Diabetes Management and Education

A postgraduate program

Fast facts

Course type: Postgraduate (coursework)
Availability (full-time or part-time): Full-time (N/A for the Graduate Certificate) l
Part-time
Location: On campus l External (N/A for the Graduate Certificate) | Online with on-campus components

Courses 

Course name: Graduate Certificate in Primary Health Care (Diabetes Management and Education)
Duration (full-time equivalent): 1 year (part-time only)
SATAC code:  2GC132 (Commonwealth supported place) | 2GC532 (Full fee paying place)
CRICOS code: Not available to international students

Course name: Graduate Diploma in Nursing (Diabetes Management and Education)
Duration (full-time equivalent): 1 year
SATAC code: 2GD104 (Commonwealth supported place) | 2GD504 (Full fee paying place)
CRICOS code: Not available to international students

Course name: Master of Nursing (Diabetes Management and Education)
Duration (full-time equivalent): 1.5 years
SATAC code: 2CM202 (Commonwealth supported place) | 2CM502 (Full fee paying place)
CRICOS code: Not available to international students

Overview

The Diabetes Management and Education specialisation aims to provide students with contemporary knowledge and skills required to effectively care for clients with diabetes mellitus and equip them to contribute to research in this area.

It comprises three theoretical topics and one practical topic involving 40 hours of clinical placement. The theoretical topics are conducted in a five-day block on campus.

Students are required to do professional experience placement (work experience) during their program of study. Certain statutory and other requirements must be met before any student is permitted to attend placement. Details of these requirements.  

What will I study? 

Refer to the course rule:

Entry requirements

Applicants for the Graduate Certificate must:

  • hold an approved degree or equivalent qualification
  • have a minimum of 1 year post-registration experience.

Applicants for the Graduate Diploma and Master of Nursing must meet the above requirements and be registered nurses.

All health professionals must hold a current registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency, or accredited within their discipline.

However, the Faculty Board may, under certain circumstances and subject to specific conditions, admit others who can show evidence of fitness for candidature.

Additional requirements

Students:

  • must make a self-declaration as to their fitness to practice and advise of any pre-existing illness or disability that may impair their ability to practice
  • will be required to undergo a police check before their clinical placements
  • must provide a completed and signed Professional Experience Placement (PEP) Support form (DOCX) before their clinical placements.

Immunisation and communicable diseases: requirements for clinical placements

This course includes clinical placements which aim to provide students with the practical experience required for the workplace. Students on placement have both an increased risk of most vaccine preventable diseases as well as the potential to transmit infections to susceptible patients. Students who are required to complete clinical placements as part of their course must therefore be immunised in accordance with the relevant State or Territory immunisation  standards (e.g. Health Immunisation for Health Care Workers in South Australia 2014 Policy Guideline)  and any additional private provider requirements as needed.

Further information about immunisation and other clinical placement requirements.

Applications

Domestic students
Mid year entry: Yes (N/A for the Graduate Certificate)
Applications: SATAC
Application closing dates:

Check SATAC.

 

 

International students
Mid year entry: Yes (N/A for the Graduate Certificate)
Applications: How to apply
Application closing dates: Semester 1 - 30 November of the year preceding admission
Semester 2 - 31 May of that year.

 

Annual fees

CourseDomestic studentsInternational students
Graduate Certificate in Primary Health Care (Diabetes Management and Education)

Place type: Commonwealth supported

2016: $3,128

 

Place type: Full fee paying

2016: $9,900

Not available to international students
Graduate Diploma in Nursing (Diabetes Management and Education)

Place type: Commonwealth supported

2016: $6,256

 

Place type: Full fee paying

2016: $19,800

Not available to international students
Master of Nursing (Diabetes Management and Education)

Place type: Commonwealth supported

2016: $6,256

 

Place type: Full fee paying

2016: $19,800
Not available to international students

Note:

  • Domestic student fees are indicative only. Further information: How are these fees calculated?
  • If the number of applicants for Commonwealth supported places exceeds the number of places available, eligible applicants will be ranked based on their Grade Point Average (GPA). Please refer to the Postgraduate EzyGuide for fee status information.
  • 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.