Graduate Certificate in Professional Nursing

Program code

3345

Available at

Nathan

Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt

Logan

South Bank

Online

Offshore

Other

Duration

1 year part-time

Credit points

40

Indicative fee

$10,750.00* per year (more)
* 2022 indicative annual fee

Admission requirements

  • Bachelor degree in Nursing and professional registration

    (more)

Commencing in

Trimester 1, Trimester 2 and Trimester 3

Next start date

Trimester 2, 2022 (more)

Applications close

Monday, 4 July 2022

About this program

The Graduate Certificate in Professional Nursing will enable registered nurses to develop advanced knowledge and specialist skills to address the core competencies related to nursing.

Please note that successful completion of this program does not lead to eligibility to apply for registration as a nurse. Prospective students seeking eligibility to apply for registration should refer to the Bachelor of Nursing.

Related programs

Code Program title Campus Intake
3289 Graduate Certificate in Acute Care Nursing Online Trimester 1, Trimester 2 and Trimester 3
3290 Graduate Certificate in Critical Care Nursing Online Trimester 1, Trimester 2 and Trimester 3
3291 Graduate Certificate in Emergency Nursing Online Trimester 1, Trimester 2 and Trimester 3
3343 Graduate Certificate in Paediatric Nursing Online Trimester 1, Trimester 2 and Trimester 3
3345 Graduate Certificate in Professional Nursing (this program) Online Trimester 1, Trimester 2 and Trimester 3
5721 Master of Advanced Nursing Practice Online Trimester 1, Trimester 2 and Trimester 3

Note: Progression through this program suite is dependent upon satisfying admission requirements.

Attendance information

This Graduate Certificate program is offered part-time only via online delivery.

Managing study interruptions

Leave of absence
Students may not take leave of absence in this program without the prior approval of the Program Director. The Program Director will review applications for leave of absence relative to the maximum time available to complete the program, professional registration requirements and employment requirements (if applicable).

My career opportunities

You will be recognised for your advanced knowledge and skills in the advanced nursing practice environment.

Pathways to further study

Graduates from the Graduate Certificate in Professional Nursing may apply for entry to the Master of Advanced Nursing Practice (5721).

Fee-paying postgraduate (domestic) students

Indicative annual tuition fee

The indicative annual tuition fee is calculated based on a standard full-time study load which is usually 80 credit points.

The indicative annual tuition fee is based on current conditions and available data and should only be used as a guide. These fees are reviewed annually and are subject to change.

Tuition fees
  • A fee-paying postgraduate student pays tuition fees.
  • Students are liable for tuition fees for the courses they are enrolled in as at the census date.
  • The tuition fee for students who commence their program prior to 2014 is charged according to the approved program fee for the trimester in which the student commenced the program.
  • The tuition fee for students who commence their program from 2014 onwards is charged according to the approved program fee for the trimester in which the student is enrolled.

Program fees for the Graduate Certificate in Professional Nursing (3345)


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Tuition fees for your degree program
Changing programs

If a postgraduate student changes to a different program they will be subject to the approved program fee for the trimester in which they are enrolled.

Further information