Study cover for Global Health Care (International Health Care)
Postgraduate Diploma On Campus Online

Global Health Care (International Health Care)

Flinders University

12 months
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The Global Health Care (International Health Care) program from Flinders University provides health professionals the opportunity to advance their knowledge of the political contexts of health care, global health issues and sustainable development. 

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It provides a supportive but self-directed learning environment in which you will be encouraged to explore, question, discuss and debate policy, processes and practices with your lecturers and peers. You will demonstrate the practical application of key concepts through the critical analysis of health policies, recommendations for evidence-based reforms and development of program proposals relevant to their professional contexts.

The Global Health Care (International Health Care) program from Flinders University explores the principles of policy formation and implementation, sustainable health care systems and their impact on population health. You will examine contemporary, evidence-based international healthcare strategies with a focus on primary health care in resource poor environments.

Through engagement with topic activities designed to encourage diversity in learning, you will develop the knowledge, skills and capacity necessary to be an agent of change to influence policy development and implementation, promote sustainable development and achieve improved population health outcomes.

Your career 

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.

Potential occupations include:

  • health policy advisor
  • health project officer
  • community
  • health program coordinator
  • international technical advisor
  • project consultant
  • humanitarian aid worker.

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 
  • Leadership in Health Studies  
  • Research 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 088950D  

  • Applicants to the graduate diploma must normally hold an approved degree or equivalent qualification and must be registered nurses in Australia. Applicants who are registered as nurses in a country other than Australia must normally hold an approved degree or equivalent qualification and may be admitted.

Tuition Fee

National: $6,560 (Commonwealth supported)

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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.


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