Graduate Certificate in Health Research

Course summary

The Graduate Certificate in Health Research (GradCertHlthRes) is a coursework program in medical and health research methods aimed at clinicians and health professionals who wish to upgrade their skills in health research.

This degree
The Graduate Certificate in Health Research is suitable for clinicians and other health professionals. It develops candidates’ research skills in the fields of health and medicine and prepares them for masters by research or doctoral studies, and also for undertaking research activities in their workplaces.

What you will study

  • The course comprises two core subjects plus two elective subjects.
  • Student must complete two compulsory subjects and two electives in quantitative and qualitative research methods including research ethics and integrity.


  • Course information

    Study area

    Health & Medicine, Public Health

    Campus

    Wollongong

    Course Code

    2124

    ATAR (UAI)

    -

    Duration

    6 months full-time or part-time equivalent

    Delivery

    On Campus

    Cricos

    094539J

    UAC Code

    -

    Admission, Key dates, and Fees

    Academic Requirements

    A 3 or 4 year undergraduate degree or coursework masters or other equivalent qualifications and relevant work experience.

    English Requirements

    The following level of English is required to gain admission to this program:

    English Test

    Overall Score

    Reading

    Writing

    Listening

    Speaking

    IELTS Academic

    6.5

    6.0

    6.0

    6.0

    6.0

    TOEFL (Internet-based)

    88

    18

    18

    18

    18

    UOW College: English for Tertiary Studies: Credit (weighted average mark of 65 overall and minimum 50 in Academic Reading and Writing)

    Other qualifications may also be considered. Full details can be found on our English Language Requirements website.

    Credit Transfer

    Students completing the Grad Cert Health Research can receive 24cp advanced standing for the Bachelor/Master of Research

    Fees

    2017 Information
    Wollongong
    On Campus

    Session Fee: $13,992
    Full Course Fee: $13,992

    Tuition fees are reviewed annually: fees payable are dependent on the year of commencement and are subject to increase during the period of study.

    Overseas Health Cover:
    Overseas Health Cover (OSHC) must be purchased for the proposed duration of the student visa. For information regarding the OSHC fees applicable, please refer to the international fees website.

    Entry Requirements

    A 3 or 4 year undergraduate degree or coursework masters or other equivalent qualifications and relevant work experience.

    Credit Transfer

    Students completing the Grad Cert Health Research can receive 24cp advanced standing for the Bachelor/Master of Research

    Fees

    2017 Domestic Fees / Commonwealth Supported Place
    Wollongong
    On Campus

    Session Fee: $11,496
    Full Course Fee: $11,496

    Commonwealth supported students are required to pay a student contribution amount towards the cost of their course. The amounts are calculated based on the subject cluster and the Equivalent Full-time Study Load (EFTSL) value of the subject. For information regarding student contribution amounts, please refer to the UOW Current Students website.

    Admission information

    A range of admission options are available for students of all ages and academic backgrounds. The procedures governing admission are defined in UOW’s Admissions Procedures Policy, and the UOW College Admissions policy.

    For any specific advice or questions regarding an application, please contact the Future Students Team.


    Profile information

    This information provides indicative enrolment and an explanation of the basis of admission of students in this course.


    INDICATIVE ENROLMENT

    This table is intended to show the breakdown of the student group for a course or group of related courses. Unfortunately there is currently no detailed information to provide, so please contact the UOW Future Students Team for more information.


    ATAR PROFILE

    This table relates to all students selected on the basis of ATAR alone or ATAR in combination with other factors. For more information on ‘bonus points’ and other ATAR-related adjustments commonly available to applicants, see ‘Points to UOW’.

    ATAR PROFILE OF ATAR-BASED OFFERS IN 2016

    ATAR

    Selection Rank

    Highest rank to receive an offer

    -

    -

    75th percentile rank to receive an offer

    -

    -

    Median rank to receive an offer

    -

    -

    25th percentile rank to receive an offer

    -

    -

    Lowest rank to receive an offer

    -

    -

    L/N: Low numbers (less than 5 ATAR-based offers made)
    N/P: Not published (less than 25 ATAR-based offers made)
    Understanding ATAR profile data

    ATAR refers to the unadjusted, raw ATAR profile for all students offered a place wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR.
    Selection Rank figures represent the ATAR profile of the same student group but includes the impact of ATAR-related adjustments such as 'Points to UOW'.

    STUDENT PROFILE

    This table shows the breakdown of the applicant background of the student group at UOW for this course. It provides data on students that commenced undergraduate study and continued study beyond the census date at UOW in 2016.

    APPLICANT BACKGROUND

    2016 intake

    2016 intake (%)

    Higher education study

    -

    -

    Vocational education & training study

    -

    -

    Recent secondary education

    Basis of admission

    ATAR Only

    -

    -

    ATAR plus additional criteria

    -

    -

    Other criteria only (non-ATAR)

    -

    -

    Work & life experience

    -

    -

    International students

    -

    -

    All students

    -

    -

    L/N: Low numbers (number of students is less than 5)
    N/A: Data not available for this item
    N/P: Not published (hidden to prevent calculation of other numbers less than 5)
    Understanding student profile data

    Higher education study includes people who have studied a University course or completed a bridging or enabling course.
    Vocational education and training (VET) study includes people who have undertaken VET study since leaving school.
    ATAR only includes people admitted only on the basis of ATAR, regardless of whether this includes adjustment factors such as equity or bonus points.
    ATAR plus additional criteria includes people who were admitted where both ATAR and additional criteria were considered (e.g. portfolio, audition, extra test,
    early offer conditional on minimum ATAR).
    Other criteria only (non-ATAR) includes people admitted on the basis of other criteria only and ATAR was not a factor (e.g. special consideration, audition alone,
    schools recommendation scheme with no minimum ATAR requirement).
    Work & life experience includes people admitted on the basis of previous achievement other than the above.
    International student represents all other students.

    MORE INFORMATION

    For more information about UOW admission pathways, see UOW Admission Information.

    2017 Spring

    Wollongong

     

    Course Structure

    (Current year structure - subject to change)

    Course Handbook

    Why choose this course

    UOW is home to medical and health researchers who are leaders in their field in Australia and Internationally. Our academics will supervise you to build your own research skills through our research training and coursework subjects. At UOW you will have the opportunity to develop your research knowledge further in health research and improve your career prospects.