Communication for Health Professionals (HEALT1113)

This introductory course will enable students to gain a better understanding of the role of effective communication across health professions. It will identify enablers and barriers to effective communication, how these may affect our interaction with others. It will also introduce students to a range of communication techniques and strategies essential for the development and maintenance of workplace relationships and teamwork. These will enable effective interpersonal and therapeutic communication, including clear expression of ideas and views; concise and confident oral and written communication skills; and tailoring communication styles for specific audiences. The course will be offered to health professions to promote inter-professional learning as required by the Health Professional¿s Accreditation Standards and National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) Standards.

Credit point 15
EFTSL 0.125

Commonwealth supported place

– 2021 student contribution amount fee to be advised *
*2021 student contribution amounts are yet to be confirmed by the Australian government due to pending legislation. The fee for this subject is not currently available due to the Job-ready Graduate Package – higher education reforms recently announced by the Australian Government.

Domestic full fee paying

Domestic postgraduate tuition fees are program-based annual fees and the subject fee you pay will vary according to the degree you are studying. Please visit student fees website to find out more about domestic tuition fees and view the relevant fee schedule

International full fee paying

International tuition fees are program-based annual fees and the subject fee you pay will vary according to the degree you are studying. Please visit student fees website to find out more about international tuition fees and view the relevant fee schedule

Semester census dates

It is important to check course delivery details including location and census date, prior to making desicions about enrolment. Detailed semester, teaching locations and census date information can be found on HE Census Dates and Teaching Period page.
Semester 1
Semester 2
Summer semester
Semesters Calendar
31 March 2021
31 August 2021
10 December 2021
Trimester Calendar
16 April 2021
13 August 2021
10 December 2021