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What will I learn?

The Diploma of Health Sciences is a highly flexible pathway which can be tailored to your individual needs and areas of interest. This level of flexibility may increase your employment opportunities and is an excellent choice if you are interested in health administration and/or health management.
Health Science graduates have successfully entered other postgraduate programs within the same field.

Further Study

After completion, students may be eligible to apply for entry into Curtin master programs in public health (food science, health information management, health promotion, occupational health and safety, public health and sexology), occupational therapy, pharmacy, physiotherapy and speech pathology.

Leading to

Bachelor of Science

(Health Sciences)

Careers include

  • Health Administration Officer
  • Research Officer
  • Project Officer
  • Insurance Officer

Stage 2 start month: February, July



Study options

Full Time (12 months)

Tuition fees
A$35,700.00 (19,11,135) per year
AUD $4,462.50 per unit

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected March, July 2022


Curtin College

Curtin Bentley Campus,

Building 205, Kent Street,


Western Australia,

6102, PERTH, Australia

Entry requirements

For international students

For Diploma stage 2: General Certificate of Education (GCE) - Minimum of 3 points from 3 GCE A-Level OR 2 points from 1 GCE A‐Level and 2 points from AS‐Level; International Baccalaureate (IB) - Minimum of 22 points over 6 IB units in one sitting

For Diploma stage 2: International English Language Testing System (IELTS) - 6.5 (no band below 6.0); Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) - IBT 79 (R13, L12, S18, W21); General Certificate of Education (GCE) O-level / SPM 1119 – C; Pearson Test of English - Academic (PTE-A) - 58 (no score below 42); Group of Eight (G8) University Foundation Programs - C or 50%.

Nursing: IELTS: 6.5 (no band below 6.5); TOEFL: iBT 84 (R20, L20, S20, W24)

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


About Curtin College

Curtin College diploma qualification guarantees direct entry into 2nd year of a Curtin University Degree.

  • Progression to degree level study
  • Perth has one of the fastest growing economies in Australia
  • Perth offers a great student lifestyle
  • Students have access to a range of university services