Graduate Certificate in Emergency Medicine Research
This course is designed for emergency and critical care nurses, emergency medicine and critical care trainees and specialists, paramedics and other health professionals. It teaches the skills necessary for successful students to undertake clinical research and apply research evidence to clinical practice. It is taught by experienced critical care clinicians and researchers. The course trains students to become critical consumers of the clinical research literature, to apply research evidence to clinical practice and to develop the skills necessary to undertake clinical research.
- Course title
- Graduate Certificate in Emergency Medicine Research
- Award abbreviation
- Course code
- Course type
- postgraduate certificate
- current / 2019
- Administered by
- Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences
- Intake periods
- Beginning of year and mid-year
- Attendance type
- full- or part-time
- Credit points required
A standard full-time load is 24 points per semester.
- Standard course duration
- 0.5 years
- Time limit
- 2 years
- Delivery mode
- Locations offered
- UWA (Perth)
- Domestic fee type
- Postgraduate fee-paying/FEE-HELP
- Course Coordinator(s)
- Professor Tony Celenza
- Visit the fees calculator.
Enquiries and course advice
- Due to the high proportion of this course being on-line it is not available to International students with a Student Visa, however it is available to International students with non-student visas, or those outside Australia, as well as domestic students. Note that not all the optional units are available on-line. While the final exam can be invigilated at a distance, prospective students are advised to contact the course coordinator to ensure that this will be possible. All students require good internet facilities.
Prospective students should see the Future Students website for details on admission requirements, intake periods, fees, availability to international students, careers information etc.
|Key to availability of units:|
|S1 = Semester 1; S2 = Semester 2; N/A = not available in 2019; NS = non-standard teaching period|
All units have a value of six points unless otherwise stated.
Note: Units that are indicated as N/A may be available in 2020 or 2021.
Take all units (18 points):
|S1, S2||EMED5501||Research Design in Emergency Medicine|
|S1, S2||EMED5502||Evidence-Based Emergency Medicine|
|S1, S2||PUBH4401||Biostatistics I|
Take unit(s) to the value of 6 points:
|S1, S2||AHEA5801||Aboriginal Health Research and Ethics|
|S1, S2||EMED5503||Special Topics in Emergency Medicine Research|
|S2||MEDC5801||Development and Communication of Research|
|NS||PUBH5785||Introductory Analysis of Linked Health Data|
|NS||PUBH5801||Economic Evaluation of Health Care|
|N/A||PUBH5802||Advanced Analysis of Linked Health Data|
|S1||PUBH5805||Qualitative Research Methods in Health|
Applicability of the Student Rules, policies and procedures
1.(1) The http://matrix-prod.its.uwa.edu.au/handbooks2019/postgraduate/student-procedures'>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).
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.
1A 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
Articulations and exit awards
(2) Units must be selected in accordance with the course structure, as set out in these rules.
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.
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.