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Health Research

Postgraduate Diploma
12 months
Duration
27000 AUD/year
22300 AUD/year
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If you’re an experienced, qualified nurse or health professional looking for career advancement and/or the opportunity to gain additional knowledge, experience and qualifications in health - then the Postgraduate Diploma in Health Research from University of Canberra will give you the skills and qualifications to work at a higher, more strategic level.

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Overview

This course will also prepare you with the necessary skills to be able to design and lead your own clinical research projects which could go on to help influence health related policies in Government Health, Private Health and Heath Insurance industries.

As part of this course you’ll also learn methodology, ethical and economic considerations and acquire crucial new technical writing skills.  In addition, with strong industry contacts with local and national hospitals, communities and professional bodies, you will also gain an extensive range of industry and professional contacts.

Study a Graduate Certificate in Health Research at 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, and eventually lead clinical research
  • be recognised as a top level strategic thinker

Programme Structure

Courses include:

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

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

24 alternative credits

Delivered

Blended, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
79 (required)
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

  • A completed bachelor degree in a health-related discipline

CRICOS Code: 069529G

Tuition Fee

  • International

    27000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27000 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    22300 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22300 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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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