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University of Southern Queensland (USQ)

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Graduate Certificate of Health (Rural and Remote Health)

  • Graduate Certificate

Are you a registered nurse who wants to expand your expertise in rural and isolated practice? USQ’s Graduate Certificate of Health (Rural and Remote Health) is designed to enable registered nurses to further develop skills and industry knowledge around their chosen speciality.

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Certificate
Duration
0.5 year full-time, 1 year part-time
Intake Months
Feb, Jul
Domestic Fees
$10,520 per year / $10,520 total

About this course

Are you a registered nurse who wants to expand your expertise in rural and isolated practice? USQ’s Graduate Certificate of Health (Rural and Remote Health) is designed to enable registered nurses to further develop skills and industry knowledge around their chosen speciality. We understand that your skills and experiences are not the same as working in a city environment, so this degree will enable you to practice nursing in rural and isolated areas.

Entry requirements

Entry Requirements Completion of an Australian university three-year bachelor degree in a health-related field, or equivalent. Hold a current Division 1 nursing registration with the Australian Health Professional Registration Authority (AHPRA). English Language Requirements You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements. This program requires a minimum of IELTS 6. 5 or equivalent. If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program. We can help
Level of Study
Bachelor

How to apply

How to apply Apply with USQ Closing dates Applying directly to USQ: Semester 2, 2019 - applications close Monday 1 July, with semester 2 commencing on Monday 15 July 2019.Semester 1, 2020 - applications close Friday 28 February, with semester 1 commencing on Monday 24 February 2020. Credit for previous study or work experience You may be eligible for credit if you have previously studied or have relevant work experience. This will help to reduce the number of courses that you need to study to finish your program.