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Health Sciences, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
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Overview

As a health science specialist, you are responsible for the improvement and maintenance of individual and community health and wellbeing. Your in-depth industry knowledge of health beyond illness and disease is needed to plan, manage, coordinate and administer infrastructure and resources.

During your course, you will explore health-related topics relevant and often unique to patients in communities, rural and remote areas. This course has a discrete and integrated focus on Indigenous health founded on social justice and social determinants of health and cultural safety framework preparing you to apply your knowledge and skills in multiple health roles.

You will choose from four speciality fields to focus on:

  • health promotion
  • health services management
  • public health
  • foundations of occupational therapy.

It also offers an ongoing pathway for VET graduates as well as prerequisite knowledge and skills for graduate programs in allied health, public health and medicine.

Accreditation

This course is accredited by the University in accordance with the Higher Education Standards.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 72 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    240 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Australian Health Care Systems
  • Ethics in Health Care
  • Basics of Epidemiology

For more information please visit the program website.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    60

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  • Minimum required score:

    50

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General Requirements

  • CRICOS Code: 072956G
  • Successful completion of the Northern Territory Certificate of Education and Training (or equivalent) and the awarding of an Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR) of at least 60 after any applicable bonus points have been applied.
  • Successful completion of a national qualification at Certificate IV level or higher.
  • Successful completion of at least 0.5 year of full-time study (or equivalent) of a higher education degree/diploma.
  • Overseas secondary or tertiary qualifications considered equivalent to the above Australian qualifications.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    26776 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26776 AUD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    26776 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26776 AUD per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Commonwealth Supported places are available in this course to students who meet one of the residency requirements.

Living costs for Darwin

  • 1493 - 2530 AUD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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