Bachelor of Health Science

Charles Darwin University (CDU)

The course prepares students to apply integrated and multidisciplinary knowledge to a range of areas in the health industry and beyond. Students will acquire the knowledge and skills required to work in the areas of health promotion, health services management, and public health. This course also offers a foundation pathway for occupational therapy studies.

Course Fee:

International: $86,400

Entry Requirements:

NTCET or equivalent (Year 12); or Certificate IV or above; or STAT score of 135 or greater; or submission of an acceptable personal competencies statement and/or employment experience; or 6 months of full-time study (or equivalent) of a higher education degree/diploma; or completion of 40 credit points in the Preparation for Tertiary Study Program (TEP2), the Preparation for Tertiary Success (PTS1 or PTS2), or other recognised tertiary preparation program


240 credit points including 2 common units with core, specialist elective and electives units relevant to the specialisation.

Subjects you can Study:

Health promotion; Health services management; Occupational therapy; Public health

Study Pathways:

On completion of the degree, students with outstanding results will be eligible to apply for an Honours degree.

Accepts International Students:


Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Casuarina No info Yes Part time 6 years
Casuarina No info Yes Online
Casuarina No info Yes Full time 3 years
Charles Darwin University is the major tertiary education and vocational education and training institution in the Northern Territory.

Originally established as a tertiary institution in 1974, it became the Northern Territory University in 1989 and Charles Darwin University in 2003.

The main University campus is located at Casuarina in Darwin with campuses at Alice Springs, Katherine and Palmerston. VET courses are also offered at Jabiru, Nhulunbuy, Tennant Creek and Yulara Centres as well as at various remote community centres.

The University provides multi-sector education with Senior Secondary, VET, Higher Education and Research facilities.

CDU also deliver a number of courses through the Australian Centre for Indigenous Knowledges and Education (ACIKE), which is a joint initiative between Charles Darwin University (CDU) and the Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education (BIITE). The three main sites for delivery will be at the main ACIKE Hub CDU Casuarina campus and at the BIITE campuses at Batchelor and the Alice Springs Desert Peoples' Centre.

Provider CRICOS: 00300K (NT); 03286A (NSW)

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