Graduate Certificate in Paediatric Respiratory Science

This is a wholly online course providing tuition to achieve expertise in the scientific measurement, diagnosis, assessment and clinical study of paediatric respiratory disorders and related conditions.

Course overview

Course title
Graduate Certificate in Paediatric Respiratory Science
Award abbreviation
GradCertPRS
Course code
91240
Course type
postgraduate certificate
Status
current / 2018
Administered by
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Course details

Intake periods
Beginning of year only
Attendance type
part-time only
Credit points required
24
A standard full-time load is 24 points per semester.
Standard course duration
0.5 years
Time limit
2 years
Delivery mode
online
Locations offered
UWA (Perth)
Domestic fee type
Postgraduate fee-paying/FEE-HELP
Course Coordinator(s)
Professor Graham Hall
Fees
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Prospective students should see the Future Students website for details on admission requirements, intake periods, fees, availability to international students, careers information etc.

Course structure

Key to availability of units:
NS = non-standard teaching period

All units have a value of six points unless otherwise stated.

Take all units (24 points):

AvailabilityUnitcodeUnitnameUnit requirements
NSPAED5709Physiology of Respiratory Responses
Prerequisites:
a medicine, science or allied health degree. In line with University Policy, international students must have demonstrated competence in the English language. Students must have computer facilities and access to the web from their location of study.
NSPAED5710Methods in Respiratory Measurement
Prerequisites:
PAED5709 Physiology of Respiratory Responses (formerly PAED8709 Physiology of Respiratory Responses). Students must have computer facilities and access to the Web from their location of study.
NSPAED5711Clinical Applications of Respiratory Responses
Prerequisites:
PAED5709 Physiology of Respiratory Responses (formerly PAED8709 Physiology of Respiratory Responses), and PAED5710 Methods in Respiratory Measurement (formerly PAED8710 Methods in Respiratory Measurement). Students must have computer facilities and access to the web from their location of study.
NSPAED5712Conducting Respiratory Studies
Prerequisites:
PAED5709 Physiology of Respiratory Responses (formerly PAED8709 Physiology of Respiratory Responses), PAED5710 Methods in Respiratory Measurement (formerly PAED8710 Methods in Respiratory Measurement), and PAED5711 Clinical Applications of Respiratory Responses (formerly PAED8711 Clinical Applications of Respiratory Responses). Students must have computer facilities and access to the Web from their location of study.

See also the rules for the course and the Student Rules.

Rules

Applicability of the Student Rules, policies and procedures

1.(1) The student procedures apply, except as otherwise indicated in the rules for this course.

Academic Conduct Essentials module

2.(1) Except as stated in (2), a student who enrols in this course for the first time irrespective of whether they have previously been enrolled in another course of the University, must undertake the Academic Conduct Essentials module (the ACE module).

(2) A student who has previously achieved a result of Ungraded Pass (UP) for the ACE module is not required to repeat the module.

English Language competency requirements

3. To be considered eligible for consideration for admission to this course an applicant must satisfy the University's English language competence requirement as set out in the University Policy on Admission: Coursework.

Admission requirements

4. To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—

(a) a relevant bachelor's degree1, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA;

or

(b) a level and duration of health-related education and professional experience considered by UWA to be sufficient to permit satisfactory completion of the course.

1 A relevant bachelor's degree includes a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, and a bachelor's degree in a health-related discipline.

Admission ranking and selection

5. Where relevant, admission will be awarded to the highest ranked applicants or applicants selected based on the relevant requirements.

Articulations and exit awards

6. This course does not form part of an articulated sequence.

Course structure

7.(1) The course consists of units to a total value of 24 points.

(2) Units must be selected in accordance with the course structure, as set out in these rules.

Satisfactory progress

8. To make satisfactory progress in a calendar year a student must pass units to a value of at least half the total value of units in which they remain enrolled after the final date for withdrawal without academic penalty.

9. A student who has not achieved a result of Ungraded Pass (UP) for the ACE module when their progress status is assessed will not have made satisfactory progress even if they have met the other requirements for satisfactory progress in Rule 8.

Progress status

10. Students who fail to make satisfactory progress under Rule 8 are assigned a progress status of 'Excluded' by the Faculty.

11. A student who does not make satisfactory progress in terms of Rule 9 is assigned the progress status of 'On Probation', unless they have been assigned a progress status of 'Suspended' or 'Excluded' for failure to meet other satisfactory progress requirements in Rule 8.

Award with distinction

12. This rule is not applicable to this course.