Graduate Diploma in Health Professions Education, Postgraduate Diploma | Online (optional) | The University of Western Australia | Perth, Australia
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Graduate Diploma in Health Professions Education

12 months
42100 AUD/year
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This Graduate Diploma in Health Professions Education from The University of Western Australia is designed to suit a range of health professionals who seek to develop their knowledge and skills as educators within the health professions. 


This Graduate Diploma in Health Professions Education 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 Pathways 

This degree will provide skills, expertise, knowledge and understanding, which will assist you in taking the next step in your career.

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
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


48 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS CODE: 058207F  

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;
  • A level and duration of health-related education and professional experience considered by UWA to be sufficient to permit satisfactory completion of the course;
  • Completed the Graduate Certificate in Health Professions Education at UWA.
1 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

    42100 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 42100 AUD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National Commonwealth supported students: $8,825/year

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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