Health Professional Education

Graduate certificate

Note Please note: This information is based on the 2015 course. We are in the process of updating for 2016, and the information will be available shortly.

Whether you want to get ahead in your career faster, or improve your knowledge, a Monash postgraduate degree can give you a distinct advantage.

At a glance

For students looking to begin study in 2016.

Course Details

Location(s): Multi-modal at Notting Hill: Part time
Duration: 1 year (part time)
Start date: February
Qualification: Graduate Certificate in Health Professional Education

Information about fees


This highly practical applied course is designed to meet the unique requirements of teachers working in health professional contexts. It is aimed at a broad cross-section of the health professions including medicine, nursing, psychology, paramedic studies, pharmacy, dietetics, physiotherapy, radiography, occupational therapy and speech pathology.

The course enables you to develop your teaching and supervision skills in both clinical and non-clinical environments, your course development techniques and expand your working knowledge of educational theory to underpin future practice.

You will be expected to explore and evaluate educational methods as well as teaching and assessment practices and principles. You will also be introduced to the principles of evidence-based educational practice.

Career opportunities

If you teach in a medical or health care setting and would like to improve your teaching, supervision and course development skills, the Graduate Certificate in Health Professional Education is for you. The course design is practically orientated and will assist you to apply theory and best evidence to you own unique educational role.

Speciality course

Entry Requirements

You need to satisfy the following entrance requirements to be considered for entry to this course.

Note Please note: This information is based on the 2015 course. We are in the process of updating for 2016, and the information will be available shortly.

Minimum entry requirements


Applicants must:

1. have a Bachelor Degree from any health related or education profession or have other qualifications and/or experience that the Faculty deems equivalent, and

2. be currently engaged, or will become engaged, in teaching or educational development in or of the health related disciplines.

English requirements

Applicants must also meet the English language requirements.

University entrance requirements

Minimum entrance requirements for admission to Monash University Australia.

Making the application

Future students

Semester one (February)

Applications for this course are made directly online to Monash.

This course is not available for Second Semester (July) entry.

For applications Direct to Monash

Apply directly to Monash with this course code: 3413

Self assess for credit eligibility

Check for study credit using the "Credit search" link on the Credit for prior study page


Fees are subject to change annually.

Full fee

Domestic fees are per 48 credit points which represents a standard full-time course load for a year.


Fee assistance

As a full fee-paying student, you may be eligible to apply for the optional FEE-HELP to assist you to pay all or part of your tuition fees.

Fee information specific to this course

The fee quoted is an annual fee based on 48 credit points of study. To calculate the fee for this 24 credit point degree, please halve the amount listed.


We offer over 200 types of scholarships, valued at up to $70,000. Some scholarships offer one-off payments while others continue for the length of your course. Learn more about Monash Scholarships.

Other fees

The Student Services and Amenities Fee applies to some students each calendar year.

For more information visit the faculty website