B.Sc. On Campus Online

Health Sciences

Charles Darwin University

36 months
30240 AUD/year
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The Health Sciences program from Charles Darwin University provides the skills to fill the gap in the Australian health care system and prepares you to work in a multidisciplinary health industry.


The Health Sciences program from Charles Darwin University has strong health industry connections and course content which leads to work in areas including, health policy and research, health and wellbeing and health promotion. This course offers a pathway into master level studies so you can pursue a career in occupational therapy, nutrition, speech and language therapy, health research and public health.

A core part of the course is the community project which provides opportunity to put your knowledge into practice supported by CDU academic staff. You will have access to international study opportunities and our course offers both an Indigenous and international support lecturer.

As a graduate, you will be ready to make a positive difference to health across local, rural and remote Australia and beyond.

Professional recognition

Students are eligible to apply for membership with the following professional associations: The Australian Health Promotion Association and the Public Health Association of Australia.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

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

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines


240 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

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*.
  • 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.
  • Attainment of a STAT Multiple Choice score of 135 (or a score of 145 if prior to May 2010).
  • Successful completion of the Tertiary Enabling Program, the Preparation for Tertiary Success courses, or other recognised tertiary preparation course.
  • Submission of an acceptable personal competencies statement and/or employment experience.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    30240 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30240 AUD per year during 36 months.

Commonwealth Supported places are available in this course

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.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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