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30 hours
(6-weeks block)

Delivery Mode

Online self-paced & learn with others


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This short course aims to develop your skills, knowledge and understanding in applying critical evidence and research in program and change practices for informed change within health.

You will be equipped with essential frameworks, insights, skills and tools for identifying, addressing and integrating evidence into practice for impactful interventions within your health setting or your health system.

You will also learn how to solve problems, engage stakeholders, and make a positive impact through evidence-based practices that aspire to improve health benefits: now and in the future.

By the end of this course, you will be able to apply and integrate critical evidence and research into implementation in your program and/or everyday practice, with the skills to stay abreast of this evolving field in health. 

What are the course learning outcomes?

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Define implementation science and its core aims.
  • Link problem analysis, intervention design, and desired outcomes for an implementation project.
  • Recognise factors impacting on evidence-based interventions that require resolution for impactful change.
  • Identify and use appropriate methods for evaluating implementation of evidence-based intervention in diverse settings.
  • Apply implementation frameworks to guide the design of interventions.
  • Integrate evidence and research into everyday practice or change programs.
  • Conduct literature review in emerging conceptual frameworks, research design and process evaluations in the field of implementation science.

What core topics are offered?

For lifelong learning, the following topics are offered in the course for developing and increasing your knowledge, understanding and skills in implementation science.

  • Critical analysis and literature review
  • Evidence-based intervention design
  • Data science analysis and problem-solving
  • Evidence integration and application
  • Program evaluation and change interventions
  • Stakeholder communication and engagement

Who is this course suited to?

This short course is for research and health professionals (clinicians and non-clinicians) working in any health setting – including, health services, health administration or policy, health-related research, pharmaceutical, medical devices, and health education.

Online Synchronous Session (via Zoom)

Dates to be available soon

What are the course credentials?


This course is worth 3 Faculty Medicine and Health Executive Certificate in Health (FMECH), which provides formal recognition of professional development and reflects 30 hours of learning inclusive of pre-work, course participation and successful completion of a formative assessment. Upon course completion, you will be issued with a verifiable digital badge from the UNSW Medicine & Health indicating the points awarded.

The 30 hours of learning and verifiable credential can be counted towards your continuing professional development (CPD). Please check with your college as the credential provides documentary evidence which may substantiate activities claimed under your college program.


Can I use my credit towards further study?

You can partake in other short courses with FMECH points to achieve a total of 150 hours of study. Once the 150 hours of study is achieved, you can apply for recognition of prior learning for 6 units of credit towards a postgraduate program within UNSW Medicine and Health

It is essential to complete the assessment if you wish to apply to use the points towards credit for a UNSW postgraduate program in the future.


Price is inclusive of 30 hours of learning, digital badging, online credential learning resources, evidence-based research, practical tools and techniques, and course completion assessment.


Additional discount available for UNSW Medicine & Health Short Course partners! To collect your additional discount, please insert "Partnership Discount" in the email subject and send to the Short Course Team.


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Further information

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