A postgraduate program

This course is not offered in 2018

Fast facts

Course type: Postgraduate (coursework)
Availability (full-time or part-time): Part-time
External | Online


Course name:  Graduate Certificate in Global Point-of-Care Testing
Duration (full-time equivalent):  6 months
SATAC code:  2GC112
CRICOS code: External


The Graduate Certificate in Global Point-of-Care Testing provides advanced level preparation for health professionals from Australian and international backgrounds wishing to specialise in point-of-care testing at a local, national or international level. Particular emphasis will be placed on preparing students for working within a multidisciplinary health care team in remote or Indigenous primary care settings in their country of origin.

The course is particularly relevant for health professionals with qualifications in the fields of health science, medical science, nursing, medicine, nutrition, paramedic science, Indigenous health or public health. It will also appeal to new graduates in these fields.

What will I study?

Refer to the course rule:

Entry requirements

Applicants must normally hold an approved undergraduate degree or an equivalent qualification from an approved tertiary institution.

The University may, under certain circumstances and subject to specific conditions, admit others who can show that they demonstrate the experience, knowledge and aptitude required to undertake the course. Please contact the University for further advice.

International students: Entry and English language requirements


Domestic students
Mid year entry: No
Applications: SATAC
Application closing dates:

Check SATAC.



International students
Mid year entry: No
Applications: How to apply
Application closing dates:

Semester 1 intake - 24 February 2014.

Semester 2 intake - three weeks prior to commencement of the semester (please ensure you allow time for your visa to be processed).


Annual fees

CourseDomestic studentsInternational students
Graduate Certificate in Global Point-of-Care Testing 

Place type: Full fee paying

2017: $12,537

2017: $12,200
2018: $13,250


  • Domestic student fees are indicative only. Further information: How are these fees calculated?
  • We accept international applications for programs commencing beyond the year advertised and tuition fees for these years will be higher. Please note that your tuition fees may be subject to an annual increase.