Diploma of Health

University of Canberra

The Diploma in Health at the University of Canberra is designed as a pathway into a range of health-related degrees such as Human Movement, Nutrition Studies, Public Health or Psychology. With a variety of employment opportunities available in both health and community organisations, studying a Diploma in Health will provide students with the skills to succeed in an ever-valuable industry. Students will develop an awareness of core health principles to contemporary health issues; learn to understand and apply effective basic technical and communication skills for health professionals; develop relevant skills for further learning in a variety of health disciplines; and gain skills in critical thinking and analysis of information in a health care context.

Course Fee:

International: $28,560

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent. English Language Requirements: An overall Academic IELTS of 6.0 or equivalent.


24 credit points

Subjects you can Study:

Subjects include: Academic English, Professional Orientation (Health). Students can choose subjects from streams such as Nutrition, Public Health, Human Movement and Psychology.

Study Pathways:

Depending on unit selection, the Diploma of Health is subsumable into the Bachelor of Health Science (Human Movement), Bachelor of Health Science (Nutrition Studies), Bachelor of Public Health, Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Bachelor of Human Nutrition (note only up to 18cp towards Bachelor of Human Nutrition).

Accepts International Students:


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Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Canberra No info No Part time
UC College, Bruce No info Yes Part time 1.5 years
Canberra No info No Full time 1 year
UC College, Bruce No info Yes Full time 1 year
The University of Canberra is located in Australia's national capital. The University provides professionally based undergraduate, postgraduate and research degrees. They engage in applied research to support government, business and the professions regionally, nationally and internationally.

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