It focuses on the biological and biochemical aspects of health science and provides a firm grounding in chemistry, cell biology and anatomy. The program provides the basis for further studies in biomedical science. Studies include anatomy and physiology, biophysics and quantitative biology, cell biology, cells, tissues and regulation. For more information, visit
Diploma of Health Sciences at Griffith College. See also combined Diploma/Degrees below for packaged programs. Successful completion of the diploma can lead to a number of bachelor programs with credit.

Combined diploma/degrees

Refer to entries for: D Health Sciences/B Biomedical Science; D Health Sciences/B Exercise Science; D Health Sciences/B Health Science; D Health Sciences/B Medical Laboratory Science; D Health Sciences/B Nutrition and Dietetics; D Health Sciences/B Occupational Therapy; D Health Sciences/B Paramedicine; D Health Sciences/B Pharmacology and Toxicology; D Health Sciences/B Pharmacy; D Health Sciences/B Science; D Health Sciences/B Physiotherapy; D Health Sciences/B Sport Development.

Fee notes

Fees for the Diploma programs are subject to change each year. Please refer to Griffith College tuition fees published for each program and can be found at https://www.griffithcollege.edu.au/study-options/


Applicant must have completed Year 12 or equivalent

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

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Anatomy; biochemistry and molecular biology; human genetics; microbiology; physiology.

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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Contact the institution for information.

Career opportunities

Health, rehabilitation and sports and fitness industries, clinical scientist specialising in cardiac, respiratory and sleep medicine, medical sales.

Course Code
Start Date

Offer rounds
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Level of Qualification
Study Area
Health and Recreation
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

1 year Full time or 2 years Part time

Gold Coast