Graduate Certificate in Cancer Nursing

Australian College of Nursing

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate

This course provides specialist education for nurses who work in all areas of cancer and haematology care. It specifically explores opportunities to progress the development of clinical cancer and haematology practice, build the profile of nurses in these areas of practice and meet the growing demands for specialist practitioners in cancer and haematology care. The course is designed to offer students strong, evidence-based theoretical knowledge, supported by appropriate clinical skills development. It provides a range of opportunities for students to develop a deeper understanding of cancer nursing through systematic analysis and reflection on the relationships between theory and practice. The subjects in this course have been structured to provide students with knowledge and skills deemed essential for nursing management of the cancer patient. The focus is on 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.

Designed for

Registered nurses caring for patients with cancer


The course is conducted by online distance education including interactions in a virtual classroom. Students complete 4 subjects.


  • Nursing-cancer

Standard entry requirements

Registered with AHPRA, 1 year postgraduate experience, relevant employment

Study pathways

Master Degree

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Parramatta Domestic: $8,500
No information available No
  • Online/Off-campus : 1 year

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