Nov. 6, 2023
Dec. 4, 2023
Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Gold Coast, Perth
Where can I study?
Dependent on elective subjects chosen, the course may be available fully online.
1 year full-time
Part-time options available
From 12 hours per week (part-time)
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In addition to gaining foundational knowledge of biological and social sciences, this 12 month full-time course gives you the opportunity to gain an introduction to various areas of health science through interdisciplinary electives including Naturopathy, Nutrition, and Complementary Medicine.
Upon graduation, this Higher Education Diploma opens the doors to further study in health science degrees or roles in allied health or complementary medicine environments. From owning your own business to being a part of community health project teams, the career outcomes of this course are full of exciting possibilities.
"The most rewarding part of this career is being able to help others. When someone comes to see you and tells you that they’re feeling better because you’ve helped them improve their quality of life – that’s a very good feeling."
Diploma of Health Science graduate
Graduates will be skilled to pursue several career paths, 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.
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The Diploma of Health Science is delivered 100% online.
Contact our admissions team for more details.
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).
Bachelor of Health Science (Naturopathy)
The Bachelor of Health Science (Naturopathy) provides students the foundational knowledge needed to support healing and maintain health with an array of natural therapies. Naturopathy utlises biological sciences in order to understand the human body and its functions.
Bachelor of Health Science (Nutritional and Dietetic Medicine)
The Bachelor of Health Science (Nutritional and Dietetic Medicine) is supported by a strong underpinning of biological and social sciences subjects. Graduates learn to integrate traditional food wisdom and current scientific evidence to motivate individuals and communities to eat well and live healthier lives.