Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Graduate Certificate in Rural and Remote Medicine


How to apply

Domestic students

Please complete the application form

International students

Information for International students

In addition to the attachments required in the application form applicants who are not graduates of this University must submit an original transcript or certified copy of their academic record for all tertiary qualifications to date.


Key information

  • 24 credit points
  • 1 semester full time, 1 year part time
  • Course code: 90220
  • Intake periods: February and July

Important dates


Semester 1 2010: December 11


Semester 1 2010: February 22

The Graduate Certificate in Rural and Remote Medicine is a broad-based degree for those wishing to pursue a career in teaching or research focused on rural and remote medicine.

Rural and remote medicine is a generalist discipline. The range of research topics is very wide, from large-scale epidemiological studies to educational and qualitative or clinical studies.

Course outline

The Graduate Certificate in Rural and Remote Medicine consists of:

and two of:

Admission requirements

Entry to the Graduate Certificate requires:

  • qualifications equivalent to a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
  • plus either completion of fellowship training in the appropriate specialist college or enrolment in such training.

English Language Competence

All UWA coursework programs have a minimum level of English language competence necessary, for both Domestic and International students.

Course enquiries

Senior Lecturer, Medical Education
Dr Denese Playford

Telephone: (+61 8) 9346 7421
Email: denese.playford@uwa.edu.au