Diploma in Health Science (PDHPE)


The UWSCollege Diploma in Health Science (Personal Development, Health and Physical Education (PDHPE)) is ideal for students who have not gained direct entry to the University of Western Sydney (UWS) Bachelor of Health Science (PDHPE) and want the opportunity to improve their qualifications and become fully prepared for university study.

The Diploma in Health Science (PDHPE) provides you with a broad range of business knowledge and skills that prepare you for the second year of your degree at UWS.

Available Diplomas


Available to: Domestic and international          Domestic
Course Code: 7017
CRICOS Code: 072428J To come
UAC Code: Kingswood — 729544
Lithgow* — 729542
Nirimba — 729540
Kingswood - 729658
Lithgow - 729656
Nirimba - 729657
Duration: 3 terms — 12 months full-time 4 terms — 16 months full-time
Intake: Kingswood — Feb
Lithgow* —  Oct
Nirimba — Feb
Kingswood — Feb, Oct
Lithgow — Feb, Oct
Nirimba — Feb, Oct
ATAR#: 50 Open Access (non-credential/no ATAR)
English entry requirements: IELTS 6.0 (min 5.5 in each band)/EAP 4 IELTS 6.0 (min 5.5 in each band)/EAP 4
Fees: Domestic and international Domestic
Study mode: Full-time or part-time Full-time or part-time

* The Diploma in Health Science (PDHPE) at UWSCollege Lithgow is not available to international students.

# Entry scores are indicative only. Other factors may be taken into consideration.


Successful completion** of this Diploma grants you entry into the second year of study in the following bachelor's degree at UWS:

  • Bachelor of Health Science (Personal Development, Health and Physical Education (PDHPE)).

** For successful completion of your Diploma at UWSCollege, you will need a 50% pass rate in all required units. This enables you to proceed to UWS with advanced standing equivalent to one year of the corresponding UWS bachelor's degree.

For more information regarding unit and course descriptions, refer to the UWS Handbook.