Palliative Care

A postgraduate program

Fast facts

Course type: Postgraduate (coursework)
Availability (full-time or part-time): Full-time | Part-time
Location: On campus | External | Online with some on campus intensives

Courses 

Course name: Graduate Certificate in Palliative Care
Duration (full-time equivalent): 6 months
SATAC code: 2GC099 (Commonwealth supported place) | 2GC599 (Full fee paying place)
CRICOS code: 072249A

Course name: Graduate Diploma in Palliative Care
Duration (full-time equivalent): 1 year
SATAC code: 2GD038 (Commonwealth supported place) | 2GD538 (Full fee paying place)
CRICOS code: 051998D

Course name: Master of Palliative Care
Duration (full-time equivalent): 1.5 years
SATAC code: 2CM050 (Commonwealth supported place) | 2CM550 (Full fee paying place)
CRICOS code: 024776J

Overview

Our postgraduate programs in Palliative Care provide professional development for practitioners from any related background who are working in palliative care.

Graduates are suitable for careers in areas ranging from rural and remote acute/community/aged care settings to palliative care units and hospice care.

What will I study?

Refer to the course rule:

Entry requirements

Applicants for the Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma normally must hold an approved undergraduate degree or equivalent. Applicants seeking direct entry to the Master of Palliative Care must normally also have at least two years' appropriate professional experience.

Students who have completed the Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma (or other qualifications deemed equivalent) receive credit when progressing to the Graduate Diploma or Masters.

International students: Entry and English language requirements

Applications

Domestic students
Mid year entry: Yes
Applications: SATAC
Application closing dates:

Check SATAC.

 

 

International students
Mid year entry: Yes
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 Palliative Care

Place type: Commonwealth supported

2014 - $4,258

 

Place type: Full fee paying

2014 - $9,000

2015 - $13,200
Graduate Diploma in Palliative Care

Place type: Commonwealth supported

2014 - $8,391

 

Place type: Full fee paying

2014 - $17,965

2015 - $26,400
Master of Palliative Care

Place type: Commonwealth supported

2014 - $8,518

 

Place type: Full fee paying

2014 - $18,375

2015 - $26,400

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.

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