Graduate Certificate in Health and Social Wellbeing


The Graduate Certificate in Health and Social Wellbeing at NTI is a program that offers graduate-level seminars in a range of areas such as Mind-Body Wellness, Nutrition, Critical Thinking and Academic Inquiry.


Course Details
CRICOS Course Code 082517C
CRICOS Provider Number 03233C
Head of Program (Health and Social Wellbeing) Dr Terry Froggatt
Course Duration Full-time: 6 months (Part-time options available)
Delivery Method On-campus + supported online study
Academic Requirements Either a bachelor degree with a major in health, human services, social sciences, liberal arts, education, or relevant working experience and professional training over at least 3 years for example in the health sector or social services or education.
English Language Applicants who have undertaken studies overseas may have to provide proof of proficiency in English. For applicants who have not completed substantial tertiary studies in English, the requirement is IELTS (academic version only) 6.5 overall with minimum 6.0 in each subtest, or equivalent assessment of English language proficiency. The test must be completed no more than 2 years before commencement. Read more -> English Language Requirements
Related Courses Master of Arts (Health and Social Wellbeing)
Graduate Certificate inHealth and Social Wellbeing
Fees 2018 Domestic $5,000*
International $6,400
*FEE-HELP available to eligible Australian citizens
Fees 2019 Domestic $6,600*
International $8,000
*FEE-HELP available to eligible Australian citizens
Course Structure & Subjects


The course can be completed in 1 semester of full-time study. Students can also spread their subjects over a longer period.

The Graduate Certificate in Health and Social Wellbeing qualification requires the completion of 4 subjects (for a total of 24 credit points) as follows:

Core Subjects

Note: Not all core subjects are offered in each semester. Please check the NTI Timetable, or with the Student Services Manager on the scheduled subjects.

HSW901 Mind-Body Wellness
HSW902 Nutrition Through the Lifespan
HSW903 Research Methods and Evidence-Based Practice

Elective Subject 

1 Elective Subject to be chosen from the schedule below:

HSW900 Critical Thinking, Scholarly Capabilities and Academic Inquiry 
ABS901 Introduction to Buddhism