In a nutshell
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.
What you’ll need
To be eligible to enter this program, applicants must:
- Have completed previous studies such as the Higher School Certificate or equivalent with ATAR of 70, OR
- Have completed or part-completed a course from a university, college of advanced education, TAFE college or other accredited tertiary or post-secondary institution, OR
- Have sufficient and relevant work experience
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:
- Health and the human body – cells, immunity & musculoskeletal
- Introduction to health & rehabilitation
- Health and the human body – cardiovascular, renal & respiratory
- Communication for health practice
- Introduction to functional human anatomy
- Sociology of health and health care
- Functional anatomy of the vertebral column, pelvic girdle & lower limb
- Foundations of psychology for health and human services
- Pharmacology for allied health professionals
- Functional anatomy of the head, neck, pectoral girdle & upper limb
- Neuroscience for health practice
- Exercise science for health practice
- Research for health practice
- Health & rehabilitation through the lifespan
- Indigenous health
- Rehabilitation science
- Health and chronic disease
- Complex cases in rehabilitation
- Understanding healthy communities
- Promoting healthy communities
Why Charles Sturt University?
One of the first universities to adopt distance education study, Charles Sturt University (CSU) is Australia's leading university in online education and continues to strive for innovation and excellence in higher learning. With a track record in graduate employment and strong industry contacts, CSU offers relevant training and workplace skills at both an undergraduate and postgraduate level. CSU specialises in a range of industries such as agriculture, viticulture, education, librarianship, allied health and criminology.
Charles Sturt has 16 campuses in the eastern states of Australia. All CSU students can attend any campus for support and to use available facilities. Campus locations include: Albury-Wodonga, Bathurst, Dubbo, Orange, Port Macquarie, Wagga Wagga.
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: