Diploma of Science (Health Studies)

The program introduces students to the biological, social and cultural elements involved in health care. It is specially designed for students who wish to major in Biomedical Science or Psychology.


Core Units

  • PAC 1100H : Professional and Academic Communication ( Health )
  • SCH 1101D : Cultural Studies
  • MAT 1114D : Introductory Statistics
  • SCH 1134D : Human Structure and Function
  • HST 2122D : Health Research Methodology
  • SCH 1143 : Systems Physiology
  • PSY 1101D : Introduction to Psychology *
  • SCC 1123D : Chemistry for the Life Sciences*
  • SCC 1226D : Introduction to Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry*

* Select 02 out of the 03 units (PSY 1101D is a Core unit for students pursuing Psychology)

Students who have a pass in Chemistry at GEC A/L, can enroll for PSY 1101D instead of SSC 1123D to complete the 08 units.

Pre Requisites:

  • SCC 1123D : Chemistry for Life Sciences for SCC1226D

  • SCH 1134D : Human Structure and Function for SCH1143D

  • MAT 1114D: Introductory Statistics for HTS2122D

Entry into 2nd Year

Can enter into the second year of Edith Cowan University to study the following courses:

  • Bachelor of Science (Biomedical Science)

  • Bachelor of Science (Psychology)

  • Bachelor of Arts (Psychology)

  • Bachelor of Health Science


Year Sri Lankan Students
2019 LKR 72,000/- per unit