Health Science pathways

The Diploma of Health Sciences is the entry-point to many health-related disciplines that lead to purpose-driven careers.

Course overview

Access a wide range of health sciences degrees

The Faculty of Health Sciences offers internationally valued degrees providing a strong foundation to many different career options.

Curtin College’s Diploma of Health Sciences offers direct entry into Year 2 of the Bachelor of Science (with a wide array of majors), Bachelor of Biomedical Science, Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours) and Bachelor of Psychology at Curtin University. Entry is via Stage 1 or Stage 2 of the Diploma of Health Sciences.

Every Health Science course is different and must be completed in full-time mode. Students can be delayed by up to 12-months if they underload.

Choose your major

Exercise & Sport Science

Develop a strong understanding of the human body and human health with a major in Exercise & Sport Science.

Health Sciences

The number one choice for students interested in a career in health administration and/or health management.

Biomedical Science – Human Biomedicine

Work toward a Bachelor of Biomedical Sciences and explore biology related to human health and disease.

Laboratory Medicine

Learn to analyse body fluids and tissues to support the diagnosis and treatment of diseases.

Biomedical science – molecular genetics

Be at the forefront of cutting-edge research in this rapidly advancing and exciting discipline.

Nursing

Turn your care for others into a rewarding career that can make a real difference.

Nutrition & Food

Contribute to a healthier world through the scientific study of diet and nutrition.

Occupational Therapy

Find a fulfilling career helping those in need participate in everyday life to the fullest.

Pharmacy

Focus your studies on community-based healthcare and support.

Physiotherapy

Learn physical therapy techniques that enable you to improve movement, reduce pain, and support healing of others.

Psychology

Broaden your understanding of the human mind with studies in psychology.

Pharmacology

Pharmacology is the cornerstone for a career in drug discovery and development.