Graduate Certificate of Health (Rural and Remote Health)
- Semester 1 (February)
- Semester 2 (July)
- 4 units
- 1 year part-time
Become a rural and remote specialist
Are you a registered nurse who wants to expand your expertise in rural and isolated practice? USQ’s Graduate Certificate of Health (Rural and Remote Health) is designed to enable registered nurses to further develop skills and industry knowledge around their chosen speciality. We understand that your skills and experiences are not the same as working in a city environment, so this degree will enable you to practice nursing in rural and isolated areas.
Strengthening the professional development of health professionals working in related areas of their chosen specialisation, the Graduate Certificate of Health enables graduates to become experts in their field.
How much will it cost?
Approximate annual costs1 for international students' first year of study (4 units) in this program:
Scholarships and financial assistance
You may be able to apply for scholarships to help with your study costs.
- Completion of an Australian university three-year bachelor degree in a health-related field, or equivalent.
- Hold a current Division 1 nursing registration with the Australian Health Professional Registration Authority (AHPRA).
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
As this degree is only offered in part-time study, international students wishing to come to Australia will be unable to study on-campus.
USQ accepts applications all year. Semester start dates are:
- Semester 1, 2020 - Monday 24 February 2020.
- Semester 2, 2020 - Monday 13 July 2020.