Graduate Diploma of Sleep Science

University of Western Australia, The (UWA)

The Graduate Diploma in Sleep Science provides students with both the introductory information covered in either the Graduate Certificate in Adult Sleep Science or the Graduate Certificate in Paediatric Sleep Science, as well as more advanced competencies in sleep technology. Students can expect to gain an advanced theoretical understanding of scoring and interpretation of diagnostic and other sleep studies, practical aspects of advanced polysomnography including sleep monitoring for a range of sleep pathologies, advanced practical skills in sleep scoring and application of therapies for sleep disorders for both adults and children, as well as skills in laboratory management. The University has a 5-bed sleep teaching facility on the main campus which contains a range of state-of-the art sleep-monitoring equipment. The facility is close to the School of Anatomy, Physiology and Human Biology, where additional teaching and computing laboratories are located. The clinical partners for the Graduate Diploma in Sleep Science are the West Australian Sleep Disorders Research Institute and the Sleep Laboratory in the Respiratory Department at the Princess Margaret Hospital for Children.

Course Fee:

Australian: $21,375
International: $27,900

Entry Requirements:

A relevant bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; and a current National Police Certificate, or equivalent certification, indicating no criminal conviction. Currency of a National Police Certificate is 12 months. English language requirements apply.


The course consists of units to a total value of 54 points (maximum value) which include conversion units to a value of 6 points. Students who have completed the articulating Graduate Certificate of Paediatric Sleep Science 91250, are required to complete this conversion unit. All other students are granted credit for conversion units up to a value of 6 points.

Subjects you can Study:

Sleep science

Who for:

Sleep technologists

Accepts International Students:


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Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
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Provider CRICOS: 00126G

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