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Studying this Graduate Certificate in International Health program through Open Universities Australia will give you the skills and training to launch a new and exciting career in international health.
You will develop a strong understanding of the challenges and concerns in health currently facing the international community. With the extensive skills and knowledge you develop in this course, you will have the training to help find solutions to pressing issues in international healthcare.
In this program you will gain knowledge and education in international health and primary health care, maternal and child health in developing countries, international nutrition, sexually transmissible infections and HIV.
Applicants require an undergraduate degree or equivalent from a recognised tertiary institution. The course is open to students from multidisciplinary backgrounds, but those with experience in health sciences (nursing, public health, psychology, health promotion etc), social sciences, anthropology, sociology or social work are preferred.
Work Experience Entry may be granted to applicants who do not have an academic qualification, but have significant professional work experience in the health industry.
In this Graduate Certificate in International Health program, the subjects you will study include:
Open Universities courses are offered in specific study intakes every year, known as Study Periods or Sessions. This means more flexibility as you can choose when to start studying. If you are studying undergraduate units you can start at the beginning of any of the four Study Periods each year, each lasting 13 weeks. Most postgraduate courses are offered in three Sessions per year, with each Session lasting 14 weeks. Exams are usually held in the week following the end of each Study Period or Session.
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Upon completion of this course, you will have the knowledge and skills to plan, manage and deliver appropriate and effective health programs in an international context.
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If you are an Australian citizen you may be eligible to receive Abstudy/Austudy, Youth Allowance, FEE-HELP, HECS-HELP or scholarships.
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This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP government loan schemes. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
Want more information about the career benefits of this course?
Fill out the enquiry form to the right and a study consultant will contact you with the details you need.