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Diploma of Health Sciences
Diploma of Health Sciences

Diploma of Health Sciences

  • ID:GC610009
  • Level:1-Year Post-Secondary Certificate
  • Duration:
  • Intake:
  • Type:Full-time

Fees (AUD)

  • Application Fee:$250.00
  • TuitionFee/Month:$4,187.50
  • LivingFee/Month:$2,536.25
  • OtherFee/Month:$50.00
  • Application Fee:$250.00
  • TuitionFee/Month:$4,187.50
  • LivingFee/Month:$2,536.25
  • OtherFee/Month:$50.00

* Textbooks

Estimated Total/program:
$56,190.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements:

Upper Secondary Education Graduation Diploma Year 12 with 5.5 average in 4 academic subjects.

Assumed knowledge: Mathematics for the Bachelor of Information Technology pathway

English language requirements:

  • IELTS 6.5 with no band below 6.0
  • TOEFL 79 (no sub-score less than 19)
  • PTE Academic 58 (no score less than 50)

Other requirements: No

Course Information

The Diploma of Health Sciences will provide you with an interdisciplinary approach to the field of health science. It focuses on biological and biochemical aspects and provides a firm grounding in chemistry, cell biology, and anatomy.

You will be provided with a comprehensive foundation for entry into the second year of a number of Griffith University degree level programs in health sciences, although you will also exit the Diploma with the knowledge and skills for beginner level employment in health science related industries.

As a health sciences student, you will learn within world-class facilities, preparing to work in disciplines across the range of health professions. You'll learn in the classroom, in laboratories and once you become a full-degree students, you will apply your knowledge through clinical training in placements at a multitude of locations and healthcare workplaces. Your learning will be supported by additional workshops which explore theoretical models through an interactive approach; while our language development modules will ensure you have the communication skills critical to effectiveness in the health industry

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Pre Courses

If you do not meet the English language requirements you can undertake an English intensive course at Griffith English Language Institute (GELI) prior to commencing your Griffith College program.

The Direct Entry Program is your pathway to a Griffith University degree or Griffith College diploma. Build your English skills in reading, writing, listening and speaking, and at higher levels, practise academic skills. You won’t need to submit an English test score if you complete this program at the English level needed for your chosen degree or diploma.

Duration: The number of weeks you undertake study depends on your current English language proficiency

Start dates:  With classes starting every five weeks, you can choose to start your English classes when it suits you best.

Tuition fee: Tuition fees for the Direct Entry Program will vary depending on the number of weeks you are enrolled.

  • Up to 25 weeks: AUD$450 per week
  • 26+ weeks: 2020 fees: AUD$420 per week
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Pathway Courses

Pathway to Griffith University

Griffith University campus

Credit granted

IELTS requirement for entry

GPA requirement for progression

Assumed knowledege

Bachelor of Biomedical Science

Nathan

 

70 CP

 

5.5 (no band < 5.0)

4.5

Mathematics and either Biology or Chemistry or Physics

Bachelor of Biomedical Science

Gold Coast

80 CP

5.5 (no band < 5.0)

4.5

Mathematics and either Biology or Chemistry or Physics

Bachelor of Exercise Science

Gold Coast

70 CP

6.0 (no band < 5.5)

4.0

At least one of Mathematics, Biology,

Chemistry or Physics

Bachelor of Health Science

Gold Coast

80 CP

5.5 (no band < 5.0)

4.0

At least one of Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry or Physics

Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science

Gold Coast

80 CP

6.5 (no band < 6.0)

4.5

Mathematics and one of Biology, Chemistry or Physics

Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics

Gold Coast

80 CP

6.5 (no band < 6.0)

5.5

Biology, Chemistry and Mathematics

Bachelor of Occupational Therapy

Gold Coast, Nathan

50 CP

6.5 (no band < 6.5)

5.5

One of Biology, Chemistry or Physics

Bachelor of Pharmacology and Toxicology

Gold Coast

70 CP

6.0 (no band < 5.5)

4.5

Mathematics and one of Biology, Chemistry or Physics

Bachelor of Pharmacy

Gold Coast

60 CP

6.5 (no band < 6.0)

5.0

Mathematics and one of Biology, Chemistry or Physics

Bachelor of Physiotherapy

Gold Coast, Nathan

40 CP

6.5 (no band < 6.5)

5.5

Mathematics and one of Biology, Chemistry or Physics

Bachelor of Science

Gold Coast, Nathan

60-70 CP

5.5 (no band < 5.0)

4.0

Mathematics

Bachelor of Sport Development

Gold Coast

70 CP

6.0 (no band < 5.5)

4.5

At least one of Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry or Physics

          

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

Allied health worker, ambulance attendant, environmental scientist, formulation chemist, laboratory assistant, OH&S practitioner, pathology technician, pharmacist, scientific advisor, sports organisation professional.

Ability to settle

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