Course Description

The Graduate Diploma in Advanced Nursing Practice allows students to explore the ways in which nurses work and practice within clinical environments. This course focuses on developing advanced nursing practice ability with a focus on patient safety and the provision of quality care.

Students will be encouraged to apply this knowledge to their own area of clinical expertise. Upon completion of this course students will have the knowledge, skills and attributes required to develop initiatives in health care and make a substantial contribution to future health care directions.

Completion of the Graduate Diploma program can be used as credit towards a Masters degree in the discipline or a pathway into the Master of Nursing (Nurse Practitioner).

Important information
To assist students to make informed choices about their study, we have identified and set out the Inherent Requirements for coursework award courses in nursing.

The University of Sydney welcomes and encourages applications from students with disabilities, and from diverse social and cultural backgrounds. Where there are physical, intellectual, cultural, religious or other factors that impact on a student's ability to meet the Inherent Requirements, the University will make reasonable adjustments to assist the student to meet the requirements. Please read the Inherent Requirements carefully as you consider your course choices.

Tuition Fees

Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP): $6,566 total course cost.
International Students: $37,500 per year full-time

Duration

1 year full time, 2 years part time

Graduate Rating

Graduates of Nursing postgraduate courses at University of Sydney (USYD) rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 72.5% (national average 66.5%)
Improved skills: 82.0% (national average 78.1%)
Overall satisfaction: 86.2% (national average 81.8%)

The ratings above refer to the proportion of surveyed graduates who agreed with the statement about their postgraduate degree from University of Sydney (USYD). You can find out more about these results here.

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of Nursing postgraduate courses at University of Sydney (USYD) had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: 96.3% (national average 93.7%)
Studying full time: 2.1% (national average 4.1%)
Median full time salary: $64,700 (national average $78,900)

You can find out more about employment outcome results here.

Course codes

CRICOS Code: 084692E
University of Sydney (USYD) Code: GNADNUPR1000

Entry Requirements

 

 

 

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