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Graduate Certificate of Health (Clinical Education)

Summary
Graduate Certificate of Health Specialisation Clinical Education (GCHH)

Study Mode
  • External

Start
  • Semester 1 (February)
  • Semester 2 (July)

Number of Units
  • 4 units

Duration
  • 1 year part-time

Campus
  • -

View USQ Handbook
Program Information Set

Develop specialised skills in clinical education

Confident educators are crucial to ensure the necessary training to develop capable health practitioners within clinical practices.

The Graduate Certificate of Health (Clinical Education) enables you, as a health professional, to develop your expertise to work effectively as a clinical mentor or facilitator to support the clinical education of students, peers and other health professionals, with a focus on rural and non-urban settings.

Gain experience in how learner-centred education occurs in a clinical setting and extend your knowledge of the communication required to deliver effective learning, including areas such as peer support principles, creating positive environments and networking remotely.

Further study

After completing the Graduate Certificate of Health, you have the option to take the credit from your studies and go on to complete the Graduate Diploma of Health or the Master of Health.

This degree will enhance your career opportunities as a specialist in the clinical practice field.

Other specialisations in the Graduate Certificate of Health include: Community HealthGeneral and Rural and Remote Health and Scheduled Medicines.

Courses to be studied Units
1 x core course 1
3 x specialisation courses 3
Total 4
Refer to the USQ Handbook for courses to be studied and recommended enrolment patterns.

How much will it cost?

Approximate annual costs1 for your first year of study (4 units) in this program are:

Study Mode Cost
Domestic full fee paying AUD 10760

Loan to help you pay your fees

You may not have to pay your course (subject) fees upfront. FEE-HELP allows you to defer your fees until your income reaches a certain level.

You may also be eligible to receive financial support from Centrelink.

Scholarships and financial assistance

You may be able to apply for scholarships to help with your study costs.

1 These are indicative annual fees for 2020 and costs will vary depending on the actual courses selected during your study. Fees may also vary from year to year as they are reviewed annually.

Entry Requirements

  • Completed a 3-year bachelor degree in a health-related field from an Australian or internationally recognised university, or equivalent.

English Language Requirements

You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements. This program requires a minimum of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.


How to apply

Closing dates

Applying directly to USQ:

  • Semester 1, 2020 - applications close Friday 6 March, with semester 1 commencing on Monday 24 February 2020.
  • Semester 2, 2020 - applications close Friday 24 July, with semester 2 commencing on Monday 13 July 2020.

Recognition of prior learning or work experience

You may be eligible for recognition of prior learning if you have previously studied or have relevant work experience. This will help to reduce the number of courses that you need to study to finish your program.