6 months
27500 AUD/full
23300 AUD/full
Tuition fee
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If you’re an experienced health professional or health policy advisor considering further study into health research; or unable to commit to full-time study - then the Graduate Certificate in Health Research from University of Canberra offers the freedom and flexibility to explore multiple areas in Health Research on a full time or part-time basis.  

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This course covers epidemiology, research planning, how to perform statistical analyses and to understand the qualitative and quantitative aspects of the research process.

As part of this course, you’ll also learn industry methodologies as well as using ethical and economic considerations for research and acquire crucial technical writing skills. 

Study a Graduate Certificate in Health Research from University of Canberra and you will: 

  • build on your relevant undergraduate degree with enhanced research skills
  • develop knowledge of how to progress an idea to the stage of a research project
  • be competent in developing an answerable research question, planning and developing a research proposal and performing appropriate statistical analyses
  • have the necessary skills and qualifications to participate in clinical research.

Career opportunities

A Graduate Certificate in Health Research can lead to a range of career and research opportunities in health or health-related fields such as:

  • Research Assistant
  • Research Associate
  • Clinical Researcher

Completion of this course also offers a pathway into a Ph.D. in Health, through further study.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Planning
  • Qualitative Research Practice in Health 
  • Quantitative Research Practice in Health 
  • Epidemiology and Principles of Research  

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 6 months

Start dates & application deadlines


12 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A completed bachelor degree in a health discipline or a minimum of five years work experience in the health sector
CRICOS Code: 069528J  

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    27500 AUD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27500 AUD for the full programme during 6 months.
  • National

    23300 AUD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23300 AUD for the full programme during 6 months.
  • The indicative CSP Student Contribution Amount for this course is $8,021

Living costs for Canberra

1425 - 2504 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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