Graduate Certificate in Clinical Nursing
|Study mode||On-campus or partially online|
February or July
This course has an earlier application deadline. Please visit the application deadlines page for further information.
|Duration||1 year part-time|
The Graduate Certificate in Clinical Nursing offers a number of specialist streams. Please refer to the course's entry requirements below for available streams and specific stream requirements.
The course is designed to provide you with the theoretical foundations of nursing science, together with the clinical knowledge and skills associated with the stream. A significant component of the course is conducted in a health care institution.
The course focuses on the development of clinical leadership, promotion and integration of evidence-based nursing practice in each of the streams to foster specialist nurse graduates. It offers the advanced-level nurse further clinical skills and an opportunity to extend their career options.
You will enrol in a stream and remain within that stream if you progress to the Graduate Diploma in Clinical Nursing and the Clinical Major of the Master of Science (Clinical).
Entry requirements for Australian and New Zealand students
For additional requirements, available streams and specific stream entrance requirements, please view our supplementary information page.
Applicants must hold a bachelor degree and a Division 1 registration as a comprehensive or general nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA). Prospective applicants should have a minimum of 12 months experience in a specialist area of practice, and must be concurrently employed In an approved area, working a minimum of 24 hours per week.
The concurrent employment requirement does not apply to the Child and Adolescent Health Nursing stream.
Please refer to the following statements before applying for this course
The Child and Adolescent Health Nursing stream is available part-time or full-time, with February and July intakes.
Fees for Australian and New Zealand students
|2017||Domestic fee paying Domestic fee-paying - A domestic fee-paying place is a place at university which is not Commonwealth supported, that is, not subsidised by the Australian Government. Domestic fee paying students will be charged tuition fees and may be eligible for FEE-HELP assistance for all or part of those tuition fees.||$11,900*|
Fees are indicative first year only.
* Based on a first-year full-time study load of 100 credits. 100 credits are needed to graduate from this course. The total cost will depend on your course options (i.e. units selected and time taken to complete).
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