Graduate Certificate of Research Methods [Tropical Health and Medicine]

Develop the experience and confidence to conduct higher degree research in the field of tropical health and medicine. This Graduate Certificate can be a pathway to enrolling in a Masters or Doctorate of Philosophy and is an opportunity for you to cultivate hands-on research skills and learn to communicate your findings to a variety of audiences.

Skills to succeed

Research and technology skills

Hands-on experience

Connect with industry experts

Enhanced expertise

Combine theory and practice


  • Online: February, July
  • Townsville: February, July
  • Cairns: February, July




+total estimated Commonwealth Supported Fee

^total estimated tuition fee

Plus Student Services and Amenities fee
Fee deferral and scholarships available if eligible


6 months full-time

or part-time equivalent

Entry Requirements

A 4-year AQF level 7 bachelor degree or an AQF level 8 qualification in a relevant discipline, with a 5.0 GPA and grade of 65% or better in one research methods subject; or equivalent.

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Real stories

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    Dr Diana Mendez

    Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma of Research Methods Course Coordinator

    You’ll build your research capacity and credentials towards pursuing further Master or Doctoral studies. This learning experience will lead you into the exciting world of research and help you contribute to your field of interest, as well as effect change in your industry by answering real-world questions.