12 months
34000 AUD/year
21888 AUD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Graduate Diploma in Global Health Care (International Health Care) from Flinders University is a 36-unit course offered by the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences.

Visit the official programme website for more information


Please note effective 20 March 9pm AEDT, the Australian Government implemented new travel bans and restrictions whereby only Australian citizens, Permanent Residents, their spouses and dependants could enter the country. For students who would like to study a course that’s offered on campus, we will work with you to enrol you online first and transition you to campus once the travel restrictions change.

The Graduate Diploma in Global Health Care (International Health Care) from Flinders University aims to:

  • facilitate development of specialised knowledge, skills and attributes for application in a range of global nursing environments
  • extend student knowledge in research for practice development


Graduates are suitable for careers in a wide range of international health care settings including developing policy for practice, the teaching and learning environment, hospital administration and quality process in Australia and overseas, and international strategies and programs in health care.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Global Perspectives on Policy and Political Contexts of Health Care
  • Quality and Safety: A Global Health Approach
  • Measuring Health Service Outcomes
  • Epidemiology and Population Studies for Health Care Practice
  • Advanced Thinking, Communicating and Problem Solving for Health Professionals
  • Leadership in Health Studies 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




36 alternative credits


On Campus, Blended, Online

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must normally hold an approved degree or equivalent qualification in a health profession from an approved tertiary institution.
  • However, the Dean (Education) may, under certain circumstances and subject to specific conditions, admit others who can show evidence of fitness for candidature.
  • CRICOS: 088950D

Tuition Fee

  • International

    34000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 34000 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    21888 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21888 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.

National: AUD 6,560 (Commonwealth supported)


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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