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Diploma of Health Sciences
Diploma of Health Sciences

Diploma of Health Sciences

  • ID:DC610007
  • Level:1-Year Diploma
  • Duration:
  • Intake:
  • Type:Full-time

Fees (AUD)

  • TuitionFee/Year:$33,475.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$23,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$530.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$33,475.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$23,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$530.00
Estimated Total/program:
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirement

English Requirement

Cambridge: English Advanced (CAE): FCE Level B2

Deakin University English Language Institute (DUELI): EAP 2

GCE O-level:  C6

HK Form 5: 60% in Form 5 English Language (Foundation only)

HKDSE: Overall Level 3 HKDSE English


  • Foundation program (Standard): 5.5 (with no band score below 5)

  •  Diploma: 5.5 (with no band score below 5.5)

Pearsons Test of English Academic (PTE):    42-49

SPM English: C4

TOEFL Computer Based: 196

TOEFL Paper Based: 525


  • Foundation Program (Standard): 52 – Writing 15; Speaking 14; Listening; and Reading 5

  • Diploma: 52 – Writing 19; Speaking 16; Listening; and Reading 5

VCE English (any) (Australia): Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 20 in any English

International Baccalaureate Diploma: Grade 4 in English

Duolingo English Test: 85

Other Requirement

Entry to Diploma courses requires the successful completion of Year 12 or equivalent.Specific academic entry requirements are listed below. Students with qualifications that are not listed should forward their application and academic results to Deakin College for assessment.

Note: Diploma of Engineering requires a pre-requisite subject of mathematics (Year 12 or equivalent)

Course Information

This course provides a sound knowledge and understanding of the health of individuals, communities and population. It will allow you to enter a wide variety of undergraduate courses at Deakin University in areas such as health sciences, psychology, exercise and sport science, food and nutrition and public health and health promotion.

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Course Structure

Complete and pass 8 units+

  • HBS107 Understanding Health

  • HBS108 Health Information and Data

  • HBS109 Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology

  • HBS110 Health Behaviour

  • HPS111 Psychology A: Fundamentals of Human Behaviour

  • HPS121 Psychology B: Individual and Social Development

  • HSE102 Functional Human Anatomy

  • HSE104 Research Methods and Statistics in Exercise and Sport

  • HSE111 Physical Activity and Exercise for Health

  • HSE113 Human Growth, Development and Aging for Exercise Scientists

  • HSH102 Disease Prevention and Control

  • HSH112 Local and Global Environments for Health

  • HSN101 Foundations of Food, Nutrition and Health

  • HSN105 Healthy and Sustainable Food Systems

  • HSN107 Physiology of Human Growth and Development

  • SLE111 Cells and Genes

  • SLE115 Essential Skills in Bioscience

  • SLE123 Physics for the Life Sciences

  • SLE132 Biology Form and Function

  • SLE133 Chemistry in Our World

  • SLE155 Chemistry for the Professional Sciences

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Pre Courses

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Pathway Courses

Second Year Entry to Deakin University

  • Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science≠ 

  • Bachelor of Health Sciences≠ 

  • Bachelor of Nutrition Science 

  • Bachelor of Psychological Sciences

  • Bachelor of Public Health and Health Promotion 

  • Bachelor of Biomedical Science

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

  • Case manager / Case worker

  • Community health officer

  • Counsellor

  • Development manager

  • Disability officer

  • Exercise scientist

  • Fitness advisor

  • Food product developer

  • Food quality assurance manager

  • Health educator

  • Health promotion officer

  • Market researcher

  • Nutritionist

  • Project officer

  • Sports coach

  • Vocational guidance worker

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 530 ($) AUD per year

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