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Graduate Diploma in Cancer and Haematology Nursing

  • Graduate Diploma

The Graduate Diploma in Cancer and Haematology Nursing aims to assist nurses who care for people affected by cancer and haematological illness to develop their knowledge and skills for their care.

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Diploma
Duration
1 year full-time, 2 years part-time
Course Code
GNCAHANU1000, 068768A
Study Mode
In person
Domestic Fees
$6,566 per year / $6,566 total
International Fees
$37,500 per year / $37,500 total

About this course

 

The Graduate Diploma in Cancer and Haematology Nursing aims to assist nurses who care for people affected by cancer and haematological illness to develop their knowledge and skills for their care. Students will investigate the biology of cancer and haematology, associated treatments and integrated multidisciplinary management.

Students will acquire knowledge about all aspects of the prevention, diagnosis and management of cancer, future treatment trends and the exploration of the impact of these illnesses on the individual, family and community. With the increasing trends towards both home-based care and towards intensive treatments such as Stem Cell Transplantation. The course provides a broad range of content across a diverse spectrum of cancer and haematology care and explores broadening roles for nurses. Nursing interventions to reduce the impact of cancer and its treatment are addressed, drawing on research and the theoretical underpinnings of cancer and haematology care.

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.

Entry requirements

Minimum Prior Qualification
Bachelor

Study locations

Mallett Street

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Nursing courses at University of Sydney (USYD).
84.8%
Overall satisfaction
85.2%
Skill scale
67.6%
Teaching scale
94.8%
Employed full-time
$66.8k
Average salary