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Diploma of Health (Exercise Science and Exercise Physiology)

Undergraduate | SCU-HEA-DIP | 2024

Study method
Online & on-campus
100% online
Credit available
1 year full time or part time equivalent
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Diploma of Health (Exercise Science and Exercise Physiology)

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Career opportunities

Graduates of the Diploma of Health can seek professional work in a range of health professions including as allied health assistants, personal care assistants, disability support workers, case workers, and lab assistants.

The Diploma is also a pathway into a range of Bachelor degrees. Successful completion of the Diploma of Health guarantees entry and up to 8 units of credit (depending on the specialisation taken) towards a linked Southern Cross Bachelor of Biomedical Science, Bachelor of Speech Pathology, Bachelor of Occupational Therapy, Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science, Bachelor of Clinical Sciences (Osteopathic Studies), or a Bachelor of Psychological Science. Please note duration of Diploma plus a linked Bachelor degree may vary depending on unit availabilities.

Graduates who proceed to one of the pathway degrees will have a range of career opportunities in their chosen fields.

Career outlook

Exercise Physiologists:
Unknown average
Fitness Instructors:
Unknown average
$75K to $93K
Sports Coaches, Instructors and Officials:
$60K to $74K

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