Diploma of Health Science
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1 years full-time
2 years part-time
24 hours per week full-time
12 hours per week part-time
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If you are interested in learning more about nutrition, Endeavour’s Diploma of Health Science – Nutrition Electives are an excellent place to start. In addition to gaining foundational knowledge of biological and social sciences, you will have the opportunity to choose an elective stream in nutrition that expands your knowledge of food as medicine.
Our nutrition electives also allow students to examine dietetic principles in nutritional medicine, recommended dietary intakes (RDI) and the underpinning principles of food as medicine. For example, learn about social factors that impact our food choices with our Sociology of Food elective. Using a sociological lens, the subject challenges you to consider relationships people have with food both locally and internationally, examine strategies for modifying dietary behavior and examine economic and social factors that may impact dietary and food choices.
Once you graduate, you can undertake further study in health science degrees, own your own business, be a part of community health project teams or work in various allied health or complementary medicine environments – there are a wide range of opportunities open to you!
Your career in natural health is what you make of it! The Diploma of Health Science sets you up for a range of career opportunities including:
This course forms a solid base for you to go forth and work in established professions or branch out into a career that doesn’t even exist yet! The opportunities for you are endless.
Subjects may be delivered using a combination of online and livestream learning methods. Check the course brochure for more information on delivery methods.
Students are required to select eight credit points in total from the following elective stream. Talk to an admissions adviser about your elective choice.
Endeavour College offers the flexibility to study some of your subjects online. With the support of an online tutor and a robust Learning Management System that can be accessed at any time of the day, you can fit study around your work and personal commitments.
Online study offers:
Check the course structure above to see which subjects are available online.
Please note that volume of online study may be restricted depending on visa conditions if you are an international student.
Learn more about our Study Options.
If you have fully or partially completed a qualification with another provider (either at a Higher Education or Vocational Education and Training level), you may receive advanced standing towards your Diploma of Health Science course via our Educational Pathways process.
Endeavour is one of the very few institutions in Australia that maps individual subjects into each of our degree programs. We created the Articulation Abacus to provide a visual interpretation of calculating educational credit points, so you can see how close to gaining a degree you really are.
Your credits will populate here once you've selected your previous study details.
For additional calculations across Endeavour's full suite of courses and degrees, please visit https://abacus.endeavour.edu.au/
Diploma of Health Science graduates may apply for associate membership with the Complementary Medicine Association (CMA).
Become a member of Nutrition Australia during your studies and receive special student membership entitlements, as well as actively support their mission of ‘healthy eating for all Australians’.
Currently there are no state-based vaccination mandates.
Why study a Diploma of Health Science?
Ease into your education journey with a Diploma of Health Science or simply add to your skillset. The diploma is an excellent way to introduce you to a career in natural health. Here are a few great reasons to consider this diploma:
What can I do with a Diploma of Health Science?
Pathway into the Bachelor of Health Science (Naturopathy or Nutrition) with the Diploma of Health Science or use the knowledge gained through the course to work in community health, product development, health food stores, digital content creation and so on. The course outcomes are really what you make of it!
Can you study the Diploma of Health Science online?
Yes, it’s 100% online. However, as an Endeavour College student, you may utilise the campus facilities which include library, study areas, and on-site student clinic.
Why study at Endeavour College of Natural Health?
Apart from being the largest private Higher Education provider of natural medicine courses in the Southern Hemisphere, there are a number of reasons to consider studying at Endeavour:
Talk to our Admissions team about studying at Endeavour today.