Graduate Certificate in Remote Health Practice

Flinders University

This graduate certificate aims to prepare health professionals new to remote contexts to work with the people and professionals of remote areas to keep remote and Indigenous people well and manage ill-health.

Course Fee:

Australian: $11,232

Entry Requirements:

applicants must normally hold an approved bachelor degree or equivalent qualification in a health-related field. Applicants who are registered nurses must have a minimum of one year full-time equivalent post-registration practice experience and must be currently registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency as a Registered Nurse with no restrictions on practice. Applicants who are medical practitioners must be either currently enrolled in the Doctor of Medicine at Flinders University or currently registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency as a Medical Practitioner. Applicants who are registered nurses must provide details of their post-registration practice work experience as a registered nurse in their SATAC application.


This is an 18-unit program where students complete two core (compulsory) topics and two topics from either one of the following streams: Ageing and Disability; Allied Health; Management; Medical; Nursing; and Remote Child Protection; or students complete two option topics chosen from a range of option topics available and aimed at providing students with the knowledge and skills to implement health care services as beginning remote health practitioners within a framework of cultural safety and primary health care.

Subjects you can Study:

Remote health practice

Study Pathways:

This graduate certificate articulates into the Graduate Diploma in Remote Health Practice and the Master of Remote and Indigenous Health.

Further information:

All students must attend a compulsory intensive in Alice Springs.

Who for:

Health professionals new to or currently working in the remote contexts

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00114A

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Bedford Park No info Yes Online 1 year
Flinders is a leading international university in Australia, distinguished by its boldness, vigour and imagination. The University has a record of excellence and innovation in teaching, research and community engagement.

While the main campus is located in the suburb of Bedford Park, just a short drive south of Adelaide's Central Business District and easily accessible by public transport, the University's geographical footprint also stretches across South Australia, Western Victoria and the Northern Territory.

Flinders has over 2,600 staff and more than 24,700 students, with over 4,500 coming from countries as diverse as Canada, India and Kenya. Its graduates are encouraged to be knowledgeable, to communicate effectively, and to develop skills to connect across boundaries and tackle major challenges.

Flinders has led the way in providing access to higher education for individuals who did not traditionally aspire to University, and offers a choice of pathways that cater to people from a variety of backgrounds.

Offering over 140 undergraduate and 280 postgraduate courses, Flinders prides itself on the quality of its programs and the attention given to the learning experience of its students.

Provider CRICOS: 00114A

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