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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.

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Exercise & Sport Science

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

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Biomedical Science – Human Biomedicine

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

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Biomedical Science – Molecular Genetics

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

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Biomedical Science - Pharmacology

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

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Health Sciences

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

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Laboratory Medicine

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

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

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Nutrition & Food

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

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Occupational Therapy

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

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Focus your studies on community-based healthcare and support.

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

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

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