Graduate Diploma in Health Science
Approved Abbreviation: GradDipHlthSc
Western Sydney University Course Code: 4700.1
CRICOS Code: 064831J
Course Status: CONTINUING
This version of the course is available only to continuing or completing students.
Areas of relevance to health employees in the public or private sector form the foundation subjects of this course: Global perspectives on the social determinants of health; Public health policy; Epidemiology; Biostatistics; Health services management and health planning
One year full-time
|Parramatta Campus||Full Time||External||
|Parramatta Campus||Part Time||External||
|Parramatta Campus||Full Time||Internal||
|Parramatta Campus||Part Time||Internal||
|Parramatta Campus||Full Time||Multi Modal||
|Parramatta Campus||Part Time||Multi Modal||
Applicants must have either:
an undergraduate degree in any discipline, or equivalent
a graduate diploma or graduate certificate in any discipline, or equivalent plus two years full-time equivalent work experience in a health, welfare or aged care discipline
Applications from Australian and New Zealand citizens and holders of permanent resident visas must be made via the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC).
Applicants who have undertaken studies overseas may have to provide proof of proficiency in English. Local and International applicants who are applying through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) will find details of minimum English proficiency requirements and acceptable proof on the UAC website. Local applicants applying directly to the University should also use the information provided on the UAC website.
International applicants must apply directly to Western Sydney University via the International Office.
International students applying to The University through the International Office can find details of minimum English proficiency requirements and acceptable proof on their website.
Overseas qualifications must be deemed by the Australian Education International - National Office of Overseas Skills Recognition (AEI-NOOSR) to be equivalent to Australian qualifications in order to be considered by UAC and Western Sydney University.
Qualification for this award requires the successful completion of 80 credit points which include the units listed in the recommended sequences below.
Students must complete the following units
|400416.2||Public Health, Policy and Society|
And five units from the list below
|400841.2||A Global Perspective on Social Determinants of Health|
|400238.3||Policy, Power and Politics in Health Care Provision|
|400777.3||Leadership for Quality and Safety in Health Care|
|400778.2||Leadership and the Development of Organisational Capacity|
|400837.3||Health and Socio-political Issues in Aged Care|
|400844.2||Health Services and Facilities Planning|
|400846.3||Building Organisational Capacity in Health Care|
|400847.3||Surveillance and Disaster Planning|
|400967.2||Health Economics and Comparative Health Systems|
|401081.1||Organisational Governance and Performance Management|