Deakin University

Graduate Certificate of Agricultural Health and Medicine

Deakin University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00113B

Improve the social, physical and mental health of agricultural communities across Australia with our Graduate Certificate of Agricultural Health and Medicine.This course aims to allow students an insight into the physical and mental health issues encountered by people within the agricultural industry. You will explore what influences higher rates of morbidity and mortality in rural and remote Australia, and what influences successful health policies and safety intervention programs.By understanding these issues, along with learning the impact of poor health on agribusiness, agricultural production and sustainability, you will be placed to make a significant difference in Australia’s agricultural communities.

Structure

4 credit points, of which 2 credit points must be the core units HMF701 Agricultural Health and Medicine and HMF702 Healthy and Sustainable Agricultural Communities.

Subjects

  • For information on major subjects please contact Health enquiries at health-enquire@deakin.edu.au

Standard entry requirements

Entry will be based on performance in Bachelor Degree or higher or two years relevant work experience or evidence of academic capability judged to be equivalent.Selection is competitive, meeting these minimum requirements or their equivalents does not guarantee selection into this course. All applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements. Please refer to this course entry on the Deakin University website to read about ways of satisfying the English language proficiency requirement.

Recognition

The course is recognised by AgriSafeTM Australia and enables clinically trained graduates to become an AgriSafeTM practitioner. The course is accredited to offer continuing education and professional development points through a number of professional colleges and associations, including the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine, the Australian Association of Social Workers, the Australian Veterinary Association, and the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners.

Study pathways

This course provides a pathway to further postgraduate coursework programs.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Cloud(online) Domestic: $13,400
International: $16,200
No
  • Part-time : 1 year

Further information

For other information please contact Health enquiries at health-enquire@deakin.edu.au

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