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Australian Catholic University, Australia, North Sydney

Tertiary Preparation Program (Health Sciences), Pre-Bachelor

  • Tertiary Preparation Program (Health Sciences), Pre-Bachelor
  • Full-time
  • Duration : 1 year

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Indicative Fees

AUD 17,168

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Course Highlights

This course is for international students who want to pursue academic studies in health sciences.

Career Opportunities

The health and fitness field has many career options, so when you're trying to choose a career, you'll most likely want to first determine what type of degree you should pursue. Job options may differ if you earn an associate degree instead of a master's, for example. Some careers available within the health and fitness field include: Personal trainer Health club manager Wellness coach Athletic coach Fitness consultant Positions such as personal trainer, wellness coach, fitness consultant and athletic coach involve working directly with individuals to help them to improve their physical fitness for health or athletic performance. Health club manager and fitness club owner are business-related positions in which the work is mostly administrative.

Course Overview

Students will be given the opportunity to develop effective English language communication skills that are needed by health practitioners. In particular, students will explore: the language of health sciences verbal and written material communication with patients and their relatives how to deal with issues in the health professions. Students will also be introduced to critical thinking and problem solving. Emphasis will be placed on working independently and as a team member, self-directed study, and building confidence.


Programme Structure English for Academic Purposes English Language Communication Skills Australian Society English for Health Professionals English for Academic Purposes Introduction to Health Care in Australia Introduction to Science for Health Professionals English for Health Professionals



Academic Entry Requirement

Academic Requirements To be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must: have completed the equivalent of year 11 (completion of senior high school in countries where this is not considered equivalent to an Australian year 12) have a minimum English language proficiency level of IELTS 6, with no individual score less than 5.5, or equivalent An applicant must also comply with the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy.

English Entry Requirement


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Australian Catholic University


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