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Graduate Diploma in Health Professions Education
Graduate Diploma in Health Professions Education

Graduate Diploma in Health Professions Education

  • ID:UWA610136
  • Level:Postgraduate Certificate/Diploma
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have

(a) a relevant bachelor's degree1, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA;


(b) a level and duration of health-related education and professional experience considered by UWA to be sufficient to permit satisfactory completion of the course;


(c) completed the Graduate Certificate in Health Professions Education at UWA.

1 A relevant bachelor's degree includes a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, and a bachelor's degree in a health, biomedical or biological sciences-related discipline.

English Requirements

  • Internet-based Test (iBT): An overall score of 82 with a minimum score of: 22 in the Writing section; 18 in the Reading section; 20 in the Speaking section; and 20 in the Listening 

  • IELTS (Academic) including IELTS for UKVI (Academic): Minimum overall score of 6.5 with no band less than 6.0 (must include Academic Reading and Writing modules)

  • PTE (Academic): Postgraduate Research Studies applicants: An overall score of 64 with a minimum score of 64 in the reading and writing sections, and no less than 54 in the other sections.

Course Information

This course is comprised of three core units which provide important foundation knowledge in the principles of teaching and learning, assessment, evaluation and research methods in health professions education.

In addition, students are required to select one elective unit of study as part of the Graduate Certificate course.  The elective unit provides an opportunity to explore an area of educational interest in further detail.  


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Course structure details


Take all units (18 points):

  • IMED5801 Principles of Teaching and Learning (6)

  • IMED5802 Principles of Assessment and Evaluation (6)

  • IMED5803 Introduction to Research in Health Professions Education (6)

Option - Group A

Take unit(s) according to sequence notes:

  • IMED5804 Clinical Teaching and Supervision (6)

  • IMED5805 Innovation and Contemporary Issues in Health Professions Education (6)

  • IMED5806 Simulation and Interprofessional Learning in Health Professions Education (6)

  • IMED5810 Program Evaluation (6)

  • IMED5811 Professional Portfolio (6)

  • IMED5813 Health Humanities: Education and Research (6)

  • IMED5831 Advanced Simulation in Health Professional Education (6)

  • IMED5832 Interprofessional Education (6)

Option - Group B

Take unit(s) according to sequence notes:

  • EDUC5608 Integrating Pedagogy and Technology (6)

  • EDUC5610 Human Resource Development in Education (6)

  • EDUC5612 Leadership for Learning (6)

  • EDUC5633 Educational Research Analysis (6)

  • EDUC5634 Qualitative Inquiry (6)

  • EDUC5678 Improving Learning and Teaching in the Curriculum (6)

  • MGMT5508 Organisational Behaviour and Leadership (6)

  • PUBH5705 Health Program Evaluation (6)

  • PUBH5763 Health Leadership and Management (6)

  • PUBH5801 Economic Evaluation of Health Care (6)

  • PUBH5805 Qualitative Research Methods in Health (6)

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

Graduates of this programme have forged exciting careers as:

  • Health Professions Educator

  • Staff Development Educator

  • Medical Educator

  • Clinical Educator

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Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 530 ($) per year

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