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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. 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


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, 2023
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2023

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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, 2023

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Contact the institution for information.

Career opportunities

Clinical scientist specializing in: cardiac, respiratory and sleep medicines; health; medical sales; rehabilitation for sports and fitness industries.

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Start Date

Offer rounds

5 Oct 2023
15 Jan 2024
6 Jun 2024

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
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