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Postgraduate

Graduate Diploma in Diabetes

GradDipHlthSc(Curtin) - GD-DIABET Health Sciences
Location Bentley
Study method Part-time
Online - find out more
Study mode Online
Intake July

This course has an earlier application deadline. Please visit the application deadlines page for further information.

Applicants applying for a scholarship should submit their completed application 4 weeks before the deadline of the scholarship application.

Duration 2 years part-time

In addition to the curriculum of the graduate certificate, you will learn to undertake effective projects and research in the diabetes field. You’ll explore various research methods particularly useful in the health sciences, prepare a literature review and develop a comprehensive research or project proposal.

Entry requirements

Entry requirements for Australian and New Zealand students

A Graduate Certificate in Diabetes or equivalent in a relevant clinical-based health, allied health or other relevant field, plus at least 12 months’ experience in a specialist area of practice.

Enrolled nurses or Aboriginal health workers who do not hold a bachelor degree may gain entry to the course through an alternate mode of entry, which considers the applicants current clinical practice, education experience and professional development.

You will also be required to provide supplementary information with your application.

Notes

This course has an earlier application deadline. Please visit the application deadlines page for further information.

Applicants applying for a scholarship should submit their completed application 4 weeks before the deadline of the scholarship application.

Fees

Fees for Australian and New Zealand students

Year Student type Cost
2017 Domestic fee paying Domestic fee-paying - A domestic fee-paying place is a place at university which is not Commonwealth supported, that is, not subsidised by the Australian Government. Domestic fee paying students will be charged tuition fees and may be eligible for FEE-HELP assistance for all or part of those tuition fees. $11,800*

Fees are indicative first year only.

* Based on a first-year full-time study load of 100 credits. 200 credits are needed to graduate from this course. The total cost will depend on your course options (i.e. units selected and time taken to complete).

Use the Fee Calculator for an estimate of individual unit fees. There may also be some additional costs. For more information, see other fees and charges.

Professional recognition

Graduates who are health professionals, (Registered Nurse (RN or Divison One), Registered Midwife. Accredited Practising Dietitian, Registered Medical Practioner, Registered Pharmacist, Podiatrist, Accredited Exercise Physiologist or a Registered Pysiotherapist) are eligible to use this award towards an application for credentialing with the Australian Diabetes Educators Association. No further professional recognition is obtained through completing this diploma.

Credit for previous study

Applications for credit for recognised learning (CRL) are assessed on an individual basis. Credit for recognised learning may be granted on the basis of prior postgraduate studies and/or related work experience.


Learn about Credit for Recognised Learning (CRL)

Career opportunities

Graduates with a clinical-based health or allied health professional background generally gain employment in the field of diabetes education and care. Graduates eligible for ADEA credentialing may be better placed to achieve designated diabetes education positions. Graduates without a health professional background may gain employment in an allied field, for example diabetes research.


More information about Diabetes