Postgraduate

Graduate Diploma in Health Professions Education

This course is designed to suit a range of health professionals who seek to develop their knowledge and skills as educators within the health professions.

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

Further Study

Master of Health Professional Education, Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Health Professional Education, Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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

Annual course fees are calculated based on a standard annual study load of 48 credit points.

Course Credit Points
48
Total Course Fee - 2018
$21,400.00

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.
International Fees

Postgraduate – onshore students

Annual course fees are calculated based on a standard annual study load of 48 credit points.

Course Credit Points
48
Total Course Fee - 2017
$37,000.00
Total Course Fee - 2018
$38,300.00

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) a relevant bachelor's degree1, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA;
or
(b) 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
(c)(i) completed the Graduate Certificate in Health Professions Education at UWA; and
(ii) the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 65 per cent in all core units.
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.

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 course 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.

About The Course

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

Quick Details

Status
  • Available 2019
Locations
  • Perth
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • On-campus
  • Online
Starting dates
  • Semester 1, Semester 2
Weekly contact time
  • The estimated time commitment is 4 to 6 hours per unit per week, which includes contact hours and personal study, with additional hours required to complete assessments.
Level of study
  • Postgraduate
Course Code
  • 91340
CRICOS code
  • 058207F
Graduate Diploma in Health Professions Education
Status
  • Available 2019
Locations
  • Perth
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • On-campus
  • Online
Starting dates
  • Semester 1, Semester 2
Weekly contact time
  • The estimated time commitment is 4 to 6 hours per unit per week, which includes contact hours and personal study, with additional hours required to complete assessments.
Level of study
  • Postgraduate
Course Code
  • 91340
CRICOS code
  • 058207F
Full time/part time duration
  • 1 year
Degrees course is available in
  • Graduate Diploma in Health Professions Education

Course Structure

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

Student Experience

Sonja De Munck

Student Experience
Sonja De Munck

Scholarships

The following available scholarships relate to this course. Other scholarships to support your studies may be available through your workplace or college.

CRICOS Code: 00126G
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