James Cook University JCU

Graduate Diploma of Rural Generalist Practice

James Cook University JCU

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

JCUs Graduate Diploma of Rural Generalist Practice provides Allied Health professionals with a pathway for advancing their academic and clinical expertise in a wide range of community and clinical settings. Students can undertake a range of subjects that allow them to deliver rural and remote health services effectively and confidently in low resource settings. You will gain leadership, research and patient management skills in rural generalist professional practice to respond to diverse healthcare needs.For entry to this course, Australian practitioners need to have achieved a health-related Bachelor degree and have at least two years professional experience in one of the following Allied Health practice fields: Nutrition/Dietetics, Occupational Therapy, Pharmacy, Physiotherapy, Podiatry, Psychology, Radiography, Social Work or Speech Pathology.


24 credit points


  • Rural generalist practice

Standard entry requirements

AQF Level 7 bachelor degree in a relevant health discipline completed more than two years prior to admission

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
JCU Online Domestic: $29,950
International: $39,280
  • Online/Off-campus : 1 year
JCU Townsville Domestic: $29,950
International: $39,280
  • Full-time : 1 year

Further information

For more information: https://www.jcu.edu.au/courses-and-study

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