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You’re fascinated by health and the way physical activity impacts people’s quality of life. This program will bring that passion to life and will open up to a career as a personal trainer, sports coach, research assistant or in a community recreation role.
Note: You will be required to travel between campuses to complete this degree.
Advance human health
Explore youth health issues, sexuality, drugs, psychology and risk-taking behaviours, as well as general health science, like human biology, health systems, health promotion and research. Gain practical experience in our state-of-the-art facilities, including a new gymnasium and renovated dance and gym studio.
When you successfully complete the 12-month diploma from The College, you gain guaranteed entry into the second year of the Bachelor of Health Science (HPE) at Western Sydney University.
To apply, all you need is an ATAR of 55+ and the determination to work hard. Once you’re here, our mission is to make sure you have the supportive learning environment and flexibility you need to transform your life. That includes smaller class sizes with greater access to one-on-one teaching and support.
At The College, we’re dedicated to your success. We know that if you’re given a supportive learning environment with a dedicated team of educators, anything is possible. Our wide range of pathway options include University Foundation Studies, Extended Diplomas and Integrated Diploma/Bachelor programs. Your success starts here.
Our program structure is outlined in our handbook. Here you can view all of the subjects you will be studying.
- Undergraduate Certificate in Aged Care Support
- Undergraduate Certificate in Counselling and Mental Health
- Undergraduate Certificate in Disability Care Support
- Undergraduate Certificate in Health Services Management
- Undergraduate Certificate in Public Health Support
- Diploma in Health Science/Bachelor of Health Science
- Diploma in Health Science Extended
- Diploma in Health Science (Health and Physical Education) Extended
Fees and delivery
Fees: Varies depending on subjects selected.
For further information, consult: Student Contribution Bands
Delivery: On campus
This program is only available to domestic students.
Unfortunately, student visa holders are not eligible to study this degree.
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This program may open the door to a career as a:
- Personal Trainer
- Health Educator
After completing a Master of Teaching, Health and Physical Education (HPE) graduates will be responsible for health education, personal development, and physical activity of students in government and non-government schools at the primary and secondary level
Education Officer's design and deliver education programs around specialist health, sport, and social support. They also visit schools and community groups to assist with the integration of these specialist education programs.
Sport Coaches are responsible for improving sport performance, physical and mental health, and helping people enjoy lifelong physical activity.
Recreation Officers develop, support and coordinate sport and recreation programs and services for the benefit of communities.
College Pathways in Health Sciences & Nursing
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*The tuition fees quoted above are the fees for the normal full-time study load of the program (80 credit points) per annum. International students will be subject to a variable fee regime; i.e. enrolled students will be required to pay fees during their program based on the approved fee for each calendar year. Fee changes (if any) will occur at 1 January each calendar year. Students who extend their program past the normal finish date of the program will be required to pay additional fees based on the prevailing fee level. Western Sydney University is a multi-campus institution. The University reserves the right to alter the location of its programs between campuses and other locations as necessary. Students should be aware of the possibility of change of location for the whole or part of programs for which they enrol and should plan for the need to travel between Western Sydney campuses.