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You’re fascinated by health and love helping others to be their best selves. This program will bring that passion to life, with the opportunity to major in health promotion, health services management, therapeutic recreation or public health.
Advance human health
This program gives you the opportunity to combine study with access to practical experience, to reach your full potential. You can also select to major in two areas of health science, giving you the expertise and edge for your future career.
When you successfully complete the 16-month diploma from The College, you gain guaranteed entry into the second year of the Bachelor of Health Science at Western Sydney University.
To apply, you don’t need an ATAR; all you need are ambition 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. Our Extended Diplomas also cover extra introductory subjects that will prepare you for success in your tertiary studies and beyond.
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 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/Bachelor of Health Science (HPE)
- 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
Fees: Varies depending on subjects selected.
For further information, consult: International Program Fees
Delivery: On Campus
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This program may open the door to a career as a:
- Personal Trainer
- Practice Manager
Health Promotion Research Officer
A research officer develops health promotion research; ensuring ethical standards are upheld within research; the collection and analysis of data to evaluate the effectiveness of an program; and the dissemination of findings to the general public and professional audiences.
Health Promotion Officer
Health Promotion Officers identify and address priority health and wellbeing issues and deliver population health interventions. They develop and implement health promotion programs and evaluate their effectiveness.
Quality Improvement Officer
Quality Improvement Officers can be involved in the strategic planning and supervision of quality and safety activities at major metropolitan hospitals or for an area health service.
Project Officers work specifically on designated health related projects. Their tasks involve the conceptualisation, design, implementation and evaluation of the project. They can also be involved in evaluating and formulating operational improvements for a health district.
Practice Managers coordinate and manage the day to day operations of a health care practice (such as a community or medical).
Community Engagement / Event Coordinators
Community Engagement / Event Coordinators increase knowledge and awareness of positive health behaviours within the population through primary prevention information.
A Diversional Therapist works with people of all ages and abilities. They design and facilitate individualised recreation and leisure programs that support, challenge and enhance the psychological, spiritual, social, emotional and physical wellbeing of individuals.
Recreation Officers develop, support and coordinate sport and recreation programs and services for the benefit of communities.
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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.
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