If you’re looking to improve your career prospects in Nursing, the Graduate Certificate in Nursing (Non-Specialisation), is a certification program that will deepen your existing knowledge and skills. Qualified nurses can take this educational opportunity that is designed to suit the advancing role of the registered nurse, facilitating your professional growth and development. You can also improve your analytical skills and ability to assess patients.
You can also gain an entry path to the Graduate Diploma in Nursing, which could subsequently lead to a Master’s degree in Nursing in Australia.
Note: International students in Australia who hold a student visa are required to study full-time and on-campus*. Such courses that are taught entirely online are only available to international students studying outside Australia and also those in Australia who are not on a student visa. These online courses are not open to international students in Australia holding a student visa.
For Online Applicants
The prerequisites for admission to the GCN/GDN course for students who wish to take the course online include:
Note that each application will be accessed on a case by case basis by the course coordinator in accordance with the Student Selection and Admission Policy and Procedures for Course delivered to Overseas Students.
Online study is flexible, and students may attend lectures and tutorials anywhere, any time to fit in around their working schedule and rosters:
If a student chooses to exit midway through the GDN course, they may graduate with a Graduate Certificate in Nursing, consisting of four units of study over one study period full time or, for non CRICOS students, two study periods part time.
Note that students who have already completed a Graduate Certificate in Nursing may be eligible for advanced standing, subject to credit transfer and recognition of prior learning procedures.
On completion of this course, you could get a career in a leadership position including these roles:
The Graduate Certificate in Nursing consists of 4 units:
|GCNNK1||Nursing Knowledge 1|
|GCNNK2||Nursing Knowledge 2|
|GCNRN4||Research in Nursing|
Payment plans available.
Books, equipment and other materials are required to undertake the program and their cost is not included in the tuition fee.