Postgraduate

Graduate Certificate in Sleep Science

Build your knowledge and skills in the field of sleep science by completing a Graduate Certificate in Sleep Science.

Careers and further study

Take your studies to a new level and discover what career opportunities lie ahead.

Career Pathways

This course will equip you with the skills, knowledge and experience to undertake a career in sleep science and related areas.
This course will equip you with the skills, knowledge and experience to undertake a career in sleep science and related areas.
This course could lead to these

Career Opportunities

Further Study

Students with the Graduate Certificate in Sleep Science may choose to pursue further studies in the Graduate Diploma in Sleep Science.
Students with the Graduate Certificate in Sleep Science may choose to pursue further studies in the Graduate Diploma in Sleep Science.

Fees and scholarships

Learn more about the fees that apply to you for this course. For fee type definitions and further assistance, see the Fee Calculator Help page. You can also search our database for scholarships that are relevant to you or this course.

Domestic Fees

Postgraduate - fee paying students

The Annual Fee is an estimate only based on a standard annual study load of 48 points.


For Commonwealth Supported Places, student contribution amounts are charged by unit. For an accurate fee estimate, go to the Fee Calculator and select “I want to price my units”.

For Full Fee Paying places, students are charged an annual course fee. Visit the Fee Calculator and select your course to see the annual and total course fees.

Course Credit Points
24
Total Course Fee - 2020
$9,700.00

Scholarships

Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.

Cost of living

There are a few things to consider before applying to study at university. One could be your cost of living. This can depend on factors such as lifestyle, accommodation, tuition fees, medical insurance, textbooks and more. For an indication of expenses and average costs, see our Cost of living page.

Admission requirements

If you’re interested in furthering your career by studying this postgraduate degree, find out the admission details below.

Admission Requirements

(1) To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—
(a) a Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Biomedical Science, Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA;
and
(b) the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 50 per cent;
and
(c) successfully completed prior studies at a tertiary level in either anatomy and human biology, biomedical science, medicine, or health science; or in a related cognate discipline, as recognised by UWA
(2) Applicants must have a current National Police Certificate of no more than 12 months old, or equivalent certification, indicating no criminal conviction.
(3) Applicants with at least eight years of relevant documented professional experience with demonstrated competencies in a health-related field, as assessed by UWA, may be admitted.

Ranking and Selection Process

Where relevant, admission will be awarded to the highest ranked applicants or applicants selected based on the relevant requirements.

English competency

English is the language of instruction and assessment at UWA and you will need to meet the English language requirements of the University to be eligible for a place.

How to apply

Ready to apply for this postgraduate course? Follow the steps and you’ll be on your way to joining us at UWA.

Course details

The Graduate Certificate in Sleep Science provides you with core competencies to be a sleep technologist including an understanding of the history of sleep, its fundamental physiology and neurobiology, and the various technologies that sleep is monitored and interpreted.

About the course

You are provided with basic skills in sleep technology including equipment calibration, setup of patients for sleep studies, maintenance and signal recognition, scoring normal and abnormal sleep patterns and application of common therapies for obstructive sleep apnea.
Graduate Certificate in Sleep Science

Quick details

Status
  • Not available in 2020
Locations
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • On-campus
  • Online
Starting dates
  • Non-standard teaching periods at the beginning of the year and mid-year (mid-year intake for part-time study only)
Weekly contact time
  • For information regarding course contact hours and requirements refer to relevant details in the UWA Handbook.
Level of study
  • Postgraduate
Course Code
  • 51210
  • This course is not available to international student visa holders
Graduate Certificate in Sleep Science
Status
  • Not available in 2020
Locations
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • On-campus
  • Online
Starting dates
  • Non-standard teaching periods at the beginning of the year and mid-year (mid-year intake for part-time study only)
Weekly contact time
  • For information regarding course contact hours and requirements refer to relevant details in the UWA Handbook.
Level of study
  • Postgraduate
Course Code
  • 51210
  • This course is not available to international student visa holders
Full time/part time duration
  • 1 semester
Degrees course is available in
  • Graduate Certificate in Sleep Science

Course structure

Postgraduate coursework degrees and combined (coursework and research) degrees comprise a number of units. Refer to the course structure for more information.

Facilities & equipment

Centre for Sleep Science

School of Human Sciences

The School of Human Sciences applies a broad, interdisciplinary approach to understanding human function and how it adapts to change and challenges.