School Of Health Sciences

Professional Pathways in Health Science (WSTC)Western Sydney University Unit Code: 700075.3


Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 1

Credit Points: 10

Equivalent Units
400783 - Professional Pathways in Health Science, 400769 - Foundations of Health Science, 400242 - Foundations of Therapeutic Recreation.

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled at Western Sydney University, The College. Students enrolled in Extended Diplomas must pass 40 credit points from the preparatory units listed in the course structure prior to enrolling in this University level unit. Students enrolled in the combined Diploma/Bachelor courses listed below must pass all College Preparatory units listed in the course structure before progressing to the Year Two units.

About this Unit
This unit introduces students to professional issues, history and the philosophy in health sciences: health promotion, health service management and therapeutic recreation. Theories and key concepts of health promotion, health service management and therapeutic recreation are introduced. Students will be introduced to an understanding of human development and the health science processes. Students will examine how human growth and development influences development of socio-economic, cultural, gender, environmental, health science issues. Students will begin an electronic portfolio to help them take more control over their education and assist students to make connections with their learning experiences while building critical and reflective skills.

6000.1Diploma in Health Science/Bachelor of Health ScienceCONTINUING
7018.4Diploma in Health Science (exit only)CONTINUING
7019.3Diploma in Health Science Fast TrackCONTINUING
7142.1Diploma in Health Science ExtendedCONTINUING


A7232.1WSTC Health Science Extended - Recent School LeaversCURRENT
A7233.1WSTC Health Science Extended - Non-Credentialed StudentsCURRENT

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