|Selection rank||English language requirements||Duration||UAC code|
|Faculty||Discipline(s)||Location||Available teaching periods|
|Faculty of Health||
Faculty of Health
| UC - Canberra, Bruce
||View teaching periods|
| 2021: Indicative annual CSP student contribution amount $7,950
Indicative annual tuition fee $22,800
2022: $23,300 per year
Annual fee rates
The fees shown are the annual fee rates for the course. The annual rate is the fee that applies to standard full-time enrolment, which is 24 credit points. The final fee charged is based on the proportion of 24 credit points in which a student enrols. Students enrolled in a Commonwealth Support Place (CSP) are required to make a contribution towards the cost of their education, which is set by the Commonwealth Government. Information on Commonwealth Supported Places, HECS-HELP and how fees are calculated can be found here.
|Academic entry requirements||English language requirements||CRICOS code||Faculty|
|069528J||Faculty of Health|
|Discipline(s)||Location||Available teaching periods||Duration|
Faculty of Health
| UC - Canberra, Bruce
||View teaching periods||0.5 years|
| 2021: $27,000 per year
2022: $27,500 per year
Annual fee rates
The fees shown are the annual fee rates for the course. The annual rate is the fee that applies to standard full-time enrolment, which is 24 credit points. The final fee charged is based on the proportion of 24 credit points in which a student enrols. Information on how fees are calculated can be found here.
Academic entry requirements
To study at UC, you’ll need to meet our academic entry requirements and any admission requirements specific to your course. Please read your course admission requirements below. To find out whether you meet UC’s academic entry requirements, visit our academic entry requirements page.
Explore the Science Behind Health Research
The University of Canberra Graduate Certificate in Health Research is for health care and health policy professionals looking to advance their understanding of research methodologies, analysis and outcomes.
This course offers the freedom and flexibility to explore a variety of areas in Health Research on a full time (one semester) or part-time (two-semesters) basis.
Explore topics such as epidemiology, planning research, how to perform statistical analyses and to understand the qualitative and quantitative aspects of the research. Examine the ways that research contributes to advancements in the healthcare field.
As part of this course, you’ll learn industry methodologies as well as using ethical and economic considerations for research and advanced writing skills to apply with confidence to your existing role in health.
Study a Graduate Certificate in Health Research at UC and you will:
- build on your relevant undergraduate degree with enhanced research skills
- learn to progress an idea through stages of development to create a research project
- be competent in developing an answerable research question, planning and developing a research proposal and performing appropriate statistical analyses
- have the necessary skills and qualifications to participate in clinical research.
Work Integrated Learning
Explore issues from your current work environment as topics in your research and learning. Engage with industry experts and peers throughout your coursework for strong professional networking opportunities.
- research Assistant
- research Associate
- clinical Researcher
- health Policy
Completion of this course also offers a pathway into a Ph.D. in Health, through further study.
A completed bachelor degree in a health discipline* or a minimum of five years work experience in the health sector
* Health disciplines include public health, health studies, exercise physiology, exercise science, exercise and sports science, medical science, biomedical science, health science, human movement, physiotherapy, physical therapy, applied science, human biology, medicine, rehabilitation science, human nutrition, occupational therapy, speech pathology, optometry, nursing, midwifery.
Admission to this course is competitive. Applications will be assessed on the basis of academic merit and the number of available places.
Periods course is open for new admissions
|Year||Location||Teaching period||Teaching start date||Domestic||International|
|2024||UC - Canberra, Bruce||Semester 1||05 February 2024|
|2024||UC - Canberra, Bruce||Winter Term||27 May 2024|
|2024||UC - Canberra, Bruce||Semester 2||29 July 2024|
There are currently no formal credit transfer arrangements for entry to this course. Any previous study or work experience will only be considered as part of the application process in accordance with current course rules and university policy. Credit is not permitted towards completion of a graduate certificate.
Graduate Certificate in Health Research (133JA) | 12 credit points
- Or other units as approved by the Course Convener
In addition to course requirements, in order to successfully complete your course you may need to meet the inherent requirements. Please refer to the inherent requirements statement applicable to your course
UC - Canberra, Bruce
UC - Canberra, Online
Standard duration one semester full-time or equivalent. Maximum four semesters.
|Learning outcomes||Related graduate attributes|
|On completion of the Graduate Certificate in Health Research students will be competent in developing an answerable research question, planning and developing a research proposal and performing appropriate statistical analyses.||
1 - Communication
2 - Analysis and Inquiry
3 - Problem Solving
4 - Working independently and with others
|Graduate Certificate in Health Research||GradCert HealthRsch|
The Graduate Certificate in Health Research is subsumable into the Graduate Diploma in Health Research.
2020 enrolments for this course by location. Please note that enrolment numbers are indicative only and in no way reflect individual class sizes.
|UC - Canberra, Bruce||7|
|UC - Canberra, Online||32|
|UC - Canberra, Online - Short Courses||9|
|Student category||Contact details|
|Prospective Domestic Students||Email firstname.lastname@example.org or Phone 1800 UNI CAN (1800 864 226)|
|Current and Commencing Students||Please contact the Faculty of Health faculty office, email email@example.com|
|Prospective International Students||Email firstname.lastname@example.org or Phone +61 2 6201 5342|