Credit points


Minimum duration

 1 year part-time

Approved locations

  • Other


Nationally, Online

EFTSL value of units : All 10 cp units in this course have an EFTSL value of 0.125. Units with a cp value of a multiple of 10 have corresponding EFTSL values.

Admission requirements

An applicant must also comply with the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy.

To be eligible for admission to the Graduate Certificate in Clinical Nursing, an applicant must have:

  1. have completed a Bachelor of Nursing degree or equivalent;
  2. hold current registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA); and
  3. be employed in a substantive position in their chosen specialisation unless approved otherwise by the Course Coordinator.

An applicant must also comply with the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy.

International applicants need to meet the English Language Proficiency requirements as defined in the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy.

Disclaimer :The Course entry requirements above are for 2021 Admission.

Completion requirements

To qualify for the degree, a student must complete 40 cp from the Schedule of Unit Offerings, consisting of:

  1. 20 cp from Specified units (Part A)
  2. 20 cp from Specialisation units (Part B)

Students need to remain employed in the specialty nursing area while studying the x4 clinical nursing units (Graduate Certificate level) unless approved otherwise by the Course Coordinator.

Progression requirements

Students are required to follow the pattern of unit enrolment set out in the relevant Course Enrolment Guide, unless otherwise approved by the Course Coordinator. In all aspects of progress through the course, students will be advised by the Course Coordinator. Schedule of Unit Offerings.

Part A : Clinical Nursing Units

Complete exactly 20 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
NRSG633Clinical Nursing10
NRSG635Extended Clinical Nursing10

Part B : Specialisations

Complete exactly 1 of the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
CDRECardiac Care20
CDHLCardiothoracics and Heart/Lung Transplant Nursing20
CAHLChild and Adolescent Health20
COHLCorrectional Health20
GENUGerontological Nursing20
INCAIntensive Care20
IVCDInterventional Cardiology20
NEONNeonatal Care20
PALLPalliative Care20
PLREPlastics Reconstruction20
SPNLSpinal Care20

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