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Diploma of Health Science (UniLink) (8 months), Pre-Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 8 months
    Duration

This Pre-Bachelor Offers

About

The units are similar to bachelor degree units, but classes are smaller and students have more one-on-one time with teachers.

To qualify for the award of the Diploma of Health Science (UniLink) (8 months), students must successfully complete 100 credit points.

Career opportunities

Graduates may find employment in the health care sector.

Aims and objectives

This course prepares the student to work in a range of roles under supervision within the health care sector.

Accreditation

UniLink is accredited as an award-level higher education diploma.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Communication skills from a global perspective 
  • Introduction to biology 
  • Statistics 
  • Psychology fundamentals 
  • Health science 
  • Introduction to anatomy and physiology 
  • Introduction to critical thinking and research methodology 
  • Calculus and applications 
  • Foundation mathematics 
  • Scientific cultural innovation 
  • Sports & exercise science 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 8 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 16 months
    • Duration description
      Part-time available for domestic students
  • Credits
    100 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    75

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    50

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

Academic Requirements

Admission requirements:
  • Certified academic documents
  • Certified copy of your passport
  • English proficiency test results
  • Certified copy of unit outlines and academic transcripts
  • Portfolio 
  • English translations of all documents, if not already in English

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    28840 AUD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28840 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 8 months.
  • National Applies to you

    8654 AUD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8654 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 8 months.
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Living costs for Melbourne

  • 1501 - 2660 AUD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.