• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration

Overview

The Graduate Diploma in Health Professions Education from The University of Western Australia not only explores teaching and learning, assessment, and research methods in health professional education, but offers participants a range of options in the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences and School of Allied Health.

This course fosters interdisciplinary discussion and collaboration and is designed to suit health professionals such as nurses, doctors, dentists and those in allied health.

Career

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
  • Introduction to 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 
  • Professional Portfolio 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    48 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    82

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    570

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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General Requirements

  • a relevant bachelor's degree, 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; or
  • completed the Graduate Certificate in Health Professions Education at UWA; and
  • 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.
CRICOS: 058207F

Tuition Fee

  • International

    38304 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 38300 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    21396 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21400 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Perth

  • 1328 - 2370 AUD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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.

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