Focus on learning research methods for health and social practice and apply them in an area of your choice.

Programme outline

The Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Practice provides health and social practice professionals a new model of higher level study to advance their knowledge and skills, thereby enhancing their practice and career progression. The curriculum design and programme structure supports students to engage in inter-professional learning at postgraduate level to advance and broaden their professional practice.

This programme will enable you to gain specialised knowledge and leadership skills to work effectively in inter-professional teams for the provision of quality services to diverse people and communities. Successful graduates may also gain credits towards Master’s studies.​

More details about this qualification

The Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Practice is a 120 credit programme where students complete two compulsory courses and a further 60 credits from the electives below.​

Compulsory Level 8 credits
  • Research Methods for Health and Social Practice
Choose 60 credits from the below electives
  • Advancing Professional Practice
  • Clinical Topic
  • Diversity in Professional Practice
  • Professional Leadership Practice
  • Special Topic I
  • Special Topic II 
Documents and other details

Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Practice Course Selection Sheet

Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Practice Course Outline

Entry requirements

Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.

International Students:

Must meet domestic entry requirements and also have IELTS 7.0 (Academic) overall with no band below 6.5, or equivalent.

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