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Rural and Remote Medicine

Postgraduate Certificate
6 months
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17150 AUD/full
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This Graduate Certificate in Rural and Remote Medicine from The University of Western Australia is a broad-based degree for those wishing to pursue a career in teaching or research focused on rural and remote medicine.

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Overview

As rural and remote medicine is a generalist discipline, the range of research topics is very wide, from large-scale epidemiological studies to educational and qualitative or clinical studies.

This Graduate Certificate in Rural and Remote Medicine from The University of Western Australia is a broad-based course for those wishing to pursue a career in teaching or research focused on rural and remote medicine.

Career

This course will prepare you for a career in teaching or research focused on rural and remote medicine.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Philosophy of Rural and Remote Medicine
  • Principles of Clinical Teaching and Learning (Rural)
  • Rural Clinical Education Practice
  • Research Methods for Rural Medicine
  • Special Topics in Rural and Remote Medicine—Communication
  • Special Topics in Rural and Remote Medicine—Clinical

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 6 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

24 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, 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.
82 (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 Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA
  • completed or be undertaking fellowship training in a primary care or equivalent specialty college;
or
  • a level of professional rural experience considered by UWA to be sufficient to permit satisfactory completion of the course.
CRICOS: 058921B

Tuition Fee

  • National

    17150 AUD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17150 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 6 months.

Funding

Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.

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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