Graduate Diploma in Child Health

Postgraduate Study


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Child Health at Western

Students of the Graduate Diploma of Child Health will gain skills, knowledge and confidence to identify, assess and manage common paediatric issues. Students will evaluate how social determinants can impact the care for children and make great impact in their role in advocating for paediatric patients.

Completing this program will provide students with a stronger foundation in paediatric experience to support their daily practice in local regions. Every aspect of the program is designed, developed and assessed by experienced academics and experts form Western Sydney University and the Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network. Students will be provided the opportunity to take part in extracurricular activities to help build skills and establish connections with the community.

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: $6,000*

Delivery: Online

This program is offered fully online and is only available to international students who are not on a student visa.



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"WS offered the subjects I wanted to study and the reputation of some of the lecturers was hugely attractive to me. The assistance from the program coordinator at the time was also extremely helpful."

— Peter Shine. Graduate Diploma in Public Health

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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.  

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