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University of Newcastle

Newcastle , New South Wales ,Australia

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.

Campus Information

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.

Intakes

  • July

Application Processing Time in Days: 21

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Job Opportunity Potential

Career opportunities

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: 18445 AUD
    Annual Cost of Living: 21041 AUD
    Application Fee: N/A
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