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Graduate Certificate in Palliative Care

6 months fulltime/1 year part-time (part-time study options available)
Parkville campus
Available to Domestic and International students

The 'Graduate Certificate in Palliative Care' is a formal award of the University of Melbourne comprising 50 points of training at Masters level, delivered as four standard 12.5 point subjects requiring 4-5 days of face to face teaching each.

The course aims to be the industry standard for working in specialist palliative care and is delivered by experts in their fields, drawn from multiple institutions around Victoria. The course explores the core concepts related to palliative care, including symptom management, communication skills, and evidence based practice, non-malignant palliative illnesses, psychosocial issues, the role of the family caregiver and approaches to bereavement.


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Fees

Domestic fee place

Indicative total course fee:
$11,560

Typical course fee for 2017:
$23,120/year

The typical course fee per year is calculated on the basis of one full-time year of study (1 EFTSL). If a course duration is less than one year, you will pay the indicative total course fee. Actual fees vary depending on the subjects you are taking. The University reviews fees annually. The indicative total course fee is based on typical subject enrolments, and includes an indexation of 5% per annum. More information about tuition fees.

Credit/Advanced standing

If you have completed post-secondary study, you may be eligible for credit/advanced standing towards your studies at the University. Find out more