Graduate Diploma of Nursing - Specialisation

University of Tasmania

Nurses are highly respected health professionals with a great depth of skill and knowledge. Few professions offer such challenges and rewards. If students are looking to make a difference as an invaluable part of the healthcare system, then a career in nursing will help them do it. The University of Tasmania offers nursing education and training both in the classroom and through strong industry partnerships. Graduates go on to work as nurses and midwives in a range of areas including chronic disease management, mental health, workplace safety, rural and Indigenous health and emergency medicine.

Course Fee:

Australian: $42,735

Entry Requirements:

Must be a registered nurse in Australia; or qualifications assessed by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia and be eligible for registration in Australia; at least 2 years of full-time experience in relevant nursing practice within the last two years or equivalent; Bachelor degree in nursing with a grade point average of at least a credit or equivalent; or have qualifications or experience deemed to be the equivalent of one of the above; placement requirements apply

Subjects you can Study:

Acute care; Aged care; Anaesthetics and recovery; Cardiovascular; Child and family health; Clinical nursing and teaching; Community health; Critical care; Emergency; Gerontological; Immigration; leadership in practice; Mental health/psychiatric; Neonatal intensive care; Neuroscience; Oncology; Orthopaedic; Paediatric; Perioperative; Rehabilitation; Renal; Special care of the newborn

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Depending on the specialist strand chosen for their Graduate Diploma of Advanced Nursing, graduates may apply for formal endorsement of their qualification by Nursing Boards.

Related Careers:

Nurse - Registered,
Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Launceston No info Yes Online 2 years
At the University of Tasmania students study at a quality institution in one of the most beautiful locations in the world. Founded in 1890, we are the fourth oldest university in Australia, and our institution is classed within the top two per cent of universities worldwide.

The University offers more than 100 undergraduate degrees and more than 150 postgraduate programs across a wide range of disciplines. Many of our programs are accredited and professionally recognised by industry and professional bodies in Australia and abroad.

We are highly regarded internationally for our teaching and academic excellence, and our lecturers and tutors have the opportunity to engage with students one-on-one and offer personalised advice and guidance. Our diverse range of courses, student exchanges and learning experiences offer students a uniquely engaging educational experience, while giving them excellent preparation for their future careers.

The University of Tasmania campuses in Hobart, Launceston and Burnie offer students a focused and engaged learning environment with excellent facilities. Beyond our campuses, the University community is strengthened by a network of more than 100,000 alumni spanning more than 120 countries.

Tasmania is an affordable place to live, with a stunning natural environment and a friendly and welcoming community. For students looking for an exceptional, personalised university experience that will shape their future success, there is no better place to study.

Provider CRICOS: 00586B (TAS); 03058B (NSW)

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