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Graduate Certificate in Health Research

University of Canberra
1 semester
Full time/part time
Graduate diploma / certificate
On campus
Canberra
English
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About this program

Explore the Science Behind Health Research

If you’re an experienced health professional or health policy advisor considering further study into health research; or unable to commit to full-time study - then the Graduate Certificate in Health Research offers the freedom and flexibility to explore multiple areas in Health Research on a full time or part-time basis.

This course covers epidemiology, research planning, how to perform statistical analyses and to understand the qualitative and quantitative aspects of the research process.

As part of this course, you’ll also learn industry methodologies as well as using ethical and economic considerations for research and acquire crucial technical writing skills. 

This course also offers a direct pathway for those looking at gaining a Ph.D. in Health.

Study a Graduate Certificate in Health Research at UC and you will:

 build on your relevant undergraduate degree with enhanced research skills
 develop knowledge of how to progress an idea to the stage of a research project
 be competent in developing an answerable research question, planning and developing a research proposal and performing appropriate statistical analyses
 have the necessary skills and qualifications to participate in clinical research.

Work Integrated Learning

WIL is a significant component of the UC learning experience; however, this course differs as it offers working students the unique opportunity to use health-related issues from their current work environment, as potential study and research subjects from which to gain valuable knowledge and insights.

Career opportunities

A Graduate Certificate in Health Research can lead to a range of career and research opportunities in health or health-related fields such as:

  • Research Assistant
  • Research Associate
  • Clinical Researcher

Completion of this course also offers a pathway into a Ph.D. in Health, through further study.

Course-specific information

This is an approved and accredited course and as such students must have a degree in a health-related field, or the equivalent as approved by the University.

Admission requirements

For more information about this program, please contact the school directly.

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The University of Canberra is ranked in the top 4% of universities worldwide and within the top 100 young universities. A friendly, multicultural environment and a focus on work-integrated learning, university of Canberra graduates excel internationally, with over 70,000 graduates working in...


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