Graduate Diploma in Child and Family Health (Karitane)

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Child and Family Health at Western

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

In this course 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 course you may transfer into the Master of Child and Family Health (Karitane).

Course structure

Our course structure is outlined in our handbook. Here you can view all of the units (subjects) you will be studying.

Fees and delivery

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

For further information, please visit: Student Contribution Bands

Delivery: Online

This course is only available to domestic students.

Unfortunately, student visa holders are not eligible to study this degree.

Postgraduate Information Sessions

Advance your career or kick-start it in a new direction with Postgraduate study at Western.

Streaming live from May, we’ll be discussing course content, admission requirements and career outcomes.

Register now for our upcoming Postgraduate Nursing and Midwifery Information Session at 5pm on Tuesday, 15 June to explore where Postgraduate studies can take you.

 

 

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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 course (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 course 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 course past the normal finish date of the course 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 courses between campuses and other locations as necessary. Students should be aware of the possibility of change of location for the whole or part of courses for which they enrol and should plan for the need to travel between Western Sydney campuses.