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Graduate Certificate in Wound, Ostomy and Continence Practice

Grad Cert in WOCP - GC-WOCP Health Sciences
Location Bentley or Singapore This course may not be offered at all locations every year. Please contact us for more information on availability.
Study method Part-time
Study mode On-campus
Intake February
Duration 1 year part-time

The Graduate Certificate in Wound, Ostomy and Continence Practice is designed to provide you with the theoretical foundations of nursing science, together with the clinical knowledge and skills associated with the specialisation.

It focuses on the development of clinical leadership, promotion and integration of evidence-based nursing practice in the specialisation to foster your development consistent with the profile of the specialist, offering the advanced-level nurse further clinical skills and an opportunity to extend career options.

Admission criteria

Admission criteria for Australian and New Zealand students

Domestic entry requirements: Specifically, applicants must hold a bachelor degree in nursing or equivalent with a course weighted average of 70 per cent or equivalent AND have current registration as a comprehensive or general nurse in Division One with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA). 

Singapore entry requirements: Curtin Singapore applicants must hold a degree in nursing recognised by Curtin University AND have current registration as a registered nurse with the Singapore Nursing Board.

Please refer to the following statements before applying for this course

English language proficiency

IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing System)
Writing 7.0
Speaking 7.0
Reading 7.0
Listening 7.0
Overall band score 7.0

Other qualifications may also satisfy our English language admission criteria. Please view our English language requirements page to find out more.


This course can only be undertaken on a part-time basis. It is recommended that students undertake 1-2 units of study per semester.

Fieldwork requirements

Many of our courses require students to comply with additional essential requirements, particularly in relation to fieldwork. Failure to comply with any of the essential fieldwork requirements may potentially prevent the successful completion of the course and/or achieving professional registration.

Please refer to the following statement on the essential requirements for the fieldwork component of this course:


Fees for Australian and New Zealand students

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The requirements of this course may attract additional costs. For more information visit other fees and charges.

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