Credit points


Minimum duration

1 year full-time or equivalent part-time.

Approved locations

  • Online
  • Other


Nationally, Online

EFTSL value of units : All 10 cp units in this course have an EFTSL value of 0.125. Units with a cp value of a multiple of 10 have corresponding EFTSL values.

Admission requirements

An applicant must also comply with the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy.

To be eligible for admission to the Graduate Diploma in Health Professional Education, an application must:

  1. have completed either a Bachelor degree in a health discipline or equivalent; OR
  2. have completed the Graduate Certificate in Clinical Education or Graduate Certificate in Health Professional Education; AND
  3. have completed at least one year of clinical or work experience prior to admission.

Completion requirements

To qualify for the degree of Graduate Diploma in Health Professional Education, a student must complete 80 cp from the Schedule of Unit Offerings, consisting of:

  1. 80 cp from Health Professional Education Units (Part A).

Exit points

A student who has completed the following requirements from the specialisations in the Schedule of Unit Offerings may exit with the relevant award:

a. Graduate Certificate in Health Professional Education: 40 cp from Health Professional Education units

Progression requirements

Students are required to follow the pattern of unit enrolment set out in the relevant Course Enrolment Guide, unless otherwise approved by the Course Coordinator. In all aspects of progress through the course, students will be advised by the Course Coordinator.

Part A : Health Professional Education Units

Complete exactly 80 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
HLSC604Quality and Safety in Health Care10
HLSC605Leadership in Health Care10
HLSC608Theoretical Foundations of Health Professional Education10
HLSC609Facilitating Learning in Health Professional Settings10
HLSC640Interpreting Health Research10
HLSC664Curriculum Design, Assessment and Evaluation in Health Professional Education10
HLSC665Contemporary Teaching for Health Professional Education10
PHIL623Healthcare Ethics: Principles in Practice10

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