Credit transfers and advanced standing
Pathways for Higher Education to Higher Education
For information about credit transfer available to students with complete or incomplete study at this or other Institutions refer to Pathways for Higher Education to Higher Education
For further information on credit transfer and how to apply visit ASK CDU
Non-Commonwealth supported places
Full fee paying places are available in this course.
2022: Information about fees and charges can be found at Fees and Payments.
Why study health at CDU?
As an increasingly in-demand industry, there's never been a better time to find a career in healthcare. Become a qualified health professional with CDU's wide range of courses and gain the skills and knowledge to make an impact on the wellbeing of your community.
- #2 Australian uni for graduate employment outcomes (GUG 2022)
- Study online, on campus, full-time or part-time as it suits you
- Placements and research opportunities in the NT, across Australia, and around the world
- Uniquely positioned to explore Indigenous health, tropical medicine and other issues of regional and national importance
What will I study?
This program contains core studies in Interprofessional Practice, Applied Allied Health Professional Practice, Health communication and advocacy, Research Methodology and students conduct a major research project based on your area of interest and expertise with guidance of an experienced Supervisor.
A candidate must successfully complete units totalling 80 credit points (cp) as detailed below. All units are valued at 10 credit points unless indicated.
|Unit type||Credit Points||Specific requirements|
Compulsory Core units totalling 40 credit points as detailed below.
HSC501 Interprofessional Practice (available from 2023)
Research units totalling 40 credit points as detailed below.
HSC810 Research Project 1 (20cp) (available from 2023)
|80||Total Credit Points|
Students who commenced in or after 2013
The grade of "PC" cannot be counted towards a Masters Degree by Coursework AQF Level 9 course award.
Students should refer to the current Grading Policy and Common Course Rules for further information.
Students commencing in Semester 2
The Recommended Study Plan provided below is suitable for a student commencing in semester 2 and enrolling in a standard full time load. Students entering this course with advanced standing, or wishing to vary their study plan due to work, personal, financial or other reasons should use the table as a guide to create an individual study plan.
|Legend:||CO = Core Unit||R = Research Unit|
|Semester 1||Semester 2|
|HSC505 Leadership, Change and Reflective Practice||CO|
|HSC527 Applied Allied Health Professional Practice||CO|
|HSC820 Research Project 2 (20cp)||R|
|HSC501 Interprofessional Practice||CO|
|HSC578 Research Methodology||CO|
|HSC810 Research Project 1 (20cp)||R|
Successful completion of a recognised bachelor degree, graduate certificate, graduate diploma, master's degree or equivalent international qualification.
English language requirements
To gain entry into Charles Darwin University, all Higher Education applicants must satisfy the University's English Language Proficiency Requirements for their chosen course of study. International applicants will be required to supply evidence of this at the time of application.
The minimum English language requirement for this course is met by either undertaking previous education in an English-speaking country or undertaking one of the following English language tests and obtaining the minimum requirements listed below.
|IELTS Academic Module||A minimum overall score of 6.5 with no band less than 6.0.|
|Cambridge Advanced English (CAE)||A minimum overall score of 176, with no skill below 169.|
|Common European Framework Certificate of English Proficiency||A minimum overall grade of C1, valid for three years from the date of the test to the date of commencement at CDU.|
|Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic module||A minimum overall score of 58 with no score lower than 50.|
|TOEFL Internet-based Test (iBT)||A minimum overall score of 79 with a minimum writing score of 21.|
* All tests are valid for two years from the date of the test to the date of commencement at CDU, unless otherwise specified.
* Where applicable, international applicants must also satisfy the Department of Home Affairs (DHA) English language requirements for student visa applications.
Do you have a question regarding English requirements at CDU? Please email: email@example.com.
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This course is accredited by the University in accordance with the Higher Education Standards.
Australian qualification framework
This course is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework at Level 9.
For further information about the course, enrolment procedures, closing dates and other administrative issues please contact Student Central on:
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