Graduate Certificate in Child and Family Health (Karitane)

Postgraduate Study


Reach new heights and apply for postgraduate study. Applications are open to start in 2023.

Child and Family Health at Western

If you’re looking to further your career in nursing, take a closer look at Western. We are the top Nursing School in Australia, and fourth in the world for Nursing by the Centre for World University Rankings. This innovative and professional program provides Registered Nurses and Registered Midwives with the theoretical knowledge and skills to work in a variety of clinical settings.

Emerge with the ability to apply advanced nursing concepts and analysis, and promote optimal health outcomes for children and families. When you graduate, you can also choose to transfer into the Graduate Diploma in Child & Family Health (Karitane).

And because advancing your career shouldn’t mean putting it on hold to study, this program is offered online. So, you can learn where and when it suits you.

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



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"The teaching staff and other available resources will help you achieve your best results and prepare you for employment."

— Nicholas Knithakis. Bachelor of Nursing.

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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.