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Graduate Certificate of Health Clinical Education

Graduate Certificate of Health Clinical Education (GCHE)

Entry requirements
Study mode
  • Online
Campus
  • -
Duration
  • 1 year part-time
Start
  • Feb, Jul

Overview

  • The Graduate Certificate of Health Clinical Education focuses on developing your knowledge of nursing practices and enables you to facilitate learning in the clinical setting.
  • Become skilled and confident to critically analyse, synthesise and evaluate a range of data and evidence to provide solutions to complex nursing problems.
  • Graduates will be able to collaborate with a range of healthcare professionals to achieve the best possible healthcare outcomes for individuals and communities.
  • For 2021, this degree is Commonwealth supported which means it is offered at a reduced cost. The Australian Government makes a contribution towards the cost of a student’s degree.

Further study

Once you successfully complete all courses in the Graduate Certificate of Health Clinical Education, you will receive four units of credit towards the Graduate Diploma of Nursing (Clinical Education or General specialisations) or the Master of Nursing (Clinical Education or General specialisations). You may receive two units of credit if enrolling in other specialisations within the Graduate Diploma of Nursing or Master of Nursing.

Entry requirements

  • Completion of an Australian university 3-year bachelor degree in a health-related field, or equivalent.

English language requirements

You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements and this degree requires a minimum of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent. If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.

Pathways

USQ offers a number of bachelor degrees in the field of Health for you to study to help you meet the entry requirements for your chosen degree.

Degree structure

To complete this graduate certificate, students must complete 4 courses. Most courses (similar to ‘subjects’) are valued at 1 unit.  

Courses to be studied Units
Core courses 4
Total 4

Refer to the USQ Handbook for courses to be studied and recommended enrolment patterns.

Fees and scholarships

Your actual fees may vary depending on the courses you select. We review our fees annually so these may be subject to change.

Approximate annual costs1 for your study (4 units) in this degree are:

Study Mode Cost
Commonwealth supported

The Federal Government contributes to the cost of your course and you need to pay a student contribution.

AUD 3020
Domestic full fee paying

You are responsible for the full cost of your course and are charged a tuition fee.

AUD 11720

1 These are indicative annual fees for 2021. 

Student services and amenities fees

You may need to pay student services and amenities (SA) fees as part of your course costs.

Loan to help you pay your fees

You may not have to pay your course (subject) fees upfront. HECS-HELP and FEE-HELP allows you to defer your fees until your income reaches a certain level. Find out if you are eligible for HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP.

You may also be eligible to receive financial support from Centrelink.

Scholarships

At USQ, we offer a range of scholarships to support your success at university. Find a scholarship that works for you.

How to apply

Complete your online application directly to USQ.

The closing dates for applying directly to USQ are:

  • Semester 1, 2021 - applications close Friday 5 March, with semester 1 commencing on Monday 22 February, 2021.
  • Semester 2, 2021 - applications close Monday 19 July, with semester 2 commencing on Monday 12 July, 2021.

More information on applying key dates is available.

Further information

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