Diploma of Health Science


Entry Requirements

IELTS (Academic): IELTS 6 with no band lower than 6 correlate as FCE or CAE overall score of 169 with no skill less than 169

GCE ‘O’ Level: B

GCE ‘A’ Level: B


HKDSE: HKDSE Level 3 / Form 5-60%

English 119: C+


Pearson’s (PTE Academic): 50

CELUSA (Academic English): AE4

Entry into Diploma Stage 1: • Year 11 Equivalent Entry - completion of SACE Stage 1 Entry into Diploma Stage 2: A score of 10 in one of the approved SACE Year 12 English subjects (or equivalent Australian year 12/ SAT/ IB score).

Course Details

Introduces you to the physiological, psychological, social and cultural elements involved in health care, and provides the foundation for further studies in a health-related degree program at UniSA.

Study with confidence in small class sizes and personalised teaching methods

Dedicated academic and personal support services to assist with your success

Diploma Structure

Tertiary Preparation

Language for Study

Mathematics for Study

Stage 1

Essential Study Skills

Information and New Media Technologies

Communication, People, Place and Culture

Academic Research and Critical Enquiry


Human Physiology Fundamentals

Human Biology

Maths & Statistics

Stage 2

Human Physiology 1

Aboriginal Health: Culture, Community and Country

Introduction to Public Health

Applied Psychology

Global and National Health

Human Anatomy

Quantitative Methods in Health

Human Physiology 2

Career Outcomes

Depending on your chosen UniSA specialisation, your career options can include:

Aged and rehabilitative care

Primary health and community support services

Mental health services

International aid agencies

Home care

Rural and remote health care

Infectious disease services

Academia and research

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Level of Study: Diploma

CRICOS Course Code: 081518K

English Requirements: IELTS Score UG

Annual Tuition: AUD$28,520.00

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