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La Trobe University

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Diploma of Health Sciences

  • Diploma

If you're interested in a career in health sciences, this course is a pathway into many of our undergraduate programs in this field.

Key details

Degree Type
Diploma
Duration
1 - 2 years full-time
Course Code
HDHSB

About this course

If you're interested in a career in health sciences, this course is a pathway into many of our undergraduate programs in this field. The curriculum covers key aspects of science related to health including anatomy and physiology. It explores social, psychological and environmental impacts on health, while preparing you for further tertiary study. Students planning a career in nursing may also do an introductory clinical placement in a local health facility. Please note that although this course does not lead to accreditation with any health science registration boards, upon successful completion you will be eligible to apply for entry to a broad range of Health Science programs. Upon successful completion of the Diploma of Health Sciences (HDHSB), graduates will be eligible for direct admission into the second year of the following courses at the Bendigo campus only:Students entering one of the above courses will be granted 120 credit points of advanced standing (credit) for their previous studies in the Diploma of Health Sciences.

Entry requirements

Health sciences courses

Study locations

Bendigo

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Health Services & Support courses at La Trobe University.
75%
Overall satisfaction
77.9%
Skill scale
60.1%
Teaching scale
72.8%
Employed full-time
$59.1k
Average salary