Graduate Diploma in Child and Family Health (Karitane)

Postgraduate Study

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Register now and join us online at 6pm on Wednesday 6 December for our postgraduate Nursing and Midwifery information session to find out where Postgrad study at Western can take you.

Child and Family Health at Western

Graduates of this program will be able to apply advanced nursing concepts and analysis to promote optimal health outcomes for children and families.

In this program you will study: Child and Family Health: Professional Practice and Frameworks; Child and Family Health Practice: Supporting Growth and Development; Clinical Practice: Infant and Child Nutrition and Feeding; Healthy Families and Communities;  Partnership in Practice; Perinatal Mental Health; Evidence Based Health Care; and one elective.

Upon successful completion of this program you may transfer into the Master of Child and Family Health (Karitane).

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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— 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, unless the total duration of the program is less than 80CP. 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.  

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