Graduate Certificate in Family Studies
The University of Newcastle’s Graduate Certificate in Family Studies has been designed to enhance your theoretical and practical knowledge in core areas of family practice including family studies and cultural diversity, enabling you to address complex problems confronting families and their communities.
You will be armed with the fundamental educational foundation and knowledge and skills to ensure you succeed in your chosen field.
Newcastle - Callaghan
The University of Newcastle's main campus at Callaghan is only 12 kilometres from beaches and the heart of Newcastle - a city named as one of the world's top 'Smart Cities' to watch in 2017 by Global magazine National Geographic Traveler.
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Minimum English Language Requirements
|English Level Description||IELTS (1.0 -9.0)||TOEFL IBT (0-120)||TOEFL CBT (0-300)||PTE (10-90)|
|Extremely Limited||< 4||< 31||< 93||< 30|
Job Opportunity Potential
Graduates be qualified to effectively support and work with families including men and fathers in areas such as intergenerational trauma or family violence.
You will be prepared with the fundamental skills to deal with the complex issues that arise in varied family contexts, and work toward preventing as well as remediating problems whilst maintaining a commitment to improving overall quality of life. You will promote improved service delivery systems by addressing the quality of direct services, and by seeking to improve accessibility, accountability and coordination among professionals and agencies.
Possible career paths may include:
- family service manager
- family program coordinator
- research and policy officer
- family and relationship services practitioner
- specialist family work roles in nursing, allied health, youth work, drug and alcohol, mental health, early childhood, education, law.
Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria
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- Course Code: 0100470
- Course Type: Online
- Course Level: Post Graduate Diploma or Certificate
- Duration: 06 Month
Total Tuition Fee:
Annual Cost of Living: 21041 AUD
Application Fee: N/A