AD019 - Associate Degree in Health Sciences

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RMIT program code: AD019
Plan name: Associate Degree in Health Sciences
Plan code: AD019
Campus: City Campus
Credit points per semester:
Full time: 48
Part time: 24
CRICOS code: 077364B

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2017 Enrolment Program Structure

To graduate you must complete the following:

  Year One of Program
 
AND  Year Two of Program
 

12 core courses and 4 elective courses over two years or four semesters of study.

The elective courses are available in one of two streams -

Health Promotion stream OR Health Information stream

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Year One of Program

Commencing students enrolling into their first year of study for 2017 should select classes with HSM7 section code. Section codes are located in brackets next to Semester 2 Class.

You will be notified when to enrol into 2018 classes (your second and third semester of study) towards the end of this year.

Semester One: Complete the following Four (4) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Human Biology 112BIOL2419City Campus3653 (HS17)3638 (HSM7)
Health: Meanings, Determinants and Actions12PUBH1398City Campus1820 (HS17)3635 (HSM7)
Multidisciplinary Health Care in Australia12PUBH1395City Campus1821 (HS17)3637 (HSM7)
New Directions in the Australian Health System12PUBH1396City Campus1822 (HS17)3636 (HSM7)
AND

Semester Two: Complete the following Four (4) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Law and Ethics in Health12OHTH2165City Campus1768 (HS17)
Health and Nutrition12OHTH2147City Campus1760 (AS17)
1769 (HS17)
Human Biology 212BIOL2418City Campus3529 (HS17)
Understanding the Psychology of Health12BESC1491City Campus1770 (HS17)
 
AND

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Year Two of Program

Students entering their second year / third semester of study should select:

  • PUBH1394 to complete the Health Promotion stream

                                         OR

  • ISYS3316 to complete the Health Information stream

 

Students entering their second year / fourth semester of study should select:

  • PUBH1392 AND PUBH1393 to complete the Health Promotion stream

                                             OR

  • BUSM4329 AND BUSM4327 to complete the Health Information stream

Semester One: Complete the following Three (3) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Evidence Based Health Practice12YesPUBH1391City Campus1823 (HS16)
Chronic Disease in Australia12YesPUBH1390City Campus3603 (HS16)
Understanding Disease Processes and Treatment12YesPUBH1397City Campus1825 (HS16)
AND
{

Health Promotion Stream: Complete the following One (1) Course:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Introduction to Public Health12YesPUBH1394City Campus1826 (HS16)
OR

Health Information Management Stream: Complete the following One (1) Course:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Health Classification and Clinical Coding - Introduction12YesISYS3316City Campus1827 (HS16)
}
AND
{

Semester Two: Health Promotion Stream : Complete the following Three (3) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Exercise in Health and Disease12YesPUBH1392City Campus1828 (HSM5)1771 (HS16)
Health Promotion Principles and Planning12PUBH1393City Campus1829 (HSM5)1772 (HS16)
Project Management in Health12BUSM4600City Campus3663 (HSM5)3537 (HS16)
OR

Health Information Management Stream: Complete the following Three (3) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Health Classification & Clinical Coding - General12YesBUSM4329City Campus1830 (HSM5)
3680 (HS16)
3615 (HSM6)
Health Classification and Clinical Coding - Advanced12YesBUSM4327City Campus1831 (HSM5)1774 (HS16)
Project Management in Health12BUSM4600City Campus3663 (HSM5)3537 (HS16)
}
AND

All Streams: Select and Complete One (1) Course from:

University Elective
 

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Contact details and related links

Program structure enquiries

Judith McCann

School of Vocational Engineering, Health and Sciences

Building 51, Level 7, Room 05

80-92 Victoria Street

Carlton South Victoria 3053

Tel: +61 3 9925 8366

Fax: +61 3 9925 4144

Email: judith.mccann@rmit.edu.au

Timetabling

The majority of Higher Education programs use the Student Timetabling System (STS). Go to the Student Timetabling System web page to access timetabling information.

If your program is taught by a Vocational Education (VE) school then please go to the Vocational Education timetabling website.

Material fees

Some courses and programs have material fees (fees for field trips, goods or services) associated with them. In most cases these charges are not compulsory, but are levied by the teaching school for materials they purchase on your behalf for use in your studies. Go to the Material Fees web page to check the material fees for your program and courses.

Enrolment

For more information about enrolment at RMIT University, please go to the Enrolment home page.

*Semester 1 classes generally commence in February and Semester 2 classes generally commence in July. Please contact your school for more information about specific class start days.

Policies

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Student Electives

University Electives are available to Undergraduate students, and in selected Postgraduate programs.

Information about University Elective courses at RMIT is available on the University Electives web site.

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