Griffith University

Graduate Certificate in Academic Health Practice

Griffith University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00233E

Designed for health care practitioners with working commitments, this program will develop the additional capabilities needed to practice effectively in academic health care settings such as a university hospital or academically-affiliated community care service. It provides an introduction to the core areas of academic health practice: the education of learners in the workplace, health research and leadership in health care settings. Offered only in part-time mode, you'll study three online courses, one each trimester plus a face-to-face course at a local clinical site across the whole year. This will enable you to apply your new understandings to the issues you face in your own practice. You'll receive a strong introduction to postgraduate learning, forming a sound basis for further study in one or more of the areas of academic health practice.


  • Elements of Academic Health Practice
  • Foundations of Research Inquiry
  • Leadership in Management for Health Services
  • Workplace Learning

Standard entry requirements

Related Bachelor degree or higherRelevant work experience


Griffith University grants credit and recognition of prior learning which may relate to prior formal learning or prior informal and non-formal learning. For more information, please visit the following website: Credit transfer Griffith's innovative Credit Precedent Database allows you to find out what credit decisions have been made in the past. These precedents will give you an idea of what you can expect. View credit precedents for this program

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Gold Coast Campus International: $11,250 No
  • Part-time : 1 year

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