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Graduate Diploma in Health Science
Graduate Diploma in Health Science

Graduate Diploma in Health Science

  • ID:UWS610140
  • Level:Postgraduate Certificate/Diploma
  • Duration:
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (AUD)

  • TuitionFee/Year:$30,114.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$23,145.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$530.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$30,114.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$23,145.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$530.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirement

Successful completion of a recognised Bachelor degree equivalent to an Australian degree

English Requirement

If English is not your first language or was not the medium of instruction in your secondary or tertiary studies, you are required to demonstrate your proficiency in the English language by achieving a prescribed level in an approved English examination or test before you can receive a full offer of a place.

  • IELTS (Academic version): 6.5 overall score, minimum 6.0 in each subtest

  • TOEFL internet-based score: Total score 82 (Writing 21, Speaking 18, Reading 13, Listening 13)

  • Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE): 58 overall; No communication skills less than 50

Your English language proficiency test must be no more than two years old at the time of your commencement at Western Sydney University.

Course Information

In this course you will study a range of health science units relating to evidence-based health care and practice, health service planning, aged care management, health policy development, leadership, and health financial management.

Areas of relevance to health employees in the public or private sector form the foundation subjects of this course: Global perspectives on the social determinants of health; Public health policy; Epidemiology; Biostatistics; Health services management and health planning.

Units of study include Public Health, Policy and Society, Introduction to Epidemiology, and Introduction to Biostatistics.

In addition to three core units, you will complete five electives from a wide range of fields of study including, but not limited to, Communicable Diseases, Health Workforce Planning, Building Organisational Capacity in Health Care, and Surveillance and Disaster Planning.

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

As a health science graduate, you can look forward to career opportunities in:

  • Health services management

  • Aged care management

  • Health planning

  • International health

  • Health promotion

  • Occupational health and safety

  • Occupational and environmental hygiene.

  •  Research studies

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 530 ($) AUD per year

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