Postgraduate Certificate On Campus Online

Graduate Certificate in Health Professions Education

6 months
21000 AUD/year
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The Graduate Certificate in Health Professions Education course from The University of Western Australia explores teaching and learning, assessment, research methods in health professions education and offers participants a range of options in the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences Sciences. 


This Graduate Certificate in Health Professions Education course from The University of Western Australia is comprised of three core units which provide important foundation knowledge in the principles of teaching and learning, assessment, evaluation and research methods in health professions education.

In addition, students are required to select one elective unit of study as part of the Graduate Certificate course.  The elective unit provides an opportunity to explore an area of educational interest in further detail.  

Career Opportunities

Graduates of this programme have forged exciting careers as:

  • Health Professions Educator
  • Staff Development Educator
  • Medical Educator 
  • Clinical Educator

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles of Teaching and Learning 
  • Principles of Assessment and Evaluation 
  • Research in Health Professions Education 
  • Clinical Teaching and Supervision 
  • Innovation and Contemporary Issues in Health Professions Education
  • Simulation and Interprofessional Learning in Health Professions Education 
  • Program Evaluation  

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 6 months

Start dates & application deadlines


24 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS CODE: 058206G   

To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—

  • a relevant bachelor's degree1, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; or
  • a level and duration of health-related education and professional experience considered by UWA to be sufficient to permit satisfactory completion of the course.
  • A relevant bachelor's degree includes a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, and a bachelor's degree in a health, biomedical or biological sciences-related discipline.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21000 AUD per year during 6 months.
  • National Commonwealth supported students: $8,825.24

Living costs for Perth

1328 - 2367 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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