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Diploma of Health Science
Torrens University Australia - Fortitude Valley

Course outline

The Diploma of Health Science provides a thorough understanding of how the human body functions as well as access to a broad range of electives which provide key knowledge and skills for use in a variety of healthcare professions, allowing you to tailor the course to suit your desired career. It also covers the foundations you need for further study in the Bachelor of Health Science specialising in Nutrition, Naturopathy and Western Herbal Medicine.

Area of study:

Biological Foundations

Human Structure & Physiology

Evidence-based Practice

Industry partners and work placements:

You will have the opportunity to complete a non-compulsory Work-Integrated Learning placement in electives Food Science, Systems and Policy, or Botany and Herbal Manufacturing. This placement will support you to establish a connection with the industry and help you to prepare for employment opportunities upon graduation. Upon graduation, you are eligible to attain Associate Membership with the Complementary Medicine Association (CMA).

Work placement hours :20 hours non-compulsory work placement

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Fee notes

FEE-HELP available for eligible students.

Prerequisites

Applicant must have completed Year 12 or equivalent

Additional entry requirements

Completed Year 12 or equivalent. Other admission pathways are available to applicants.

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2023
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As this is a new course, Semester 1, 2023 information is not available.

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, 2023

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Notes

As this is a new course, Semester 1, 2023 information is not available.

Career opportunities

Graduate with the academic and practical skills for further study or a rewarding career in the broader complementary medicine and healthcare industries. Upon completion, you will have career opportunities across various healthcare settings as well as the option to continue studying at Bachelor level.

Career paths:

Clinic Administrator

Nutritional Advisor

Pharmacy Assistant

Steppingstone Program

Course Code
031101
Start Date



Offer rounds

24 Aug 2023
15 Jan 2024
6 Jun 2024
Regular offers will be made

Fee
fee/$20120(first year contribution)
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
Brisbane
 
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