Graduate Certificate of Nursing Studies

Charles Darwin University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00300K (NT); 03286A (NSW)

The Graduate Certificate of Nursing Studies is an innovative course that prepares you for a wide range of careers in nursing such as working in clinical practice, research, education or management roles. Building on your undergraduate nursing studies, this bespoke course allows you to self-select units offered from the nursing and health fields, giving you the flexibility to customise your individualised program of study from a selection of online units that you can study around your own schedule and interests. Unit coordinators are available by email and phone or face to face online technology. On completion of the Graduate Certificate of Nursing Studies, you may progress to the Master of Nursing, with advanced standing of completed studies.


This 40-credit point course consists of three to four specialist elective units from within the nursing and health fields.

Standard entry requirements

Applicants must hold current registration as a registered nurse with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).

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