The University of Notre Dame Australia

Graduate Diploma of Health and Medical Sciences

The University of Notre Dame Australia

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 01032F

The Graduate Diploma of Health and Medical Sciences combines the content of the Graduate Certificate in Health Sciences and the Graduate Certificate in Medical Sciences into one qualification, to achieve an understanding of the health sciences together with an applied introduction to medical sciences. The Graduate Diploma of Health and Medical Sciences introduces the fundamental biological sciences that underpin human health and wellbeing, and strengthen students’ appreciation of the broader context of health and healthcare.This Diploma is well suited for professionals wishing to enhance their knowledge, skills and career prospects. Examples include: Law graduates wishing to transition into medico-legal, health regulation or IP protection work; business graduates seeking a career in health management; teachers wanting deeper knowledge for teaching Personal Development, Health and Physical Education (PDHPE) studies; a range of graduates working in public policy. In addition to the vocational benefits of this Diploma, it may assist non-Science graduates preparing to study medicine.High achieving Graduate Diploma graduates may be eligible for an offer of interview for graduate-entry medicine at the School of Medicine, Sydney, if they also meet the GPA, GAMSAT and Notre Dame Portfolio requirements.


8 compulsory courses


  • Health
  • Medical sciences

Standard entry requirements

A completed undergraduate Bachelor degree.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Sydney Yes
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Online/Off-campus : 1 year

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