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Advanced Diploma in Medical and Aboriginal Health Sciences



Target audience: mature-aged Indigenous students interested in preparing for entry to postgraduate professional health sciences courses

Course summary: This course provides a dedicated pathway for entry to the postgraduate professional health sciences offered at The University of Western Australia (UWA). Students engage with fundamental principals drawn from:

This is a full-time, 12 month integrated course providing units that develop skills and knowledge in:

Students will progressively be introduced over two semesters to increasingly complex ideas of human biology that form a basis for deeper understanding and future study in the area of human health and wellbeing. Students will be introduced to an analysis of the current status of Aboriginal health in Australia and investigate its origins and social determinants and be given a solid grounding in the learning and presentation skills expected at a tertiary level.

The intake periods are at the beginning of the year and mid-year.

Fee payable: Yes

Delivery mode: On site

Financial support for Indigenous students: Yes


The University of Western Australia
Centre for Aboriginal Medical and Dental Health and
School of Indigenous Studies
M303, 35 Stirling Highway
Crawley WA 6009
Ph: 6488 1917
Fax: 6488 1100



Last updated: 20 March 2014
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