The University of Notre Dame Australia

Graduate Diploma of Nursing

The University of Notre Dame Australia

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 01032F

Nursing is a practice profession that requires all nurses to maintain competency and participate in activities that contribute to professional and practice development. This program will be attractive to nurses wanting to advance their understanding and application of nursing knowledge and skill in a variety of clinical practice areas. This program will provide opportunities for students to participate in activities that contribute to career progression using theoretical frameworks to inform processes and multiple approaches to facilitate quality patient care. The program identifies knowledge gaps and builds on quality processes through the systematic appraisal and synthesis of evidence-based practice in the context of the students


  • 5 compulsory courses
  • 3 elective courses


  • Nursing

Standard entry requirements

  • Admission to postgraduate nursing programs requires the completion of a recognised Bachelor of Nursing degree or equivalent
  • Current professional AHPRA Registration and some nursing programs require relevant post registration nursing experience
  • Details of admission qualifications and any additional requirements are listed in the individual course descriptions -

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
  • ATAR: The admission requirements at Notre Dame are based on a selection rank which includes your academic results, unique experiences, interests and contributions to the society.
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 4 years

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