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Health Sciences, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #701 (QS) Online
With a goal to keep our populations healthy, the demand for more health professionals with a broad skill set is increasing. The Health Sciences programme is offered by Charles Darwin University.
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Overview

The Health Sciences programme offered by Charles Darwin University provides the skills to fill the gap in the Australian health care system and prepares you for working in a multidisciplinary health industry. The Bachelor of Health Science has strong health industry connections and course content which leads to work in areas including environmental officers , health policy and research, health and wellbeing or health promotion. This course offers a pathway into master level studies so you can pursue a career in occupational therapy, health research or public health.

Career opportunities

Graduating from this course may lead to career opportunities in areas such as health promotion, health services management, and public health.

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
    Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Communication Skills
  • Australia's Healthcare System and Policies
  • Basics of Epidemiology
  •  Indigenous Health Perspectives
  • Chronic Conditions Management

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    60

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    50

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

General Requirements

CRICOS Code: 0101036

  • 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.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    30240 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30240 AUD per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Funding

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