Postgraduate Nursing

We offer a wide variety of discrete postgraduate awards in nursing, both on campus and by distance education.

The programs have been designed to articulate with each other so that step-wise progression from graduate certificate through to masters level is possible.

It is also possible to progress though the Honours or Master of Nursing (Coursework and Research) pathway to a PhD.

This flexible, articulated program enables students to enter or exit at any level. The programs overlap and credit is given for topics already completed.

 

 

Graduate Certificate programs

(1 year part-time - some full-time availabilities)

These programs consist of 18 units of core topics, including theory-based topics and professional experience placement topics. The programs are designed to provide you with the opportunity to acquire advanced knowledge and skills in your chosen specialisations and to apply these in a range of healthcare environments.

 

Graduate Diploma in Nursing

(1 year full-time or 2 years part-time)

The Graduate Diploma consists of 36 units and includes opportunity to study any of the specialisations. The graduate diploma is designed to provide you with the opportunity to deepen your clinical and theoretical knowledge base in your chosen specialisation.  It also enables development of skills and knowledge in leadership, research and advanced communication for application to your workplace and practice.

 

Master of Nursing

(1.5 years full-time or longer for part-time)

The Masters program consists of 54 units and provides you with the opportunity to further develop your specialised theoretical and practical knowledge and skills and apply them in a range of situations.

The course will enable you to contribute to the development of nursing and healthcare your chosen field.

The Master of Nursing has two pathways:

  • Coursework and Research
  • Coursework and Specialisation

Please note that the coursework and specialisation program does not meet the requirements for admission into a PhD.

 

Master of Nursing (Nurse Practitioner)

(1.5 years full-time or longer for part-time)

The Masters program consists of 54 units and provides you with the opportunity to develop your skills and knowledge in preparation for an advanced role within your scope of practice and the context of your practice.

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be eligible to apply your nursing and midwifery regulatory authority to practice as a Nurse Practitioner.

More information

Nursing & Midwifery

Phone: (08) 8201 5340

Email: SoNM PG Programs