Graduate Certificate in Nursing - Nurse Education

University of South Australia

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00121B

The Graduate Certificate in Nursing (Nurse Education) is for registered nurses who wish to extend their knowledge and skills so they can educate others in the field of nursing. Studies focus on learning and teaching, educational assessment and teaching strategies for health professionals. With teaching staff who are above world-class researchers in Nursing and industry-experienced, students are assured the very best in academic resources, learning facilities and support. This qualification is only offered online and part-time,


18 units.


  • Nurse Education

Standard entry requirements

  • Bachelor degree in Nursing from a recognised higher education institution or equivalent
  • Or completed hospital based training as a Registered Nurse. Applicants must also hold a Current Practising Certificate as a Registered Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia and completed a minimum one year clinical experience as a Registered Nurse.

Further information

Students must confirm that they meet the 'Fitness to Practice in Clinical Placements' requirements necessary to undertake a clinical placement in preparation for entry into nursing and midwifery professions or for specialist or advanced practice qualifications. The Graduate Certificate in Nursing (Nurse Education) may not be offered every year and may be subject to demand.

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