Telehealth - M4024


Graduate certificate

There is a growing demand for healthcare delivery beyond traditional face-to-face services. The Graduate Certificate of Telehealth is an online course designed to provide healthcare professionals with a framework for developing a safe and effective virtual practice. You’ll gain the practical skills and knowledge required to deliver evidence-based telehealth services.

This course is delivered in partnership with Turning Point, a leading national provider of telehealth services to the alcohol and other drug (AOD), gambling and mental health sectors. Learning from local and international experts from Monash and Turning Point, you’ll cover the practical, legal, ethical and policy-related requirements of working remotely with patients, clients and consumers.

Whether you are currently working in health, mental health, psychology, allied health and social sciences, government or community sectors, this course provides you with a person-centred approach to delivering telecare. Your learning will explore the latest evidence and best examples of evidence-based telehealth practice from around the globe.

Delivered fully online, the Graduate Certificate of Telehealth combines the quality and recognition of a Monash qualification with the flexibility required by working health professionals.

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Course Details

  • Off-campus: Part time

This course is completed online and does not require on-campus attendance at Monash University.

  • 1 year (part time)
Start date
Semester one (February)
Graduate Certificate of Telehealth

The Graduate Certificate of Telehealth will provide you with:

  • An understanding of the fundamentals of providing telehealth services, including the latest evidence for their effectiveness, management principles, and technology considerations;
  • The skills to provide person-centred telecare and engage with patients/clients using distant and virtual technologies;
  • The knowledge to develop, maintain, and sustain a telehealth-based practice, including legal, regulatory, and ethical considerations and understand the barriers or limitations to telehealth practice;
  • An exploration into the future of telehealth and worldwide initiatives in the field.

Entry Requirements

You need to satisfy the following entrance requirements to be considered for entry to this course.

Minimum Entry Requirements (Domestic students)


An Australian undergraduate degree in a cognate health discipline* (or equivalent) with at least a pass (50%) average.

  • Cognate disciplines include medicine, nursing, dietetics, nutrition, counselling, psychological sciences, health sciences, allied sciences (paramedicine), surgery, applied sciences (nursing), science research (health care), science, social work, occupational therapy, community welfare, public health policy, and health teaching, OR
  • An Australian undergraduate degree (or equivalent) with at least a pass (50%) average and at least 2 years experience in a relevant health industry.

English requirements

Level A
IELTS (Academic): 6.5 Overall score, with minimum band scores: Listening 6.0, Reading 6.0, Writing 6.0 and Speaking 6.0 Pearson Test of English (Academic): 58 Overall score, with minimum scores: Listening 50, Reading 50, Speaking 50 and Writing 50TOEFL Internet-based test: 79 Overall score, with minimum scores: Reading 13, Listening 12, Speaking 18 and Writing 21 Equivalent approved English test

University entrance requirements

Minimum entrance requirements for admission to Monash University Australia.

Making the application

Future students

Semester one (February)

Apply directly to Monash using course code M4024


Self assess for credit eligibility

Check for study credit using the "Credit search" link on the Credit for prior study page


Fees are subject to change annually.

Full fee

Total fee for this 24 credit point (6 month full-time) course.


The equivalent fee for a 48 credit point (12 month full-time) course would be A$24,900

Fee assistance

As a full fee-paying student, you may be eligible to apply for the optional FEE-HELP to assist you to pay all or part of your tuition fees.


We offer over 360 types of scholarships, valued at up to $280,000. Some scholarships offer one-off payments while others continue for the length of your course. Learn more about Monash Scholarships.

Other costs and fees

For information on other study costs and fees, see other study costs.