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University of Tasmania

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Graduate Certificate in Nursing (Specialisation)

  • Graduate Certificate

This course is offered part-time only, over one year, or two semesters.

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Certificate
1 year full-time
Course Code
Study Mode
In person
Intake Months
Feb, Jul

About this course

This course is offered part-time only, over one year, or two semesters. The maximum time for completion is three years.

With the exceptions of Child and Family Health Nursing and Mental Health/Psychiatric Nursing all specialisations are offered completely online. In most specialisations, students must have access to clinical practice in the specialty area.

Please note that graduate programs are offered subject to student demand and the availability of School of Health Sciences resources.

Entry requirements

An applicant must: [i] be a registered nurse in Australia, or [ii] if an overseas applicant, have had his/her nursing qualifications assessed by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia and be eligible for registration in Australia, and normally have had at least six months of full-time experience in relevant nursing practice within the last two years (or equivalent); [iii] hold an undergraduate degree in nursing with a grade point average of at least a credit (or equivalent); or [iv] have qualifications or experience deemed to be the equivalent of one of the above.

Safety in Practice Requirements

All students enrolling in College of Health and Medicine programs which include a professional experience placement component, laboratory and/or field activity are required to establish and maintain their capacity to practice safely via Safety in Practice Requirements documentation.

Please visit http://www.utas.edu.au/health/professional-experience-placement/safety-in-practice-requirements to see what's required.

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