Graduate Certificate in Applied Clinical Health Research

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Applied Clinical Research at Western

In this program you will gain knowledge and understanding in all  aspects of the research process involving human participants. Through searching and critiquing the literature, and formulating a full research proposal, you will complete a Human Research Ethics Application (HREA), demonstrating your knowledge and skills to conceptualise and conduct a research project in a clinical setting.

Successful completion of this program provides an articulation pathway into higher level research degrees offered at Western. Students who successfully complete this program may transfer into the Graduate Diploma in Primary Health Care.

Program structure

Our program structure is outlined in our handbook. Here you can view all of the subjects you will be studying.

Fees and delivery

Fees: Varies depending on subjects selected. View available subjects in our handbook

For further information, please visit: Student Contribution Bands

Delivery: Online

This program is only available to domestic students. Unfortunately, student visa holders are not eligible to study this degree.



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*The tuition fees quoted above are the fees for the normal full-time study load of the program (80 credit points) per annum. International students will be subject to a variable fee regime; i.e. enrolled students will be required to pay fees during their program based on the approved fee for each calendar year. Fee changes (if any) will occur at 1 January each calendar year. Students who extend their program past the normal finish date of the program will be required to pay additional fees based on the prevailing fee level. Western Sydney University is a multi-campus institution. The University reserves the right to alter the location of its programs between campuses and other locations as necessary. Students should be aware of the possibility of change of location for the whole or part of programs for which they enrol and should plan for the need to travel between Western Sydney campuses.