University of Southern Queensland (UniSQ)

Associate Degree of Allied Health

University of Southern Queensland (UniSQ)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00244B

Have a healthy interest in helping people? With a bigger world-focus on health than ever, start a career in allied health with UniSQs Associate Degree of Allied Health. An associate degree is a great way to start your first degree at university or if you want a career change. It is a qualification in its own right, but it is also a pathway to a bachelor degree. This means that up to 12 courses that you study can count towards a bachelor degree. This degree prepares you for a career as an allied health assistant or for further study in occupational therapy, physiotherapy, social work or speech pathology. With a strong focus on rural and regional health, youll gain foundational knowledge in evidence-based practice, human communication, anatomy, physiology, culture, health, illness, and working with diverse populations. Study core allied health courses and have the opportunity to choose a study stream in Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Social Work, or Speech Pathology. Youll graduate with a uni qualification as well as a Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (assessed and awarded externally by Rural Medical Health Australia). Benefit from UniSQs flexible delivery and have the option to study full-time or part-time to suit your career goals and life commitments.

Standard entry requirements

  • Subject pre-requisite: English (Units 3 & 4, C)or equivalent.
  • One of Biology, Chemistry, Physicsor Psychology (Units 3 & 4, C) or equivalent.
  • Please note: Meeting entry requirements does not guarantee admission. Places within the Associate Degree of Allied Health are limited by quota.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Ipswich International: $65,280 No
  • Full-time : 2 years

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