Available to:
Domestic students only.
  • Online

1 year part-time.


The Graduate Certificate in Clinical Education offers students a foundation for facilitating clinical learning in the health care workplace. The course will provide students with the knowledge and skills to plan, implement and evaluate programs and to overcome challenges in facilitating learning in dynamic health care workplace settings.

Course duration

1 year part-time.

Campus availability and study mode

Campus availability

  • Online

Study mode definitions

Attendance: Face-to-face and/or via video conference, at an ACU campus or another location.

Multi-mode: A combination of Online and Attendance (including examinations, practicums, residentials, etc.).

Online: Fully online (including assessments).

Deferment, credit points & course units


No deferment available.

Credit Points


Course Units (Subjects)

Schedule of Unit Offerings

Start dates

  • Semester 1 - February
  • Semester 2 - To be advised

Course costs

  • Average first year fee: $9368 Fee-Paying (indicative only)

Important Note on Fees

All costs are calculated using current rates and are based on a full-time study load of 40 credit points (normally 4 units) per semester.

A student’s annual fee may vary in accordance with:

  • the number of units studied per semester;
  • the choice of major or specialisation; and
  • elective units.

The University reviews fees annually.

A 10% rebate on fees will be offered to domestic ACU graduates (from any faculty) enrolling in full fee-paying postgraduate studies in the Faculty of Health Sciences to commence studying in 2015 and until further notice. Conditions apply.

Essential requirements for admission

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

To be eligible for admission to the Graduate Certificate in Clinical Education, an applicant must have completed a Bachelor degree in a health discipline or equivalent.

Applying for admission

Direct Applications

Career paths

Graduates may seek employment in government and private health care and education facilities in education, research and health promotion.

English language requirements

Academic IELTS with an overall score of 6.5 (with minimum scores of 6.0 in all tests).

See English language proficiency (Schedule 2) for details.

Pathways to further study

Graduates can progress to a Graduate Diploma in Clinical Education or Master of Clinical Education.

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