Graduate Diploma of Nursing

Flinders University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00114A

The course aims to extend student knowledge in research for practice development, and facilitate development of specialised knowledge, skills and attributes for application in the environments of their specialty. The specialisations available are - Cardiac, Child and Family Health, Critical Care, Diabetes Management and Education, Emergency, General Practice and Community, Global Health Care (International Health Care), Global Health Care (Leading Quality and Safety), Global Health Care (Learning and Teaching), High Dependency, Mental Health, and Paediatrics.

Designed for

Qualified registered nurses


The Graduate Diploma is a 36-unit program. This includes 18 units of core topics and 18 units of topics from a chosen specialty stream.


  • Cardiac
  • Child and family health
  • Critical care
  • Diabetes management and education
  • Emergency
  • General practice and community
  • Global health care (international health care)
  • Global health care (leading quality and safety)
  • Global health care (learning and teaching)
  • High dependency
  • Mental health
  • Paediatrics

Standard entry requirements

  • Applicants must
  • Hold an approved bachelor degree or equivalent qualification
  • And be registered nurses in Australia. Entry requirements may vary between specialisations.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Bedford Park Domestic: $21,240
No information available No
  • Online/Off-campus
  • Part-time : 2 years
  • Full-time : 1 year

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