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James Cook University (JCU)

  • 28% international / 72% domestic

Graduate Diploma of Health Professional Education

  • Graduate Diploma

Gain a valued qualification from a leading university in rural and remote health in Australia and the wider Asia-Pacific region. This course is for health professionals who aspire to work in a lead role in health education and research.

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Diploma
Duration
2 years part-time
Course Code
107006
Study Mode
Online
Intake Months
Feb, Jul
Domestic Fees
$25,760 per year
International Fees
$32,280 per year

About this course

Gain a valued qualification from a leading university in rural and remote health in Australia and the wider Asia-Pacific region. This course is for health professionals who aspire to work in a lead role in health education and research.

Entry requirements

AHPRA registration as a health professional; or AQF level 7 bachelor degree in a relevant discipline plus 2 years relevant experience; or equivalent

Study locations

Online

Career pathways

Graduates from JCU's Graduate Diploma of Health Professional Education (HPE) are equipped with specialist educator skills that are applicable to a wide range of clinical and healthcare settings.

HPE is applicable to a range of healthcare settings. Graduates pursue careers in private and public hospitals, tertiary, rural and remote health services, and in community settings and clinics.

Graduates find work as educators in medicine, nursing, dentistry and all allied health professions. You could find employment as a clinical educator, supervisor or preceptor for health students.

On completion of the Graduate Diploma in Health Professional Education you may choose to go on to study the Master of Health Professional Education.

Graduates find work as educators in medicine, nursing, dentistry and allied health.

How to apply

Complete an online application through our Online Application Portal.

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Health Services & Support courses at James Cook University (JCU).
87.4%
Overall satisfaction
74.8%
Skill scale
74.8%
Teaching scale
93.4%
Employed full-time
$110.4k
Average salary