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Graduate Diploma in Healthcare Innovations

Program overview

As the healthcare landscape changes and challenges the way we engage with healthcare services, so too does the need to upskill and prepare ourselves to implement improvements and lead evidence-informed innovations. 

Bond’s Graduate Diploma in Healthcare Innovations will deepen your knowledge of health systems, evidence-based practice, and organisational behaviour. 

Graduate with design thinking and problem-solving strategies required to lead, educate, and influence colleagues and healthcare users towards improving and innovating healthcare practice.

Designed to work around your professional and personal schedules, Bond’s Graduate Diploma can be completed in just eight months (full-time) or over multiple semesters (part-time).

Program code: CC-63056

CRICOS code: 099579E

Program overview

As the healthcare landscape changes and challenges the way we engage with healthcare services, so too does the need to upskill and prepare ourselves to implement improvements and lead evidence-informed innovations. 

Bond’s Graduate Diploma in Healthcare Innovations will deepen your knowledge of health systems, evidence-based practice, and organisational behaviour. 

Graduate with design thinking and problem-solving strategies required to lead, educate, and influence colleagues and healthcare users towards improving and innovating healthcare practice.

Designed to work around your professional and personal schedules, Bond’s Graduate Diploma can be completed in just eight months (full-time) or over multiple semesters (part-time).

Program code: CC-63056

CRICOS code: 099579E

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Healthcare Innovations: How innovation is transforming the healthcare sector

About this program

The Graduate Diploma in Healthcare Innovations will deepen professionals’ knowledge of health systems, evidence-based practice, and organisational behaviour. Professionals will learn to use design thinking and problem-solving strategies to lead, educate and influence colleagues and healthcare users toward improving and innovating healthcare practice.

The Graduate Diploma can be completed in eight months full-time, or over multiple semesters part-time. Six core subjects must be completed, and two elective subjects chosen.  

After completing this program, transition into the Master’s program may be available by applying for credit for prior study.

Program specific scholarship

Healthcare Innovations Education Grant

An Education Grant is available to new and continuing Healthcare Innovations students in 2022 and 2023. The Grant provides a 20% reduction in tuition fees to eligible students. 

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What you'll be studying

  • Semester 1

    You’ll develop the skills to find, critically appraise and apply research evidence to populations, communities, and individuals. You’ll gain a deeper understanding of Australia’s health system, will be facilitated to evaluate, and benchmark health systems and practices and consider ways to promote equitable systems. Finally, you’ll learn how to understand, predict, and influence behaviour in organisations using insights gained from theory, empirical research, and sharing practical experiences.

Program features

  • Degree flexibility

    The Graduate Diploma in Healthcare Innovations provides you with the option to complete the program eight months (full-time) or over multiple semesters (part-time). Course material is offered using blended learning approaches from face-to-face workshops to self-paced online modules, so your studies can fit seamlessly into your professional and personal schedules.

  • A degree unique to you

    Tailor your degree to further expand your knowledge and skills in an area of interest by selecting two elective subjects covering a range of topics.

  • Your master's pathway

    Upon completion of the program, you will be well-placed to progress to further studies via Bond’s Master of Healthcare Innovations, receiving full credit for the subjects studied in this program.

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Hear from our Bondies

  • This suite of programs that we’ve provided in Healthcare Innovations is a great professional development opportunity for existing healthcare workers, who want to combine an understanding of management and research to improve current practice. This gives them an opportunity to investigate their own local workplaces, and to plan to improve and evaluate change. Graduates will be able to navigate the research evidence, lead within complex systems and actually design and implement improvements. 

    Professor Sharon Mickan - Head of Healthcare Innovations
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Hear from our Bondies

  • This suite of programs that we’ve provided in Healthcare Innovations is a great professional development opportunity for existing healthcare workers, who want to combine an understanding of management and research to improve current practice. This gives them an opportunity to investigate their own local workplaces, and to plan to improve and evaluate change. Graduates will be able to navigate the research evidence, lead within complex systems and actually design and implement improvements. 

    Professor Sharon Mickan - Head of Healthcare Innovations
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