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Health - Postgraduate Courses


If you’re looking to formalise your experience, change careers, or get the edge you need to advance in your current field, a postgraduate qualification from Australia’s largest regional university can help you get there.

Develop or broaden your skills with a graduate certificate, gain a high level of specialisation with a graduate diploma, or undertake in-depth study with a master’s course in health. Benefit from the flexibility of studying your way, with options to study full or part time, on campus at one of our many national locations or online via our renowned online study mode. We’ve been ranked among the world’s best for our teaching and learning, so no matter how and where you choose to study, rest assured you’ll get a quality education from a uni that knows what you need to succeed.

Explore what’s available below, and be sure to check the intake dates on your course page of interest to see when you’re able to get started.



A research higher degree (RHD) is a program of supervised research and study leading to the preparation and submission of a thesis, giving you the opportunity to specialise in an area of interest and make a significant contribution to knowledge and research. CQUniversity offers tuition-free RHD degrees at master and doctorate levels.


Get to know Wendy


“I worked as a nurse for a number of years before deciding to come back to study. I did a masters in the History of Nursing and then helped establish and teach the CQUniversity nursing degree while I completed my PhD in the History of Nursing.”

“We offer students the skills that will allow them to take a bottom-up approach. We encourage them to develop communication skills, to develop partnership skills.”

“We’re starting to see students who began in 2015 – who have taken the whole degree – graduate and the feedback from industry is that they’re really switched on. They have the technical skills and the knowledge required in either environmental health or health promotion.”

Read more about Wendy who is a senior lecturer in Public Health at CQUniversity.

Get to know Aldon


“I’m a critical care medicine and technical rescue paramedic. I’ve worked in eight different countries including remote environments, jungles, deserts, cities and war zones, providing intensive care level medical support in high-risk, high-consequence situations.”

“I realised no course of this kind was available to non-military or non-government personnel. CQUniversity is the first in Australia, and the world, to offer a tertiary tactical medicine course that civilians can participate in.”

“If you’re seeking new knowledge in your field, want to work in a special operations team in Australia, or if you’d like to travel and apply your skills as a remote paramedic, this is the course for you.”

Read more about Aldon, a lecturer in Tactical Medicine at CQUniversity.


If you’ve previously completed study or relevant work experience, you may be eligible to receive credit toward future study. This could help you meet the entry requirements of your course of interest, or reduce the number of units you are required to complete.