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Looking to brush up on your professional knowledge, want to specialise in an area you're passionate about, or keen to boost your career opportunities? A postgraduate degree in Health could be right for you.

Study a postgraduate Health degree at Charles Darwin University and you'll develop your skills, knowledge and passion for helping others.

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Postgraduate Short Courses

In as little as 6 months, you can complete a Graduate Certificate to gain specialist knowledge in your field. Designed for working professionals who already hold an undergraduate degree, these fast and flexible qualifications can be studied 100% online. 

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  • #2 Australian university for postgraduate employment outcomes

    The Good Universities Guide 2024 ranks CDU as a leader for postgraduate employment outcomes

  • Join a community of more than 6,500 health and nursing students

    Studying with CDU online or on campus across Australia

  • 30 years' experience in distance and online education

    We have what it takes to support flexible study

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Why study a postgraduate degree in health?

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Postgraduate study allows you to specialise and gain a deeper understanding of your field, boost your earnings and promotion potential, explore a new interest, or formalise your work experience with a qualification for career progression.

Study your postgraduate health course with CDU, a leading university for health research and flexible study delivery. From public health, psychology and social work postgraduate courses all the way to our postgraduate in medicine program, we offer a wide range of graduate certificates, graduate diplomas and master's degrees. 

Our unique location in the Northern Territory also offers exploration of tropical, remote and Indigenous health alongside nationally significant healthcare issues. Choose CDU to study postgraduate health and connect to a career you care about. 

Online postgraduate courses in health

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We've been delivering postgraduate health degrees online for a long time, so we understand the importance of flexibility. 

You can complete most of our specialised postgraduate courses 100% online (excluding any required professional placements) and fit your learning around your current lifestyle. Choose to study online, on campus, part-time or full-time as it suits you.

However you choose to study your postgraduate health course at CDU, you'll have access to our online learning platform, Learnline. Powered by world-class technology, you can access your learning materials on any device, stream your lectures live or catch up after work, collaborate and connect with your classmates, and find academic and technical support whenever you need it. 

CDU's smaller class sizes offer more desirable staff-to-student ratios, with our online students receiving the same support as their on-campus peers.

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Elevate your career with postgraduate courses in health

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Whether your interest lies in midwifery, speech and language therapy, health services management, child and family health, pharmacy or more, elevate your career with a postgraduate health course at CDU.

Undertaking postgraduate study shows employers that you're dedicated to professional development, as well as demonstrating that you have sought-after workplace skills like critical thinking, research, collaboration and problem solving. 

In a field like healthcare where new research and innovation are constantly emerging, postgrad learning is ideal for staying up to date with best practice. It's also a pathway to higher employment rates and median salaries, and CDU graduates earn more

As a leading university for health research with a commitment to community and industry engagement, having a postgraduate health degree from CDU on your CV sets you apart from other candidates in a hiring situation. The connections you make while studying are also invaluable, widening your employment opportunities with a network of like-minded professionals in your field.

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    Take the next step in your career and apply for a postgraduate course at CDU.

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    Flexible study options

    Whatever your motivation is, we can guide you in the right direction. With on-campus, online, part-time and full-time study options, you'll have the flexibility and support to do it your way.

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