James Cook University JCU

Graduate Diploma of Health Professional Education

James Cook University JCU

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00117J

Gain a valued qualification from a leading university in rural and remote health in Australia and the wider Asia-Pacific region. This course is for health professionals who aspire to work in a lead role in health education and research. Become a leader in improving clinical teaching and education research in all health professions including medicine, nursing, dentistry, and allied health. Focus on teaching and learning in health contexts with specific strategies for clinical settings.Develop knowledge and skills in teaching and learning in clinical contexts, educational technologies, assessment, curriculum design, and research based on evidence and relevant to your career in health. Take advantage of flexible, online delivery with consistent support from JCU’s outstanding teachers.

Designed for

Health professionals


24 credit points.


  • Health professional education

Standard entry requirements

  • AHPRA registration as a health professional
  • Or AQF level 7 bachelor degree in a relevant discipline plus 2 years relevant experience
  • Or equivalent

Study pathways

Students who successfully complete this course are eligible for entry to the Master of Health Professional Education.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
JCU Online Domestic: $54,400
International: $75,920
  • Part-time : 2 years
  • Online/Off-campus : 2 years

Further information

Computer and reliable internet connection is required. For more information: https://www.jcu.edu.au/courses-and-study

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