Graduate Certificate in Health Science

Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

This program provides students with a broad range of options for study at the Graduate Certificate level. Students complete four units from one major. Students can graduate with one specified major only. This course is only available to Australian citizens or permanent residents, and New Zealand citizens.

Course Fee:

Australian: $11,400

Entry Requirements:

A completed recognised Bachelor Degree in any discipline; a completed recognised Diploma qualification (or higher award) with at least 3 years full-time equivalent professional work experience which includes at least 1 year in a supervisory or leadership role (e.g. with responsibility for decision making, team work, quality assurance, and/or policy development); or current registration within the applicant's field of practice with a nationally recognised professional body with at least three years full-time equivalent professional work experience


4 units (totalling 48 credit points)

Subjects you can Study:

Emergency and disaster management; Environmental health; Health policy and planning; Health promotion; Health services innovation; Health services management; Occupational health and safety; Quality and patient safety.

Study Pathways:

Depending on units completed, this course may articulate into the Master of Health Management or Master of Public Health.

Further information:

This course is only available part-time. Some electives are offered through distance delivery and flexible delivery, which may include study modes such as block attendance, external study and online learning.

Who for:

Those who want broad study options in the health science field

Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Kelvin Grove No info Yes Part time 1 year
Kelvin Grove No info Yes Online 1 year

Why study with us?

QUT lecturers are industry leaders who will link you to your chosen profession through real experiences and contacts.

Many of our courses offer you the flexibility to expand your knowledge into fields that your degree doesn’t traditionally explore—making study more stimulating and preparing you for a more agile future. You can also choose from an extensive range of double degrees for a competitive advantage that gives you greater variety in your study and career, plus opportunities and networks across two fields. There are also options to study online or undertake a short professional development course through QUTeX to apply quickly in your career.

Be career ready

You will gain experience in labs, studios and clinics, work on real projects as part of your course, and have opportunities to undertake course-related work with industry partners. We are ranked in the top 50 in the world for employer-student connections*.

Lay the groundwork for your entrepreneurial future at QUT. Students are empowered to realise great ideas, launch start-ups and social enterprises. In fact, more founders of start-ups have studied at QUT than any other Queensland university**.

In an increasingly global economy, you can be confident that your QUT qualification will be well regarded. We are ranked in the world’s top 250 universities***.

City-based campuses

Our campuses are located in central Brisbane and offer outstanding facilities including the award-winning Science and Engineering Precinct at Gardens Point campus, as well as a dedicated Creative Industries Precinct and new Education Precinct at Kelvin Grove campus.


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* QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2019.

**Startup Muster Report 2018.

***QS World University Rankings 2019.

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