Health Science

Key Information

Start Dates





8-12 months



Assumed Knowledge


Campus Location



$28,520 ($3,565 per module) 




  • Introduces you to the fundamental knowledge required to successfully contribute to business activity. Covering the key range of disciplines to allow you to undertake a variety of business degrees offered at UniSA.
  •  tudy with confidence in small class sizes and personalised teaching methods
  •  Dedicated academic and personal support services to assist with your success
  •   Student leadership opportunities to grow your skills further 

Degree pathway options

SAIBT GPA requirement


Overall IELTS 6.0, with no band less than 5.5

Years at


Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours)

4.5Bachelor of Pharmaceutical Science003Feb
4.5Bachelor of Nutrition and Food Science003Feb
4.5Bachelor of Laboratory Medicine (Honours)004Feb
4.5Bachelor of Biomedical Science003Feb
5.0Bachelor of Human Movement, Bachelor of Nutrition and Food Sciences004Feb/Jul
5.0Bachelor of Human Movement, Bachelor of Business (Sport and Recreation Management)004Feb/Jul
5.0Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science, Bachelor of Psychology (Counselling and Interpersonal Skills)004Feb
5.0Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science003Feb/Jul
5.0Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science, Bachelor of Nutrition and Food Sciences 004Feb/Jul
4.5Bachelor of Human Movement 003Feb/Jul
4.0Bachelor of Health Science (Public Health)003Feb
4.0Bachelor of Outdoor and Educational Leadership003Feb/Jul

ETP structure

All students are required to complete the tertiary preparation modules Mathematics for Study (MMS001) in their first trimester and Language for Study (LGS001) in their second trimester. Although these modules do not count towards the study load or GPA, a non-graded pass is required for the program of study.

  •  This module develops language skills for you to communicate confidently, express ideas effectively and gain a sound understanding of the level of language proficiency required to attend an Australian university. 

This unit provides a foundation in mathematics to provide you with skills to support your future university studies. You are supported to develop core concepts and skills, and to apply these to solve problems.


 In this module you will be provided with an understanding and application of essential study skills, covering independent learning skills and styles, active listening, presentation, and group work skills. 

You will be introduced to the use of the Internet, social media and associated technologies in society and business. Through the module, you will utilise Microsoft Office along with online tools for effective communication and discuss the ethical and security issues related to the use of Information Communication Technologies. 

In this unit you are introduced to the basic principles of communication and its role in society and culture. You will investigate the effects of different forms of verbal and non-verbal communication and describe cultural influences on the communication process. 

This module will introduce you to the basic principles of critical thinking. It also assists you in developing skills needed for the tertiary study environment, including academic reading, listening, and notetaking, as well as written formats and referencing. 

 In this module you are introduced to the basic principles of Chemistry. You will discuss the impact of chemistry and chemical technology on society, develop analytical techniques to understand chemical properties and reactions, and learn to communicate these ideas clearly to your peers.

The aim of this module is to give you an introductory understanding of how human body systems work. We will be covering the function of 4 physiological systems; the Nervous, Muscle, Cardiovascular and Respiratory systems. In addition, we will focus throughout on the scientific terminology related to human physiology. This will enable you to understand and communicate the concepts you will be learning. You will then be well prepared to continue into Human Physiology 1 where you will build on this knowledge.

This module will introduce you to the basic concepts of human biology as a foundation for further study in this area. You will develop an understanding of the main body systems and the associated biology, and an awareness and appreciation of the human body in a personal, social and medical context.

This module introduces you to the mathematical concepts required for further studies, particularly in statistics. You will learn to use fundamental arithmetic and algebra to solve problems and apply statistical processes and concepts including sampling techniques and different forms of presentation.

Study Experience

“SAIBT has allowed me to be able to learn in a supportive and engaging environment. I have built many unforgettable memories as well as friendships. The staff supports your dreams and skills to help you better yourself and achieve your goals.”

Rose Fatemeh

Career Outcomes

Depending on your chosen UniSA specialisation, your career options can include:

·        Aged and rehabilitative care

·        Primary health and community support services

·        Mental health services

·        International aid agencies

·        Home care

·        Rural and remote health care

·        Infectious disease services

·        Academia and research 

How to apply

Applying to study at SAIBT is easy. With applications open all year round, you can complete your applications in 3 simple steps.

Apply easily online or seek assistance through an Education Agent. 

To avoid delays with your application, be sure you collate and submit all the required documents:

• Certified* copies of academic transcripts and graduation certificates

• English language test results (e.g. IELTS or PTE)

• A certified* copy of the personal details page and signature page of your passport.

*A certified copy is a copy of the original document that has been certified by an official such as a SAIBT Education Agent or staff member, justice of the peace, notary public, police officer or examining authority)

You may want or need an Education Agent to assist with your application. To find a SAIBT representative:

You will receive your Letter of Offer within a few days of applying. Read it thoroughly and provide all requested documents outlined in page 2. If your offer is ‘conditional’ it means that you need to submit further documents. Conditions and details of what you need to provide will be articulated on your Letter of Offer.

If your offer is ‘unconditional’ this means that you have provided all the information required to meet each of your conditions of enrolment. Complete and submit Section 2 and Section 4 of your Letter of Offer and include proof of payment via email to, or upload via Studylink.