You’re fascinated by health and love helping others to be their best selves. This course will bring that passion to life, with the opportunity to specialise in health promotion, health services management, therapeutic recreation or public health.
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If you missed out on applying for university to start in Autumn session, you may still be able to study in 2019 with our Mid-Year intake.
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Advance human health
This course gives you the opportunity to combine study with access to practical experience, to reach your full potential. You can also select to specialise 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 units 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 courses. Your success starts here.
Fees and delivery
*Maximum Student Contribution for the indicated period of study based on a full-time study load with no units failed or repeated.
Delivery: On campus
Fees: AUD $33,500
Delivery: On campus
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A Diploma in Health Science (Extended) may open the door to a number of careers, including:
- 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 course (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 course 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 course past the normal finish date of the course 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 courses between campuses and other locations as necessary. Students should be aware of the possibility of change of location for the whole or part of courses for which they enrol and should plan for the need to travel between Western Sydney campuses.