Graduate Certificate in Remote Health Practice

Flinders University

This Graduate Certificate in Remote Health Practice 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: $10,332

Entry Requirements:

Approved Bachelor degree or equivalent qualification in a health-related field. Applicants undertaking the Nursing stream must have a minimum of one year post-registration experience and must be currently registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency as a Registered Nurse with no restrictions on practice. Applicants undertaking the Medical stream 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.


The graduate certificate is an 18 unit program. Students must complete the two core topics Context of Remote and Indigenous Health and Remote and Indigenous Primary Health Care and then choose option topics from one of the following specialty streams: Ageing and Disability, Allied Health, Management, Medical, Nursing, Remote Child Protection or an optional stream.

Subjects you can Study:

Remote health practice

Study Pathways:

Students who have completed the Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma (or other qualifications deemed equivalent) receive credit for related topics when progressing to the Graduate Diploma or Masters

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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