Postgraduate

Graduate Diploma in Sleep Science

Further develop your knowledge and skills in the field of sleep science by completing a Graduate Diploma in 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 may choose to pursue studies in research by completing a Master of Philosophy or Doctor of Philosophy.

Students may choose to pursue studies in research by completing a Master of Philosophy or Doctor of Philosophy.

Fees and scholarships

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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
54
Total Course Fee - 2018
$21,375.00

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 degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA;
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 Diploma in Sleep Science provides students with both the introductory information covered in either the Graduate Certificate in Adult Sleep Science or the Graduate Certificate in Paediatric Sleep Science, as well as more advanced competencies in sleep technology.

About The Course

Students of this course can expect to gain an advanced theoretical understanding of scoring and interpretation of diagnostic and other sleep studies, practical aspects of advanced polysomnography including sleep monitoring for a range of sleep pathologies, advanced practical skills in sleep scoring and application of therapies for sleep disorders for both adults and children, as well as skills in laboratory management.
Graduate Diploma in Sleep Science

Quick Details

Status
  • Available 2017
Locations
  • Perth
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • On-campus
Starting dates
  • Semester 1, Semester 2, 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
  • 52320
  • This course is not available to international student visa holders
Graduate Diploma in Sleep Science
Status
  • Available 2017
Locations
  • Perth
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • On-campus
Starting dates
  • Semester 1, Semester 2, 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
  • 52320
  • This course is not available to international student visa holders
Full time/part time duration
  • 1 year
Degrees course is available in
  • Graduate Diploma in 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.

While the majority of the course is online, mixed mode units require students to attend UWA in person for two weeks of intensive practical tuition in June/July and again in November/December. Students are responsible for arranging their own accommodation, transport, etc.

Facilities & equipment

Centre for Sleep Science