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Indigenous Pre-Medicine and Health Sciences Enabling Course

  • Non-Award

Are you interested in pursuing a career in medicine or health sciences? The Indigenous Pre-Medicine and Health Sciences Enabling course will prepare you for entry into most health sciences courses.

Key details

Degree Type
Non-Award
Duration
1 year full-time
Study Mode
Online, In person

About this course

Outline Outline

Are you interested in pursuing a career in medicine or health sciences? The Indigenous Pre-Medicine and Health Sciences Enabling course will prepare you for entry into most health sciences courses.

This course is designed to provide a pre-entry pathway for Indigenous students into undergraduate courses within the Faculty of Health Sciences including medicine, and aims to give you the skills and confidence to pursue higher education in the fields of medicine and health sciences in a culturally appropriate environment.

The course will include foundation or introduction units of learning such as mathematics, academic literacy and study skills, chemistry and health sciences.

Two units, Indigenous Cultures and Health Behaviour and Foundation of Professional Health Practices, will contribute to a credit in the undergraduate course upon your successful completion.

Please refer to the handbook for additional course overview information.

What you'll learn
  • develop and demonstrate medical and scientific knowledge in an academic environment to promote self-directed and independent learning
  • critically reflect upon health issues utilizing rational and logical processes to develop innovative solutions
  • utilize technologies to locate and identify relevant information to a specific given context and make an informed judgement
  • demonstrate effective and collaboratively appropriate communication skills in a range of environments by responding clearly, sensitively, and effectively to people

Study locations

Perth

Online

What you will learn

  • develop and demonstrate medical and scientific knowledge in an academic environment to promote self-directed and independent learning
  • critically reflect upon health issues utilizing rational and logical processes to develop innovative solutions
  • utilize technologies to locate and identify relevant information to a specific given context and make an informed judgement
  • demonstrate effective and collaboratively appropriate communication skills in a range of environments by responding clearly, sensitively, and effectively to people

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Medicine courses at Curtin University.
82.4%
Overall satisfaction
83.8%
Skill scale
61.8%
Teaching scale
64.9%
Employed full-time
$76.2k
Average salary