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Edith Cowan College

Diploma of Health Science

The Diploma of Health Science will introduce you to the biological, social and cultural elements involved in health care. It is specially designed for students seeking a Diploma in Nursing, Biomedical Science and Psychology, Exercise and Sports Science, Biomedical, Speech Pathology in order to major in one of these at Edith Cowan University.

Your direct pathway to Edith Cowan University

High School

 

2nd year Edith Cowan University

 

Fees 2021

Program CRICOS Course Code Duration International Students Australian Students FEE-HELP

Diploma
(Year 1)

103337G

2 or 3 trimesters

$24,200

($3,025 per unit)

$14,100

($1,762.50 per unit)

Available for Australian Citizens

Diploma
(Year 2)

103337G

2 semesters

$32,900

($4,112.50 per unit)

$15,400

($1,925 per unit)

Available for Australian Citizens

 

Your Health Studies pathway

if you have…

✓ Completed Year 12 or the equivalent in your country

(see Admission requirements for further information)

Diploma of Health Science (Year 2)

8 university equivalent units studied over 2 trimesters. Equivalent to Year 1 of the respective ECU bachelor degree.

Direct Entry into Year 2 at ECU

Choose from the bachelor degrees listed below.

 


or if you have…

✓ Completed Year 11 or the equivalent in your country

(see Admission requirements for further information)

Diploma of Health Science (Year 1)

8 units studied over 2 or 3 trimesters to embed fundamental academic skills.

Diploma of Health Science (Year 2)

Equivalent to Year 1 of the respective ECU bachelor degree.

 

Location

Duration

12 months

 

Student & ATAR Profile

Diploma (Year 1) intakes

February, June, October

Diploma (Year 2) intakes

February, July

(Speech Pathology: February intake only)

Diploma of Health Science (Year 1) units

Student must complete the following units:

  • Workplace Communication - Employability
  • Introductory Computing
  • Foundation Science
  • Communication Skills
  • Project Management
  • Introductory Chemistry
  • Introductory Mathematics
  • Year 1 Elective

Diploma of Health Science (Year 2) units

For units untertaken in this course, please refer to this couse planner.

Entry into 2nd year of

§ On-campus only. If you commence Diploma at ECC in July, it will take 2.5 years to complete at ECU due to sequencing of units.

* Only available to students onshore. Limited places.

^ Only available to international onshore students. First intake of Diploma course at ECC in Feb 2023. Limited places.

 

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