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    Graduate Diploma of Rural Generalist Practice
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    Graduate Diploma of Rural Generalist Practice

    James Cook University

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    Australia, Townsville

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    Key Facts

    Program Level

    Graduate Diploma

    Study Type

    Full Time

    Delivery

    Online

    Course Code

    117506

    Campuses

    Online

    Program Language

    English

    Start & Deadlines

    Next Intake DeadlinesFebruary-2025
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    Duration 1 year
    Tuition Fee
    AUD 39,280  / year
    Next Intake February-2025

    Graduate Diploma of Rural Generalist Practice

    About

    JCU’s Graduate Diploma of Rural Generalist Practice provides Allied Health professionals with a pathway for advancing their academic and clinical expertise in a wide range of community and clinical settings.

    Students can undertake a range of subjects that allow them to deliver rural and remote health services effectively and confidently in low resource settings. You will gain leadership, research and patient management skills in rural generalist professional practice to respond to diverse healthcare needs.

    For entry to this course, Australian practitioners need to have achieved a health-related Bachelor degree and have at least two years’ professional experience in one of the following Allied Health practice fields: Nutrition/Dietetics, Occupational Therapy, Pharmacy, Physiotherapy, Podiatry, Psychology, Radiography, Social Work or Speech Pathology.

    View the Handbook for a detailed overview of available subjects. The study planner also provides more information to assist in planning your enrolment in the Graduate Diploma of Rural Generalist Practice.

    Inherent requirements

    Inherent requirements are the identified abilities, attributes, skills, and behaviours that must be demonstrated, during the learning experience, to successfully complete a course. These abilities, attributes, skills, and behaviours preserve the academic integrity of the University’s learning, assessment, and accreditation processes, and where applicable, meet the standards of a profession.  For more information please review the inherent requirements for the Graduate Diploma of Rural Generalist Practice.

    This course provides a foundation of Information Technology and Information System skills for entrants with limited IT experience. It also provides opportunities for experienced Information Technology and Systems professionals to enhance and apply their skills within emerging technology driven growth areas.

    You will learn how to apply Information Systems and Technologies in meeting current business needs in a real-world environment by integrating theoretical learnings with the practical application and experiences learnt through working on projects with real clients.

    You will graduate with relevant practical experiences to help you hit the ground running into a successful and exciting career in your chosen field.

    MITS also provides an optional opportunity for high achieving students to qualify to participate in a research project, offering valuable experience for your future career, or potentially being the first step on your path to a PhD.

    Requirements

    Entry Requirements

    AQF Level 7 bachelor degree in a relevant health discipline completed more than two years prior to admission

    English language requirements

    Band 3a

    If your native language is not English, you must meet the minimum English language requirements for this course.

    English Program Requirements

    International students must attain an IELTS Academic with an average level of 7.5 or more, across the four components of listening, speaking, reading and writing; no score below level 7.0 in any of these components; and a score of 8.0 or more in the components of speaking and listening. Internationally schooled applicants may also be required to meet this requirement.

    English competency requirements may also be satisfied through completion of one of the following:

    • Bachelor degree or master degree from Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, the UK or the USA, or
    • Undergraduate degree taught in English from a South African University.

    Career

    JCU’s Graduate Diploma of Rural Generalist Practice provides Allied Health professionals with a pathway for advancing their academic and clinical expertise in a wide range of community and clinical settings.

    JCU Graduate Diploma of Rural Generalist Practice graduates are equipped with specialist, sought-after skills that allow them to work effectively in rural and remote communities.

    You could find employment in the allied health industry, particularly in rural, remote and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

    Graduates advance their careers as nutritionists/dieticians, occupational therapists, pharmacists, physiotherapists, podiatrists, psychologists, radiographers, social workers or speech pathologists.

    Fee Information

    +estimated annual tuition fee for a full-time study load


    Plus Student Services and Amenities fee
    Scholarships and financial aid available if eligible

    Tuition Fee

    AUD 39,280 

    How to Apply

    STEP 1: Choose and research your course

    STEP 2: Prepare your documents

    STEP 3: Lodge your application

    STEP 4: Accept your offer

    James Cook University

    Graduate Diploma of Rural Generalist Practice

    James Cook University

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    Townsville

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