DipHigherEd – General Studies Major

DipHigherEd – General Studies Major

DipHigherEd – General Studies Major

Major code


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Diploma of Higher Education

Credit points required

18 credit points for single major

Major Structure

Students will be enrolled in set study plans which will allow them to articulate into their target degree. The study plans will allow for flexible enrolment options, involving a mix of core, selected major and elective subjects. Study Plans can be discussed with the Pathways Programs Manager.


Select 18 credit points of elective subjects from List 1 or General Studies subjects from List 2

List 1 (Elective subjects)

MA1022:03 Essential Maths

SC1022:03 Essential Science

CU1010:03 Effective Writing

List 2 (General Studies subjects)

BA1001:03 Time, Truth, and the Human Condition

BA1002:03 Our Space: Networks, Narrative and the Making of Place

BM1011:03 Physiological Systems and Processes 1

BM1022:03 Physiological Systems and Processes 2

BU1804:03 Business, Environment and Society in the Tropics

BU1805:03 Contemporary Business Communications

BU1808:03 Managing Consumer Markets

BU1902:03 Accounting for Decision Making

BU1903:03 Economics for Sustainable Business

BZ1001:03 Introduction to Biological Processes

BZ1007:03 Introduction to Biodiversity

BZ1008:03 Functional Biology

CH1020:03 Preparatory Chemistry or CH1001:03 Chemistry: A Central Science

CP1801:03 Fundamentals of Problem Solving and Programming

CP1802:03 Internet Fundamentals

CP1803:03 Design Thinking

CP1806:03 Interactive Media and Web Technologies

CU1010:03 Effective Writing

EA1110:03 Evolution of the Earth

EG1000:03 Engineering 1

EG1002:03 Computing for Engineers

EG1010:03 Process Engineering

EG1012:03 Electric Circuits

EL1100:03 Critical Reading

EV1005:03 Environmental Processes and Global Change

HS1003:03 Lifespan Development for Health A or HS1005:03 Lifespan Development for Health

HS1111:03 Communication for Nursing and Midwifery or RH1002:03 Communication Skills for Health Professionals

HS1401:03 Health and Health Care in Australia

IA1007:03 Linking Indigenousness 1

MA1020:03 Preparatory Maths or MA1008:03 Algebra and Calculus 1

MA1401:03 Statistics and Data Analysis 1

NS1012:03 Introduction to Evidence-Based Practice

NS1220:03 Primary Health Care

PH1001:03 Preparatory Physics or PH1005:03 Advanced Stream Physics 1

PL1001:03 The Political World: An Introduction to Political Science

PY1102:03 Exploring Psychology 2

SC1101:03 Science: Nature, Knowledge and Understanding

SC1102:03 Modelling Natural Systems

SS1010:03 Australian People: An Introduction to the Social Sciences

WS1005:03 Human Rights and Social Issues

WS1006:03 Self in Professional Helping