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

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

Bond University’s Graduate Certificate in Evidence Based Practice is specifically designed for healthcare professionals interested in how to apply research evidence in healthcare practice. It aims to support clinicians to interpret and keep up to date with the growing volume of research evidence to maintain high quality practice and inform improvements where appropriate. Show more

Bond University’s Graduate Certificate in Evidence Based Practice is specifically designed for healthcare professionals interested in how to apply research evidence in healthcare practice. It aims to support clinicians to interpret and keep up to date with the growing volume of research evidence to maintain high quality practice and inform improvements where appropriate. It will also provide an understanding of research methodologies for students considering research higher degrees.  This Graduate Certificate is available part-time and consists of both core and elective subjects.

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ModeOn Campus
Duration2 semesters (8 months)
Starting semesters
  • January 2020
  • January 2021
  • January 2022
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 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 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.

  • 2019 fees: $19,560
  • 2020 fees: $20,280

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.

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