Associate Degree in Health SciencesProgram details
The program provides an introduction to health sciences, exploring both the individual and public view of health in Australia.
During the program, you’ll gain a core understanding of human biology, health and nutrition.
You’ll learn about psychology, project management, exercise, and law and ethics, with a focus on health and the health industry.
Your studies will also cover the Australian healthcare system and the major health issues facing Australia.
How you will learn
The first year focuses on understanding the body in health and disease. You'll be introduced to the Australian healthcare system and the role of different health professionals. You'll also explore the role of health promotion and information management in the Australian and international context.
The second year focuses on health promotion and provides you with knowledge and skills to work with individuals and groups to promote health through education and other strategies.
You'll undertake a capstone experience that involves a health industry project and practice that includes a a work-integrated learning (WIL) activity.
Drawn to RMIT by its career opportunities, Hannah Zolich wants to help people in difficult circumstances. She chose to study the Associate Degree in Health Sciences as a foundation to further study.
Coming from the rural town of Horsham, Victoria, Michael Roldan is pursuing his passion for health promotion with an Associate Degree in Health Sciences.