Postgraduate

Graduate Diploma in Neonatology

Building on your existing neonatology qualifications or start your academic career in the field.

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Address

Student Central

The University of Western Australia (M355), 35 Stirling Highway, Perth, Western Australia 6009

Telephone

131 UWA (131 892)

International

(+61 8) 6488 1000

Hours

8.30am - 5pm AWST, Monday - Friday

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Build on your existing qualifications as a neonatologist or pursue an academic career in neonatology.
Build on your existing qualifications as a neonatologist or pursue an academic career in neonatology.

Further Study

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Fees and scholarships

Learn more about the fees that apply to you for this course.

Domestic Student Fees

Indicative annual course fee
2024
Full-Fee Paying Place $27,200.00

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

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International Student Fees

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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

To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—
(a) a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA;
and
(b) at least two years of professional experience and evidence of the following:
(i) awareness of contemporary issues in neonatology; and
(ii) basic competence in paediatrics professional learning; and
(iii) experience in leading and managing others; and
(iv) engagement in ongoing professional learning;
and
(c)(i) a current enrolment in the advanced neonatal training program through the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP); or
(ii) a qualification as a neonatologist through the RACP, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; or
(iii) a qualification as a medical practitioner and a desire for an academic career in neonatology.

Ranking and Selection Process

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

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.

Minimum overall IELTS score of 6.5, with no band less than 6.0.


ADMISSION REQUIREMENT

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Course details

Gain comprehensive knowledge of diseases of preterm and term infants including the underlying physiology and management of these diseases.

About the course

This is a 24-point course, involving two core units and two elective units which are taught at King Edward Memorial, Princess Margaret and Fiona Stanley Hospitals.
Graduate Diploma in Neonatology

Quick details

Status
  • Available 2017
Locations
Attendance
Delivery
Starting dates
  • Semester 1
Weekly contact time
  • The estimated time commitment for a standard full-time enrolment is approximately 46 hours per week (over 13 weeks) which includes contact hours, personal study and examinations.
Level of study
  • Postgraduate
Course Code
  • 91380
CRICOS code
  • 913801
Graduate Diploma in Neonatology
Status
  • Available 2017
Locations
Attendance
Delivery
Starting dates
  • Semester 1
Weekly contact time
  • The estimated time commitment for a standard full-time enrolment is approximately 46 hours per week (over 13 weeks) which includes contact hours, personal study and examinations.
Level of study
  • Postgraduate
Course Code
  • 91380
CRICOS code
  • 913801
Full time/part time duration
  • 1 year

Course structure

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