Nursing Practice


With a growing demand for registered nurses who are competent in the technical and highly complex field of acute care nursing, the University of Melbourne has developed the Graduate Certificate in Nursing Practice, with specialisations in cardiorespiratory, or renal nursing.

Offered for the first time in January 2018, this course has been designed to provide registered nurses working in hospital settings an opportunity to develop a nursing specialisation while enhancing their career.

Delivered 100% online, you will have the opportunity to develop highly sought-after clinical knowledge and practical skills while working in your area of specialty. You can also personalise your qualification to match your practice and career aspirations.

As a student of this course you will:

  • Develop advanced specialist knowledge and skills relevant to your role and area of clinical practice
  • Learn and be mentored by nursing experts in the field
  • Undertake workplace clinical assessments at your hospital.

Applications open soon to commence study in January 2018 (Term 1, 2018).

Why study online with us?

Taught by highly regarded experts

Dedicated student support

Australia’s leading university

Flexibility and choice

Interactive learning environment

A network of high-achieving peers

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Nursing Practice - Applications Open Soon

Key dates

Term Applications close Term starts
Term 1, 2018 27 November, 2017 8 January, 2018
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