Graduate Certificate in Remote Health Practice
Centre for Remote Health
The Graduate Certificate in Remote Health Practice aims to meet the higher education needs of health professionals who work in remote areas and supports the transition to remote practice for those who have an interest in joining the remote health workforce.  The course develops the speciality of remote, isolated and Indigenous health in Australia.

This Award is offered by Flinders University and consists of 4 topics (18 units), usually undertaken over 2 Semesters (12 months) on an external basis. Some topics have an Intensive Workshop component held in Alice Springs.

The course articulates with the Graduate Diploma in Remote Health Practice and the Master of Remote and Indigenous Health and the sequentially developed topics allow progression through the three awards.

How to Apply
Applications for the Remote Health Practice Program are made through the South Australian Tertiary Admissions Centre (SATAC) website:

Study Program
All students study 2 core topics:
  • Context of Remote and Indigenous Health (4.5 units)
  • Remote and Indigenous Primary Health Care (4.5 units)

The remaining 2 topics are electives offered from various specialty streams

Ageing and Disability
Allied Health
Remote Child Protection

Further Information
Detailed information on the program of study, topic descriptions and entry requirements can be found on the Flinders University website:

To discuss your study options contact:
(08) 8951 4700
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Alice Springs Campus Location

Flinders University

Charles Darwin University