Graduate Certificate in Health Science (Clinical Education)
You're considered an Australian student if you are any of the following:
This graduate certificate is designed to further enhance the skills and knowledge of health professionals working in the area of clinical education, to extend their skills and to enable them to pursue professional development opportunities in educational and workplace settings. Through a range of theoretical and practical learning you will explore educational theory and practices, as well as various types of educational assessments for health professionals.
The structure and delivery of this qualification is flexible, allowing you to fit your study in among other life and work commitments. This graduate certificate is only offered online on a part-time basis, usually over one year, and is only offered to Australian students.
Through a range of theoretical and practical learning you will gain a thorough understanding of current health systems and the speciality area of clinical education. You will also:
For each course you study, you will need to allocate time for various classes such as lectures, tutorials, workshops, seminars and practicals. Plus you will need additional hours to study in your own time to complete assignments, readings and projects and contribute to online discussion forums. So as a general rule, if you are studying full-time you would need to allocate 12 – 26 hours of study when at university and 14 – 28 hours of independent study per week.
This graduate certificate is professionally focused and a lot of the assessment is theoretical, for example written assignments.
Enrich your studies and your life – make overseas study part of your qualification. Australian and international students may have the option to do an exchange, short-term program or study tour overseas. We have links with universities worldwide. You can choose short-term or semester-long study from a range of universities and countries depending on your area of study and cultural interests.
Take a look at the global opportunities available.
|Course name||Area and cat no.||Units||Reference|
|Teaching and Learning Strategies for Health Professional Education||HLTH 5183||4.5|
|Educational Assessment for Health Professionals||HLTH 5181||4.5|
|Foundations of Learning and Teaching for Health Professionals||HLTH 5182||9|
Award-winning teaching staff and accessible online learning facilities mean this graduate certificate is a great choice for professionals who may be already working in the health sector and are interested in advancing their skills to provide clinical teaching.
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Our commitment to research with an industry focus is unprecedented in South Australia. In the 2015 Excellence in Research for Australia evaluation, 97 per cent of our assessed research was rated world-class or above. We are fast becoming a renowned centre of innovation and enterprise in the sectors that will drive Australia's future, including health and biomedicine.
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This degree is offered online. This means that you:
With interactive online course materials and a 24/7 learning environment, you can organise your study to suit your lifestyle.
Please note that for some degrees, some on-campus attendance (such as to attend seminars, workshops or examinations) and/or placements may apply. Any applicable requirements will be detailed on the degree webpage.
In today’s complex health and wellness systems there is increasing demand for non-clinical management roles related to the improvement and maintenance of individual and population health. Dedicated people with specialised skills, in-depth industry knowledge and an understanding of health beyond illness and disease are needed to work within these systems.
As the health and wellbeing industries continue to grow employment prospects for graduates of this degree are promising. This postgraduate qualification prepares graduates for a career in clinical teaching in government and private health sectors, where you will deliver clinical education in a range of health service setting. Graduates may find employment in:
Our campuses have fantastic facilities including modern lecture theatres, libraries, workshops, laboratories, tech zones, and areas that simulate real work environments. You’ll also find student gyms and campus sport activities to keep you active. We also offer flexible study options, with online resources available for accessing lecture recordings, virtual classrooms, library resources and learning support.
Adelaide has a variety of accommodation options to suit different requirements and budgets. Options include dedicated student accommodation or private rentals. See our long-term accommodation pages for plenty of options. If you need somewhere to live, our new student accommodation by urbanest is on Bank Street in Adelaide’s lively cultural precinct, a perfect location for students. It is within easy reach of UniSA’s city and metropolitan campuses, Rundle Mall shopping, the Central Market, Chinatown, and the West End’s vibrant nightlife. It is also across the road from the Adelaide train station, and on bus and tram routes.
Our student support services can make your life at university easier. We provide a full range of support services including academic and personal counselling. You can also access a range of services through our students association, USASA. When you become a UniSA student you can contact Campus Central for help with anything related to your degree. They will help you with your enrolment, ID cards, fees, timetables and any other questions you might have.
Our learnonline facilities include a personal learning environment with virtual classrooms, lecture recordings, emails, learning support, administration, library access and results. The environment is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, so you can tailor your learning to your life. We are continually investing in innovative digital technologies for a high-quality student learning experience.
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