Fast facts 2017
ATAR cut-off
N/A
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About ATARs
International entry requirement

Admission to our undergraduate degree programs usually requires successful completion of a senior secondary school qualification similar to the Higher School Certificate (HSC), the highest educational award in New South Wales schools.

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UAC code

N/A
Newcastle

N/A
Central Coast

Start dates
  • No further intake
  • No further intake
Mode of delivery

Face to Face

Duration

2 years full-time.

UON program code: 40028

Program handbook

Description

The Associate Degree Health is an AQF level 6 program which offers an exit option from one of the following 3-year programs:

  • Bachelor of Medical Radiation Science (Diagnostic Radiography) 11017
  • Machelor of Medical Radiation Science (Radiation Therapy) 11018
  • Bachelor of Medical Radiation Science (Nuclear Medicine) 11019
  • Bachelor of Oral Health Therapy (12390)
  • Bachelor of Oral Health (11576)
  • Bachelor of Podiatry (11692)

The award will be conferred as an Ordinary award.


Program learning outcomes

On successful completion of the program students will have:

  • Apply knowledge of the clinical, behavioural and social sciences to the manifestations of health, illness and disease
  • Demonstrate information and technology literacy
  • Demonstrate awareness of factors affecting the health and welfare of individuals and populations with understanding of ethical and socially responsible behaviour
  • Communicate effectively with individuals, groups and healthcare teams to facilitate safe, effective health practice

Details

Information correct as at21st Aug 2017 11:14pm
Program code40028
AQF level

Level 6 Associate Degree

Locations and UAC codes
Mode of delivery
  • Face to Face
Duration
  • Australian students - 2 years full-time.
ATAR (2017)
LocationCut-offMedian

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Term typeSemesters
Fees
Managing faculty
  1. Faculty of Health and Medicine
Contributing schools
  1. School of Biomedical Sciences and Pharmacy
  2. School of Health Sciences
  3. School of Medicine and Public Health
  4. School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences
Relevant University rules and policies
CRICOS Code094558F

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Admission information

Admission requirements

N/A - The Associate Degree Health is an exit award. The pathway to entry is via one of the following programs:

  • Bachelor of Medical Radiation Science (Diagnostic Radiography) - 11017
  • Bachelor of Medical Radiation Science (Radiation Therapy) - 11018
  • Bachelor of Medical Radiation Science (Nuclear Medicine) - 11019
  • Bachelor of Oral Health Therapy - 12390
  • Bachelor of Oral Health - 11576
  • Bachelor of Podiatry - 11692

 

Minimum English language proficiency requirements

All Applicants must demonstrate that they meet the University’s English proficiency requirement. Further information regarding English language proficiency requirements can be found at the English Language Proficiency for Admission Policy here.


Credit transfer

If you wish to apply for credit for studies completed at another institution, or if you are changing programs within the University and wish to transfer your credit to the new program, visit the University's credit website and click on 'How to Apply for Credit'.


Academic requirements for program completion

Total units required

160 units

Program duration

2 years full-time.

Program requirements

To be awarded the Associate Degree in Health students must successfully complete at least 160 units, including a 40-unit sequence of core courses and at least 10 units of electives, in accordance with the requirements for the relevant discipline.


Program structure

Students are advised to read their program handbook information in conjunction with the program plans for course sequence/enrolment advice. Please refer to the Program Plan for the year that you commenced, or transitioned into, this program - Program Plans are available above.

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from B Medical Radiation Science (DR)

Complete the following core courses as well as 110 units of other courses within BMRS (DR) program and 10 units of electives

CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
HLSC1000Transition to Health Sciences Education and Practice
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Central Coast)
10 units
HUBS1401Human Bioscience
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Central Coast)
10 units
MRSC1010Medical Radiation Science 1A
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
PHYS1250MRS Physics & Radiation Protection
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units

from B Medical Radiation Science (NM)

Complete the following core courses as well as 110 units of other courses within BMRS (NM) program and 10 units of electives

CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
HLSC1000Transition to Health Sciences Education and Practice
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Central Coast)
10 units
HUBS1401Human Bioscience
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Central Coast)
10 units
MRSC1010Medical Radiation Science 1A
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
PHYS1250MRS Physics & Radiation Protection
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units

from B Medical Radiation Science (RT)

Complete the following core courses as well as 110 units of other courses within BMRS (RT) program and 10 units of electives

CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
HLSC1000Transition to Health Sciences Education and Practice
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Central Coast)
10 units
HUBS1401Human Bioscience
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Central Coast)
10 units
MRSC1010Medical Radiation Science 1A
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
PHYS1250MRS Physics & Radiation Protection
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units

from B Oral Health Therapy

Complete the following core courses as well as 110 units of other courses within B Oral Health Therapy program and 10 units of electives

CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
HLSC1000Transition to Health Sciences Education and Practice
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Central Coast)
10 units
HUBS1401Human Bioscience
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Central Coast)
10 units
ORHL1103Oral Health Promotion I
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Central Coast)
10 units
ORHL2105Oral Health Promotion II
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Central Coast)
10 units

from B Oral Health

Complete the following core courses as well as 110 units of other courses within B Oral Health program and 10 units of electives

CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
HLSC1000Transition to Health Sciences Education and Practice
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Central Coast)
10 units
HUBS1401Human Bioscience
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Central Coast)
10 units
PUBH1080Studies in Population Health and Health Promotion
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Central Coast)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
ORHL2003Introduction to Oral Health PromotionNot currently offered10 units

from B Podiatry

Complete the following core courses as well as 110 units of other courses within B Podiatry program and 10 units of electives

CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
HLSC1000Transition to Health Sciences Education and Practice
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Central Coast)
10 units
HUBS1404Biomedical Science Part 2
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Central Coast)
10 units
PDTY1202Fundamentals of Podiatry Practice
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Central Coast)
10 units
PUBH1080Studies in Population Health and Health Promotion
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Central Coast)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units

Additional information

All students can access additional learning development mechanisms provided by the Centre for Teaching and Learning.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students can draw on the assistance and support provided by the Indigenous Student Support and Development service through The Wollotuka Institute.


International students

All International Students enrolled in the program will be provided with an orientation to familiarise them with the rules, expectations, facilities and services offered by the University. Please visit our International Students website to find out more about the support services available to international students.


Special needs

AccessAbility provides advice and reasonable adjustments to Students with a medical or health condition or disability. If you require adjustments to undertake your program,  contact the Student Support Advisors - AccessAbility  before semester or early in the semester. They will work with the Faculty or School to ensure that this happens in a timely manner.

Please note: All students must fulfil the inherent requirements of the programs and courses they are undertaking. While reasonable adjustments can be made, these adjustments cannot compromise academic integrity. It is the student's responsibility to check all the requirements of courses, and consider the effects of any medical condition or disability on their ability to complete course requirements. More information is available online