Avondale University

Graduate Certificate in Lifestyle Medicine

Avondale University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 02731D

The Graduate Certificate of Lifestyle Medicine is designed to meet the shifting demands in health care towards lifestyle-based therapies. The course equips graduates with an understanding of the various domains of Lifestyle Medicine and skills in its application.


The Graduate Certificate in Lifestyle Medicine (course code 2084) consists of any 4 of the below units that are available on a part time basis (maximum two units per semester)


  • Introduction to Lifestyle Medicine, Food as medicine, Exercise as medicine, Nicotine addiction and smoking cessation, Psychosocial considerations for the promotion of health.

Standard entry requirements

  • An Australian Qualifications Framework AQF Level 7 Bachelor's degree (or higher) from an accredited university or higher education provider
  • An overseas qualification comparable to an Australian Qualifications Framework AQF Level 7 or higher


The course is recognised by the Australasian Society of Lifestyle Medicine as a pathway to becoming a Fellow of the Society.

Study pathways

As per credit policy

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Lake Macquarie Domestic: $4,120
International: $27,240
  • Part-time : 1 year

Further information

The postgraduate Certificate in Lifestyle Medicine is available to citizens and residents of Australia as well as to International students studying outside of Australia. It is not available to international students who are in Australia on a Student visa.

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