In a nutshell
If you are currently a nurse or a midwife, and would like to boost your career by moving into child and family focused care and evidence-informed policy, then this Graduate Certificate in Child and Family Health from UTS Online could be the ideal qualification for you.
This contemporary course will teach you all the family and child care essentials, and by the end of the course you will be able to confidently and competently provide high-quality, interdisciplinary and equitable care by working in partnership with families and caregivers. You will study crucial topics such as theoretical and practical foundations of child and family health, family and community health in practice as well as learning all about the development of younger and older children within a family.
You can complete the UTS Online Graduate Certificate in Child and Family Health and have the subjects, or credit points, attributed to a Master of Women’s and Children’s Health.
What you’ll need
Applicants must demonstrate the following:
- Completed a UTS recognised bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in midwifery or nursing;
- Hold a current Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) registration as a midwife or nurse.
The requirements to work as a child and family practitioner vary throughout Australia. This course has been designed to meet the guidelines for NSW. If you are based outside of NSW, please ensure this course fulfils the requirements of the governing health body in your local state or territory before applying.
While completing the Graduate Certificate in Child and Family Health from UTS Online, you will study the following subjects:
- Foundations of Child and Family Health
- Family and Community Health in Practice
- Growth and Development in the Younger Child (first 1,000 days)
- Growth and Development in the Older Child (the preschool years)
Why UTS Online?
Technology is driving change. At UTS Online we use the latest learning technology to help you get ahead and stay ahead in a changing world, faster.
UTS is the top-ranked young university in Australia and ranked 11th globally*.
Our 100% online postgraduate courses give you the opportunity to access our world-class education wherever you are.
Our courses are created by leading industry academics who partner with organisations operating at the edge of progress.
The courses are delivered through an innovative and interactive online platform, designed by experts in online education who understand how to make lessons personal and engaging.
With UTS Online, you’ll develop the skills and knowledge you need for your immediate future as well as the capability to keep adapting as new technologies, new career environments and new social challenges change our world even more.
*QS Top 50 Under 50, 2020
You'll have the support you need to succeed with a dedicated Student Success Advisor who will navigate and motivate you through to graduation day.