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Bring about sustainable models of care within the health system using evidence based practice

The September semester for this program will be delivered in a multi-modal format, with classes designed to support and engage all learners. Whether they’re on campus or abroad, all students will be able to access Bond’s exceptional and personalised learning experience through dynamic and interactive lectures, tutorials, seminars, workshops and lab sessions.  

Bond University’s Graduate Certificate in Evidence Based Practice is specifically designed for health professionals from all medical, nursing and allied health disciplines, health administrators, academics and others interested in how to apply evidence based practice in health care.

Key features

  • Can only be completed over one year (part-time)
  • Intensive workshops taught by global leaders in Evidence Based Practice

About the program

The Graduate Certificate in Evidence Based Practice will transform the way professionals interpret and keep up to date with the growing volume of research evidence. It will deepen professionals’ ability to critically read and translate published research in order to sustain high quality practice and inform improvements where appropriate. Show more

The Graduate Certificate in Evidence Based Practice will transform the way professionals interpret and keep up to date with the growing volume of research evidence. It will deepen professionals’ ability to critically read and translate published research in order to sustain high quality practice and inform improvements where appropriate. It will also provide an understanding of research methodologies for students considering research higher degrees. The Graduate Certificate can be completed in eight to eighteen months part time. Three core subjects must be completed, and one elective subject chosen. Show less

ModeOn Campus and Remote
Due to current travel restrictions, this program will temporarily be delivered using a mixture of on-campus, remote and multi-modal classes to support and engage all students, from all parts of the world.
Duration4 semesters (1 year 4 months)
Starting semesters
  • September 2020
  • January 2021
  • May 2021
  • September 2021
  • January 2022
  • May 2022
  • September 2022
  • January 2023
  • May 2023
  • September 2023
Program typePostgraduate Certificate
Study areaHealth Sciences, Medicine
Program codeCC-63054
CRICOS codeThis program is not available to international students who intend to apply for a student visa.
Credit for prior studyFor more details on applying for credit, please contact the Student Business Centre: [email protected]

The Graduate Certificate in Evidence Based Practice consists of three core subjects and one elective subject.

Students must complete the following required subjects:

Required subjects: 

Plus one elective subject:

The below fees are based on the total cost, fees may vary based on which subjects are selected and the number of subjects enrolled in for each semester.

  • 2020 fees: $20,280
  • 2021 fees: $21,000

Price may vary depending on elective discipline choice.

When considering the fees associated with your studies, keep in mind that Bond’s accelerated schedule means you can finish your degree sooner and be out in the workforce up to a year earlier than if you went to another university.

This time saving also represents a substantial reduction in accommodation and living costs, plus a full year of extra earnings.

Find out your financing options and other costs to consider.

Academic entry requirements

Entry into the Graduate Certificate requires the following:

  • A minimum Bachelor level degree in Health or a related program with a minimum GPA of 1/4 (equivalent to 4/7), or
  • A minimum Bachelor level degree in a non-health related area with a minimum GPA of 1/4 (equivalent to 4/7) plus 3 years relevant work experience

For more information regarding eligibility, domestic students please contact 1800 074 074 and international students contact +61 7 5595 1024 for further details.

English language proficiency requirements

As tuition is delivered in English, all students will be required to provide documented evidence of the required level of proficiency in the English language. Read more detailed information on English language proficiency requirements for university study.

Credit for prior study

Subject credits may be awarded for previous studies. To apply for credits, you will need to submit academic transcripts including detailed subject outlines/course descriptions for each relevant subject and/or certified copies of testamurs to the Office of Future Students. Please refer to how to apply for credit for more information

Key dates

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How to apply

In order to apply for study at Bond University, you will need to complete the online application form. To find out more about the application process please refer to how to apply.

Future outcomes

The program will produce graduates who will use evidence based research to innovate, influence, translate information and technology and bring about the positive change required in the health system to meet the healthcare needs of the 21st century.

The degree will provide graduates with the ability to:

  • Appraise and apply evidence relevant to the population, community and individual health care needs to independently evaluate the worth of newly proposed health policy and clinical management options
  • Translate effective research into health-related practice and policy to improve health outcomes
  • Apply a range of different study designs and appraise their contribution to the strength of evidence in a field.
 

The Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine offers students 3 pathway degrees as study options that lead into the Master of Healthcare Innovations. These degrees can also be studied individually and cover a range of different areas that may suit individual needs. For more detail on each degree, please click the links below or submit an enquiry to discuss the best study option for you.  

Graduate Certificate in Health Systems
The Graduate Certificate is four months full time, or equivalent part time. Students will study (HPER71-110) Health Systems: Australia and International, plus one core subject and two electives of their choosing. The Graduate Certificate is designed to build on healthcare knowledge and develop a sound understanding of Australia’s health systems. 

Graduate Certificate in Evidence Based Practice (Available to Domestic students only)
The Graduate Certificate is eight months full time, or equivalent part time. Students will study three Evidence Based Practice subjects plus one elective of their choosing. The Graduate Certificate aims to develop a diverse cohort of problem solvers who can apply their knowledge of evidence-based practice to the health workforce and healthcare, to bring about sustainable models of care within the health system. 

Graduate Diploma in Healthcare Innovations
The Graduate Diploma is eight months full time, or equivalent part time. Students will complete 8 subjects inclusive of six required and two electives of their choosing. The Graduate Diploma in Healthcare Innovations is designed for health professionals interested in leading the required change in the health care system through innovation.

Students may wish to study the above programs and transition into the Masters program, at which time they may wish to apply for credit for prior study.

Enquire about the Graduate Certificate in Evidence Based Practice