Postgraduate

Graduate Certificate in Adult Sleep Science

Build your knowledge and skills in the field of sleep science by completing a Graduate Certificate in Adult Sleep Science.

Careers and further study

Take your studies to a new level with a postgraduate degree and discover what career opportunities lie ahead.

Career Pathways

This course will equip you with the skills, knowledge and experience to undertake a career in sleep science and related areas.
This course will equip you with the skills, knowledge and experience to undertake a career in sleep science and related areas.
This course could lead to these

Career Opportunities

Further Study

Students with the Graduate Certificate in Adult Sleep Science may choose to pursue further studies in the Graduate Diploma in Sleep Science.
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Students with the Graduate Certificate in Adult Sleep Science may choose to pursue further studies in the Graduate Diploma in Sleep Science.
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Fees and scholarships

Learn more about the fees that apply to you for this course. For fee type definitions and further assistance, see the Fee Calculator Help page. You can also search our database for scholarships that are relevant to you or this course.

Domestic Fees

Postgraduate - fee paying students

Course Credit Points
24
Annual Credit Points
48
Annual Fee - 2017
$18,400.00
Total Course Fee - 2017
$9,200.00
Annual Fee - 2016
$17,800.00
Total Course Fee - 2016
$8,900.00

Scholarships

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.

Cost of living

There are a few things to consider before applying to study at university. One could be your cost of living. This can depend on factors such as lifestyle, accommodation, tuition fees, medical insurance, textbooks and more. For an indication of expenses and average costs, see our Cost of living page.

Admission requirements

If you’re interested in furthering your career by studying this postgraduate degree, find out the admission details below.

Admission Requirements

To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—
(a)(i) a relevant bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; or
(ii) a level and duration of health-related education and professional experience considered by UWA to be sufficient to permit satisfactory completion of the course;
and
(b) a current National Police Certificate1, or equivalent certification, indicating no criminal conviction.
1Currency of a National Police Certificate is 12 months.

Ranking and Selection Process

Where relevant, admission will be awarded to the highest ranked applicants or applicants selected based on the relevant requirements.

English competency

English is the language of instruction and assessment at UWA and you will need to meet the English language requirements of the University to be eligible for a place.

How to apply

Ready to apply for this postgraduate course? Follow the steps and you’ll be on your way to joining us at UWA.

Course details

The Graduate Certificate in Adult Sleep Science provides you with core competencies to be a sleep technologist including an understanding of the history of sleep, its fundamental physiology and neurobiology, and the various technologies that sleep is monitored and interpreted.

About The Course

You are provided with basic skills in sleep technology including equipment calibration, setup of patients for sleep studies, maintenance and signal recognition, scoring normal and abnormal sleep patterns and application of common therapies for obstructive sleep apnea.
Graduate Certificate in Adult Sleep Science

Quick Details

Status
  • Available 2017
Locations
  • Perth
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • On-campus
  • Online
Starting dates
  • Non-standard teaching periods at the beginning of the year and mid-year (mid-year intake for part-time study only)
Weekly contact time
  • For information regarding course contact hours and requirements refer to relevant details in the UWA Handbook.
Level of study
  • Postgraduate
Course Code
  • 51210
  • This course is not available to international student visa holders
Graduate Certificate in Adult Sleep Science
Status
  • Available 2017
Locations
  • Perth
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • On-campus
  • Online
Starting dates
  • Non-standard teaching periods at the beginning of the year and mid-year (mid-year intake for part-time study only)
Weekly contact time
  • For information regarding course contact hours and requirements refer to relevant details in the UWA Handbook.
Level of study
  • Postgraduate
Course Code
  • 51210
  • This course is not available to international student visa holders
Full time/part time duration
  • 1 semester
Degrees course is available in
  • Graduate Certificate in Adult Sleep Science

Course Structure

Postgraduate coursework degrees and combined (coursework and research) degrees comprise a number of units. Refer to the course structure for more information.