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Postgraduate Certificate On Campus Online

Palliative Care

Flinders University

6 months
18750 AUD/year
13176 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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The Palliative Care program at Flinders University provides distance courses that give professionals from any health discipline the opportunity to deepen the knowledge base on which their practice is grounded. 

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The Palliative Care program at Flinders University provide:

  • leading edge content for students across the world
  • an interdisciplinary team approach, appreciating diverse professional perspectives
  • relevance to your immediate and potential future professional needs
  • enjoyable, successful learning through well structured topics
  • a flexible delivery mode to match your hectic work and life schedules.

Your career 

Palliative and end-of-life care are developing at local and national levels within multiple health care settings. Organisations require practitioners with the specialist skills and attitudes provided by this course, whether experienced practitioners or graduates with basic palliative care skills. Graduates can find careers in areas ranging from rural and remote, acute, community, acute hospitals and aged care settings, to palliative care units and hospice care.

Potential employers include:

  • hospitals
  • hospices
  • nursing homes
  • community care.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Communication at the End of Life 
  • Understanding Literature for Evidence-Based Practice  
  • Paediatric Palliative Care  
  • Oncology for Palliative Care  
  • Issues in Care of the Spirit in Palliative Care
  • Palliative Care in Aged Care Settings  
  • Palliative Clinical Management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 6 months

Start dates & application deadlines


18 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 072249A 

  • Applicants must normally hold an approved health-related bachelor degree or equivalent qualification from an approved tertiary institution, and at least one years' full-time equivalent work experience in palliative care or a related field.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    18750 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18750 AUD per year during 6 months.
  • National

    13176 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13176 AUD per year during 6 months.
  • $8,212 (Commonwealth supported)

Living costs for Adelaide

1328 - 2474 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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