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Graduate Certificate in Health Science

Australia and New Zealand
This course is only available for Australian and New Zealand students.
This course is only available for Australian and New Zealand students.
Campus
Kelvin Grove
Campus
Kelvin Grove
Duration
1 year part-time
6 months full-time
Delivery
On-campus and external
Entry
February and July
CRICOS
027285D

Highlights

  • Ideal for professionals looking to specialise in an area of health.
  • Complete in 2 semesters part-time.
  • Flexible study options -  on campus or externally, online learning, or block attendance.
  • Students may specialise in: emergency and disaster management, environmental health, health policy and planning, health promotion, health services management, occupational health and safety, or quality and patient safety.

Highlights

  • Ideal for professionals looking to specialise in an area of health.
  • Complete in 2 semesters part-time.
  • Flexible study options -  on campus or externally, online learning, or block attendance.
  • Students may specialise in: emergency and disaster management, environmental health, health policy and planning, health promotion, health services management, occupational health and safety, or quality and patient safety.

What to expect

This program is ideal for clinicians who seek to undertake a specialisation that will meet their professional development needs. It offers flexibility with distance delivery, block attendance, external study and online learning for selected units.

Career outcomes

Possible careers

  • Community Health Officer
  • Health Services Manager
  • Policy Officer
  • Public Health Officer

Requirements

Course code
HL38
CRICOS code
027285D
Campus
  • Kelvin Grove
Delivery
  • On-campus or external
Campus
  • Kelvin Grove
Duration
  • 1 years part-time
  • 6 months full-time
Entry
  • February and July

Academic entry requirement

A completed recognised bachelor degree in any discipline; or

A completed recognised diploma qualification (or higher award) with at least three years full-time equivalent (FTE) professional work experience which includes at least one year in a supervisory or leadership role (e.g. with responsibility for decision making, team work, quality assurance, and/or policy development); or

Current registration within the applicant’s field of practice with a nationally recognised professional body with at least three years full-time equivalent (FTE) professional work experience

Minimum academic requirements

Academic entry requirement

A completed recognised bachelor degree in any discipline; or

A completed recognised diploma qualification (or higher award) with at least three years full-time equivalent (FTE) professional work experience which includes at least one year in a supervisory or leadership role (e.g. with responsibility for decision making, team work, quality assurance, and/or policy development); or

Current registration within the applicant’s field of practice with a nationally recognised professional body with at least three years full-time equivalent (FTE) professional work experience

Minimum English language requirements

Select the country where you completed your studies to see a guide on meeting QUT’s English language requirements.

Your scores and prior qualifications in English-speaking countries are considered. Approved English-speaking countries are Australia, Canada, England, Ireland, New Zealand, Scotland, Singapore, South Africa, United States of America and Wales.

If your country or qualification is not listed, you can still apply for this course and we will assess your eligibility.

We accept English language proficiency scores from the following tests.

English Test Overall Listening Reading Writing Speaking
Cambridge Advanced English Score
Test must be taken within 2 years of commencement at QUT. You must provide your Cambridge English Candidate ID and Candidate Secret Number, these are printed on your Cambridge English Confirmation of Entry.
176 169 169 169 169
IELTS Academic
Test must be taken within 2 years of commencement at QUT.
6.5 6 6 6 6
Pearson PTE (Academic)
Test must be taken within 2 years of commencement at QUT. Please assign your test to QUT in your Pearson profile.
58 50 50 50 50
TOEFL iBT
Test must be taken within 2 years of commencement at QUT.
79 16 16 21 18

Don't have the English language score you need? We can help!

We offer English language programs to improve your English and help you gain entry to this course.

When you apply for this course, we will recommend which English course you should enrol in.

Haven't completed an English language test? We can help!

If you have not completed an English language test, you can sit the IELTS test at our IELTS test centre

Fees

Your actual fees may vary depending on which units you choose. We review fees annually, and they may be subject to increases.

2019

2019: $10,000 per course (48 credit points)

2019

Student services and amenities fees

You may need to pay student services and amenities (SA) fees as part of your course costs.

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Equity scholarships scheme

A scholarship for low-income students studying in any faculty.

Scholarship eligibility
Struggling financially

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