Women's Health Medicine is an expanding and diverse field of practice. It encompasses the timely provision of sexual and reproductive care, pre-pregnancy and pregnancy care as well as the management of female-specific conditions. Increasing numbers of medical practitioners are developing special interests in this area particularly GPs, family planning practitioners and generalist gynaecologists. Specialisations are also emerging in this field among nursing and allied health professionals and biological scientists. The Graduate Certificate in Women's Health Medicine is an online program which enables you to integrate your learning into your daily professional life. The courses have been developed to provide an evidence-based and practice-centred approach to this field of study.

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Why choose this degree?

This program offers specialised knowledge in an important area of clinical and allied care and tutors for each course are acknowledged leaders in their field; it is conducted entirely online and allows busy professionals to integrate their learning with the demands of their career and families. The degree offers a wide range of courses which allow students to choose those which most fit their individual needs.

Who should choose this degree?

Those choosing this program will be attracted by the opportunity to consolidate and expand their knowledge in a significant area of clinical practice.

Degree Structure

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Career Opportunities

  • Increase knowledge and expertise within your existing career choice

Entry requirements

The entry requirement is an undergraduate degree in medicine, nursing, health or medical science and:

  • an Honours, Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma or higher qualification in medicine, nursing or health or medical science; or
  • commencement of a recognised postgraduate medical specialist training program (e.g. general practice, obstetrics & gynaecology); or
  • 1 year full-time equivalent of postgraduate professional experience in medicine, nursing, health or medical science.

How to Apply

Applications can be made online at https://applyonline.unsw.edu.au/login.The following information should be attached to the application form:

  • Your Curriculum Vitae
  • Employer-provided statements of service
  • Originals or certified copies of your academic record and proof of completion of previous degree

How to apply

Applications must be submitted through our Apply Online portal. We encourage you to submit your completed application as early as possible to ensure it will be processed in time for your preferred term.

Some high-demand programs with limited places may have an earlier application deadline or commencement date. Find out more.



2021 Indicative First Year Fee


2021 Indicative Fee to Complete Degree


*Fees are subject to annual review by the University and may increase annually, with the new fees effective from the start of each calendar year. The indicative fees listed here are based on an estimated average and are for tuition only other fees and charges are not included. The amount you pay will vary depending on the calendar year to enrol, the courses you select and whether your study load is more or less than 1 Equivalent Full Time Student Load (8 courses per year).

Indicative fees are a guide for comparison only based on current conditions and available data. You should not rely on indicative fees. More information on fees can be found at the UNSW fees website.

Indicative fees to complete the program have been calculated based on a percentage increase for every year of the program. Fee increases are assessed annually and may exceed the indicative figures listed below.

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