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Diploma of Health Care

Taking care of the nation’s health - On track for nursing.

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I’ve learnt so much, specifically with anatomy & physiology.

Hazel Carson,
Diploma of Health Care

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Duration

2 trimesters (8 months)
3 trimesters (12 months)

Intakes

Trimester 1, 2

Key dates


Location

Gold Coast

Health Care overview

In the Diploma of Health Care you will study the core concepts of the anatomy and physiology of the human body and the ways in which the body and mind develop and change across the lifespan.

Theoretical content in the classroom is brought to life through simulated practical activities in laboratory settings. Theoretical models are explored through interactive workshops, and while simulated, real health service settings provide practical, experiential learning.

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I would really recommend all to join Griffith College, as I have enjoyed my time here.

Aldrine Frank,
Diploma of Health Care

Where could this diploma take me?

Registered nurse – with further study, or on completion of the Bachelor of Nursing, you can choose to specialise in a range of fields such as aged care, community practice, emergency, intensive care, medical health, midwifery, oncology, pediatrics, palliative care, and women’s health.

Sample program structure

First trimester

1020GCH Academic & Professional Skills Development for Science & Technology^ OR 5902GCH English Language & Communication for Health^

1020GCH Academic & Professional Skills Development for Science & Technology

 

5902GCH English Language & Communication for Health

1803NRS Foundations of Professional Health Care Practice
1805NRS Human Anatomy & Physiology 1
1806NRS Communicating Effectively

Second trimester

1804NRS Psychosocial Development Across the Lifespan
1807NRS Safe Administration of Medications
1808NRS Human Anatomy & Physiology 2
1810NRS Health Assessment

Find out more: Current program structure

^ Domestic students whose first language is not English, and International students who enter with an IELTS <7.0 (or equivalent)

Students who enter with an IELTS < 7.0 (or equivalent) will be required to undertake LDH100 Language Development for Health Care as part of their program.


Pathways to a Griffith University Nursing Degree

Domestic students
International students

Duration

2 trimesters (8 months)
3 trimesters (12 months)

Intakes

Trimester 1, 2

Key dates


Location

Gold Coast
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