Associate Degree in Health and Community Care

University of Tasmania

Lead yourself into health care and contribute to improving the health of individuals and communities. Become job ready for a career in health. This mostly online course is suitable for anyone who is just starting out in the workforce, needs a career change or a skills update. With this course you will gain practical experience that is sought after by employers by developing high level communication, problem solving, management and strategic planning skills as well as learning to improve personal health, and developing your knowledge in community health promotion.

Entry Requirements:

Applications are considered on a case by case basis. We consider applicants from a broad range of life experiences and backgrounds including individuals: with professional learning or formal study qualifications and skills entering University to study as a mature age student with little previous formal qualifications and/ or experience in this field

Subjects you can Study:

Coaching and Counselling; Drugs and Medicines; Community and Mental Health; Health; Nutrition' Sports and Exercise; Epidemiology and Health Research; Health and community services management

Further information:

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Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Sydney - Rozelle No info Yes Part time 5 years
Sydney - Rozelle No info Yes Full time 2 years
Hobart No info Yes Part time 5 years
Launceston No info Yes Part time 5 years
Hobart No info Yes Full time 2 years
Launceston No info Yes Full time 2 years
Hobart No info Yes Online 2 years
At the University of Tasmania students study at a quality institution in one of the most beautiful locations in the world. Founded in 1890, we are the fourth oldest university in Australia, and our institution is classed within the top two per cent of universities worldwide.

The University offers more than 100 undergraduate degrees and more than 150 postgraduate programs across a wide range of disciplines. Many of our programs are accredited and professionally recognised by industry and professional bodies in Australia and abroad.

We are highly regarded internationally for our teaching and academic excellence, and our lecturers and tutors have the opportunity to engage with students one-on-one and offer personalised advice and guidance. Our diverse range of courses, student exchanges and learning experiences offer students a uniquely engaging educational experience, while giving them excellent preparation for their future careers.

The University of Tasmania campuses in Hobart, Launceston and Burnie offer students a focused and engaged learning environment with excellent facilities. Beyond our campuses, the University community is strengthened by a network of more than 100,000 alumni spanning more than 120 countries.

Tasmania is an affordable place to live, with a stunning natural environment and a friendly and welcoming community. For students looking for an exceptional, personalised university experience that will shape their future success, there is no better place to study.

Provider CRICOS: 00586B (TAS); 03058B (NSW)

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