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    Application Deadline
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The postgraduate program in Chronic Condition Management from Flinders University aim to meet the extended professional development needs of graduates involved in policy, planning and/or delivery of services to people with or at risk of chronic physical and/or mental health conditions.


Core principles and skills involved in developing and implementing self-management enhancing programs in diverse settings for health professionals and service users are central to the programs. They address the broader issues around chronic condition management and self-management implementation intowithin services and individual practice.

Previous participants include health professionals from diverse disciplines located in primary, secondary and tertiary healthcare settings and related community organisations across Australia and internationally.

The topics accommodate participants’ individual areas of interest and varied roles, and provide for learning across management of a diverse range of chronic conditions.


Graduates of this Chronic Condition Management from Flinders University are highly valued by employers for their specialised knowledge in chronic condition management. There are increasing opportunities for graduates in a wide range of health and policy related areas. Many become dedicated chronic disease coordinators or move into more focussed project and service roles. For students with existing health professional roles, this program offers greater opportunity for promotion and the knowledge to lead system change initiatives in the implementation of self-management enhancing programs.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Managing Chronic Conditions - Self-Management Support Approaches
  • Implementing Change in Healthcare Systems Supporting Chronic Condition Management  
  • The Persons Experiences of Self-Management
  • ducation and Training for Chronic Conditions Self-Management
  • Chronic Condition Management for Specific Conditions, Contexts or Populations
  • Client-Centred Health Behaviour Change

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 6 months
    • Duration description
      Part-time option just for domestic students.
  • Credits
    18 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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General Requirements

Applicants for the Graduate Certificate in Chronic Condition Management must normally hold an approved degree from an approved tertiary institution or equivalent qualification in a health-related field such as allied health, medicine or nursing.  The Dean (Education) may, under certain circumstances and subject to specific conditions, admit others who can show evidence of fitness for candidature.

CRICOS: External - available to international offshore students only

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15700 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15700 AUD per year and a duration of 6 months.
  • National

    11105 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11105 AUD per year and a duration of 6 months.
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National: AUD 3,362/year (Commonwealth supported)


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