GD169 - Graduate Diploma in Wellness

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RMIT program code: GD169
Plan name: Graduate Diploma in Wellness
Plan code: GD169DE
Campus: Bundoora Campus
Credit points per semester:
Full time: 48
Part time: 24

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2017 Enrolment Program Structure

To graduate you must complete the following

  Year One of Program
 

The Graduate Diploma in Wellness is a two semester full-time program offered fully online with the possibility of some on-campus attendance depending on your choice of electives.

Total Credit Points for the Graduate Diploma in Wellness program = 96

The Graduate Certificate in Wellness is nested within the Graduate Diploma in Wellness and students who successfully complete the required courses and an approved elective may exit with the Graduate Certificate.

Full-time option
In the full-time option you will be required to complete three prescribed courses and one elective in your first semester, and two prescribed courses and two electives (one being a research elective) in your second semester.

Part-time Option
You may choose to undertake the program on a part-time basis, but will be required to undertake a standard enrolment of two courses per semester. 

The Graduate Certificate component must be completed before you can progress to the Graduate Diploma component.

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Year One of Program

Notes on Electives

1.  Selection
Electives are to be selected from the approved list for each component of the program (i.e. the Graduate Certificate list and the Graduate Diploma list - see below).

2.  Prerequisites
Prerequisites may apply to some electives, check the Part A Course Guide for details.

3.  Semester availability
Some electives offered are only available in one semester. You can check the availability and other information for any course by clicking on the live course name which will take you to the Part A Course Guide.

4.  Campus
The reference to 'Bundoora Campus' (or any other campus) in the following tables means that the course is offered from that campus. The program is available fully online. Some electives offered by other schools at RMIT have an on campus requirement (e.g. a four day intensive), but you can complete the whole program online by choosing only electives offered fully online.

5.  Master of Business (MBA) electives
Five MBA electives are available from the RMIT School of Business as listed below.  All RMIT business and marketing courses are online except for Business in a Global Context which requires attendance at one on-campus intensive. All five business and marketing courses are also available online from Open Universities Australia (OUA) - https://www.open.edu.au/wps/portal

*  Accounting for Business Decisions (OMBA610)
*  Marketing (OMBA620)
*  Leading People and Organisations (OMBA630)
*  Business Strategy (OMBA660)
*  Business in a Global Context (OMBA600)

Notes re MBA Electives

(i)   The business and marketing courses can be credited towards an RMIT MBA if you apply to the Graduate School of Business & Law within five years of successfully completing the course(s).

(ii)   Fees for OUA courses may be higher than their RMIT equivalents. For further information about OUA online courses, fees and enrolment go to: https://www.open.edu.au/wps/portal/oua/home

6.    Spa management elective - reciprocal arrangement with UCAL Irvine

The Wellness Group has negotiated with University of California at Irvine for recognition of their Spa and Hospitality Management Certificate as an elective in the Wellness program. Completion of the Certificate (all modules) is equivalent to one 12 credit point elective.
 
Further information
You can contact Program or Course Coordinators regarding your choice of electives before enrolling online. Check Part A Course Guides for contact details.

 

Semester One Complete the following Three (3) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Wellness and Lifestyle12OHTH2142Bundoora Campus1888
Wellness Practices and Perspectives12YesCOTH2153Bundoora Campus1844
Happiness and Positive Psychology12YesBESC1479Bundoora Campus1889
AND

Select and Complete One (1) of the following Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Food as Medicine12YesOHTH2138Bundoora Campus1912
Mindbody Wellness12YesBESC1483Bundoora Campus1891
Yoga Fundamentals12YesCOTH2163Bundoora Campus1826
Corporate and Workplace Wellness12YesPUBH1381Bundoora Campus1825
OR Approved OUA Courses
AND

Semester Two Complete the following Two (2) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Wellness Assessment and Health Analysis12YesOHTH2140Bundoora Campus1823
Wellness Coaching12YesPUBH1376Bundoora Campus1845
AND

Select and Complete One (1) of the following Course:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Research Methods12YesBIOL1070Bundoora Campus15601530
AND

Select and Complete One (1) of the following Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Food as Medicine12YesOHTH2138Bundoora Campus1912
Mindbody Wellness12YesBESC1483Bundoora Campus1891
Yoga Fundamentals12YesCOTH2163Bundoora Campus1826
Corporate and Workplace Wellness12YesPUBH1381Bundoora Campus1825
OR Approved OUA Courses
 

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