Graduate Certificate in Cancer Nursing

Australian College of Nursing

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.

Course Fee:

Australian: $8,500

Entry Requirements:

Registered with AHPRA, 1 year postgraduate experience, relevant employment


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

Subjects you can Study:


Study Pathways:

Master Degree

Who for:

Registered nurses caring for patients with cancer

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 03761A

Related Careers:

Nurse - Registered, Nursing Manager,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Parramatta No info No Online 1 year
In 2012, Royal College of Nursing, Australia and The College of Nursing unified to become the Australian College of Nursing. The Australian College of Nursing is a higher education and VET provider and a peak body representing nurses nationally and internationally.

Courses are developed in consultation with a wide range of stakeholders, including speciality nursing organisations, chief nurses, government bodies, clinicians, universities and Australian and international health organisations.

Most of the courses are offered in distance education and online modes, allowing flexibility to study whilst balancing work and family life. All students are fully supported by education staff and tutors who are committed to facilitating the learning experience.

Students enjoy the best quality in clinical post graduate education with electronic and on campus access to the Katie Zepps library, the largest specialist library in the southern hemisphere. The College's skilled and friendly library team provides students with access to books, journals and database searches, inter-library loans and more.

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