Graduate Certificate of Health Professional Education

Online study | Start date: February 2021 | Register to find out more

What will you achieve?

Discover how to improve clinical teaching in all health professions, including medicine, nursing, dentistry and allied health.

You will develop a conceptual framework for teaching, learning and research in the health context and cross multiple health professions.

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What will you learn?

Four core subjects (12 credit points).

  • Teaching for Learning in the Health Professions
  • Strategies for Clinical Teaching
  • Innovative Teaching in the Health Professions
  • Health Professional Education using Action Research

What are the entry requirements?

  • Registration as a nurse, doctor of medicine or other health professional in Australia; or
  • Completion of an appropriate AQF level 7 bachelor degree in a relevant discipline with 2 years relevant experience or equivalent.



Please note: This website is intended as a general guide for domestic students only. Prospective students for the Graduate Certificate of Health Professional Education should contact the University to discuss their personal circumstances, and to confirm the availability of the course.

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Graduate Certificate of Health Professional Education

Why Health at JCU?

Experience a vibrant learning culture which fosters highly skilled and knowledgeable graduates. With an emphasis on authentic learning, compassionate care, support to succeed and cultivation of curiosity, at JCU you’ll develop the skills, confidence and experience to be a valuable healthcare professional.

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