Charles Sturt University
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3 years full-time, 6 years part-time
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The Bachelor of Health and Rehabilitation Science course offered by Charles Sturt University will give you the professional skills and training to excel in the health and rehabilitation industry.
Covering a wide range of subject areas including biomedical sciences, health practice research, case management, lifespan rehabilitation and health promotions, this comprehensive online course provides students with an understanding of the psychological, sociological and anatomical bases of health rehabilitation, and its various treatment pathways. Students also develop skills in how to run a health education program.
To be eligible to enter this program, applicants must:
Students will undertake an intensive workplace learning experience in the final year of study, and will require a criminal record clearance, a senior first aid certificate and appropriate immunisations to enrol in this course.
Residential school component
Students will be required to attend residential schools to develop the appropriate clinical skills.
In this health and rehabilitation science course, the subjects you will study include:
CSU offers a range of student support services, academic learning support and skills development for all its distance education students. Studying with CSU, you will have access to your online subjects, Student Services, the CSU Library, forums and your exam results through student.csu, a personalised online portal.
You will also have entry into CSU Interact, a scholarly environment that connects students and staff online. Each subject you’re enrolled in will have its own subject site housed within CSU Interact, giving you access to learning content, tools and subject forums.
This course can be delivered on campus to provide you with practical training in a face-to-face learning environment. It is available to study at the following locations:
You can also choose to study this course entirely online.
This online health and rehabilitation course will help you become a skilled and flexible healthcare worker capable of developing targeted, effective rehabilitation treatment programs for a wide range of conditions. It also provides a solid basis for further professional health development.
Upon graduation, students are eligible for roles such as community development officer, health coordinator, health project officer, care services manager, client liaison officer or rural outreach worker.
Wondering where a career in allied health could take you? Potential job outcomes may include; Allied Health Assistant, Physiotherapy Assistant, Occupational Therapy Assistant, Medical Imaging Assistant, Nutrition Assistant, Therapy Assistant, Rehabilitation Assistant, Speech Pathology Assistant, Occupational Therapy Assistant, Nursing Support Worker, Ward Assistant, Patient Care Assistant, Nursing Assistant, Wardsperson, Patient Services Assistant, Operating Theatre Technician, Orderly.
If you are an Australian citizen you may be eligible to receive HECS-HELP, meaning you can defer payment of your course fees. Additionally, if you are an Australian resident you may also be eligible to receive Austudy/Abstudy or Youth Allowance.
CSU provides access to a range of scholarships and loans to help its students with the costs associated with university study.
This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, you may not need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider on your behalf. You'll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $55,874 (2017-18 income year).
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