Graduate Certificate in Suicide Prevention Studies

Program code

3110

Available at

Nathan

Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt

Logan

South Bank

Online

Offshore

Other

Duration

1 year part-time

Credit points

40

Indicative fee

$14,500.00* per year (more)
* 2020 indicative annual fee

Admission requirements

  • Any Bachelor degree or higher
  • Related Certificate IV and relevant work experience
  • Relevant work experience

    (more)

6.5

IELTS (Academic) (more)

Commencing in

Trimester 1

About this program

In the Graduate Certificate, you will gain a basic understanding of the practical and research issues within the field of suicide prevention. You will be exposed to a variety of frameworks for understanding and working in suicide prevention.

Related programs

Code Program title Campus Intake
3110 Graduate Certificate in Suicide Prevention Studies (this program) Online Trimester 1 only
5666 Master of Suicidology Online Trimester 1 only

Note: Progression through this program suite is dependent upon satisfying admission requirements.

Attendance information

This program is offered part-time and online. International students are advised that they may study the program off-shore in online mode. You can access course materials, participate in discussion forums, lodge assessment items and access support services via Learning@Griffith. Access to a reliable computer with internet connection is essential.

My career opportunities

This degree will benefit individuals working in or wishing to work in this speciality field across the health, education, law enforcement, emergency, clergy, social and community service sectors. Additionally, this degree will provide the foundation for professions in which the core work is research, policy or planning. They provide you with scientifically based knowledge and theoretical knowledge in practical settings to deal with suicide in an academic, policy or practical context.

Pathways to further study

Students with a Graduate Certificate in Suicide Prevention Studies (from Griffith University) with a GPA of 5.0 or higher will be eligible to apply for entry to the Master of Suicidology (5666).

International students

An International student is one who is not:

  • an Australian or New Zealand citizen or
  • a person who has Australian permanent resident status.
Indicative annual tuition fee

The indicative annual tuition fee is calculated based on a standard full-time study load which is usually 80 credit points (two full-time trimesters).

The indicative annual tuition fee is based on current conditions and available data and should only be used as a guide. These fees are reviewed annually and are subject to change.

Tuition fees
  • An International student pays tuition fees.
  • Students are liable for tuition fees for the courses they are enrolled in as at the census date.
  • The tuition fee for students who commence their program prior to 2014 is charged according to the approved program fee for the trimester in which the student commenced the program.
  • The tuition fee for students who commence their program from 2014 onwards is charged according to the approved program fee for the trimester in which the student is enrolled.

Program fees for the Graduate Certificate in Suicide Prevention Studies (3110)


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Changing programs

If an International student changes to a different program they will be subject to the approved program fee for the trimester in which they are enrolled.

Permanent resident status

If an undergraduate student obtains permanent resident status in Australia after commencing study in a program, and the student can provide evidence of permanent resident status prior to the census date (of the trimester in which they are enrolled), the student will be provided with a domestic fee-paying place.

The student may then apply for a Commonwealth supported place at the next admission period provided that the student satisfies the conditions for transfer from a domestic fee-paying place to a Commonwealth supported place as set out in the Undergraduate Programs Admission Policy.

If a postgraduate student obtains permanent resident status in Australia after commencing study in a program, and the student can provide evidence of permanent resident status prior to the census date (of the trimester in which they are enrolled), the student will automatically be considered for a Commonwealth supported place subject to availability.

If a research student obtains permanent resident status in Australia after commencing study in a program, and the student can provide evidence of permanent resident status prior to the census date (of the trimester in which they are enrolled), the student will automatically be considered for a Commonwealth Government Research Training Program (RTP) Fee Offset or a domestic fee-paying place as applicable for the program.

Further information