Graduate Certificate in Nursing

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Graduate Certificate in Nursing


Please note: No direct entry. This program is only available as an exit point — refer to the Master of Nursing (Clinical Leadership)

Program summary

Take your nursing practice to the next level.

The Master of Nursing (Clinical Leadership) is designed for degree qualified Nurses who are eligible to register (Division 1) to enable you to shape the development and delivery of health care services.

It prepares you for clinical leadership, research and advanced practice roles and provides opportunity for continuing professional development. Choose a specialisation in acute and emergency care, community and primary health care, and clinical practice education.

The program is delivered in blended mode using a combination of online and on-campus learning.

Students may choose to exit the masters program after completing four courses, and may be awarded a Graduate Certificate in Nursing.

Students must have completed all the requirements of the Graduate Certificate to be awarded this program. Please note that there is no direct entry into the Graduate Certificate.

Admission requirements

The program is only available as an exit point. Students should refer to the Master of Nursing (Clinical Leadership).

Career opportunities

Graduates will extend their career pathways in clinical leadership in administration, education, research and practice roles. These roles are enacted in a range of private and public, primary, secondary and tertiary, health care services, in institutional and community settings. In addition graduates will potentially have increased opportunities in higher education career pathways.

Application and admission advice

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What will I study

Recommended study sequence

This recommended study sequence ONLY represents the CURRENT program structure. Students in previous structures should use this sequence to inform order of courses and current course details. For courses in your commencing structure not included in the current sequence, search the course code for current course offerings and requisites.

Program requirements

In order to graduate you must:

  • Successfully complete 48 units as outlined in the Program Structure
Program notes
  • Exit point only. No direct admission to the Graduate Certificate in Nursing
  • Students unable to complete the Master of Nursing (Clinical Leadership) may exit via this program with a Graduate Certificate in Nursing
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