Diploma of Health Science
Learn the foundations of how the human body functions
Gain an understanding of how the human body functions on a biological and physiological level. You’ll use augmented reality technology to virtually explore the human body. Explore how patient care is guided by the best-available information.
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At Torrens University Australia you can tailor your study to suit your lifestyle. Thanks to their innovative digital learning system you’ll gain the ultimate in flexibility, and still receive personalised guidance from academics and access to work placement, mentorship and internship opportunities. Online you can attend live classes or view recorded sessions, connect with lecturers and fellow students, and access content on-demand 24/7.
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As one of Australia’s fastest growing universities, we take a progressive approach to learning. Our courses are co-designed, developed and delivered with industry, giving you confidence that you’ll graduate job-ready.
During this course you will:
- Understand the core principles of biological and social sciences.
- Explore how the body functions and maintains health in different environments.
- Develop an understanding of health theories and initiatives to improve outcomes.
- Refine your research skills, focusing on the importance of evidence-based practice.
Now is the perfect time to get started. Enrol in our Diploma of Health Science 5 June 2023 intake, complete a minimum of two subjects per Trimester, and receive a 30% scholarship on your tuition fees with a Future Workforce Scholarship. Price displayed reflects a 30% scholarship applied. T&Cs apply - enquire now to find out how.
Graduate with the academic and practical skills for further study in a more specialised field or step into a rewarding career in the broad complementary medicine and healthcare industries. This diploma can help you find work in areas as varied as public or community health, recipe or product development, retail or sales of health and wellbeing products, and content creation for health organisations.
Potential career paths include:
- Clinic Practice Manager
- Health Educator
- Public Health Nutritionist
Torrens University Australia offers flexible entry options and study pathways, whether you’re finishing school, pursuing career progression or looking for a change. Entry requirements for this course includes:
- Successful completion of a Higher Education qualification.
- Year 12 (Australian secondary school certificate) or equivalent.
- Vocational qualification (AQF Level 4), or above.
English Proficiency Requirements
Standard English language requirements apply.
Don’t meet the entry requirements? We have numerous pathway programs to get you started. Contact our Future Student Advisors to learn about alternative entry options.
Torrens University offers pathway opportunities to further your learning. If you have already completed a qualification you may be able to credit this against a degree with Torrens University, even if it’s from another institution. This is called Recognition of Prior Learning.
Under Torrens University's Recognition of Prior Learning policy, you may be eligible for a reduction in tuition costs if you have previous study and/or work experience.
Our Future Student Advisors will happily walk you through the application process.
Throughout this course, you will learn how the human body functions at a biological and physiological level as well as the core concepts of evidence-based practice. Offering a range of specialisation and elective subjects, this course can beTailored to suit your career goals or prepare you for further study, with units in Digital Health, Complementary Medicine, Public Health, Nutrition, Counselling, Chinese Medicine and Food Science, among others.
Tailor your study to your lifestyle thanks to our innovative digital learning system, accessible from anywhere with 24/7 personalised support. With all your course materials online, and the option to study full or part time, on-campus, online or a blend of both it's all about flexibility.
Course Duration: Full-time: 1 year Part-time: 2 years