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GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN NURSING

Speciality Classification
Nurses and Midwives
Start Date
01-May-2021
Location
Online
End Date
01-Oct-2021
Delivery
Online
Duration
8 months part-time
Provider
Victoria University Online

Duration

8 months part-time

Study intakes

Jan, Mar, May, July, Sep, Oct

Fees

$2,650 per unit

Units

4 (7 weeks)

COURSE OVERVIEW

Deliver better nursing for better health through leadership, research and innovation.

VU Online’s Graduate Certificate in Nursing is designed for registered nurses to transform the delivery of healthcare services in Australia. You can successfully earn your Graduate Certificate in Nursing by enrolling in 4 consecutive study periods of 7 weeks each. This means you can enrol and complete your degree in 8 months.  

Each course is delivered 100% online, giving students the flexibility to fit study around their busy personal and professional lives. At VU Online, we take a personalised 1:1 approach to online learning, which makes learning with us highly interactive and supported.

With 25 years of experience delivering postgraduate courses in Australia, VU has equipped thousands of students from all walks of life with the knowledge and skills to successfully achieve their unique career goals including promotion, salary increase and leadership and innovation in nursing.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

To apply for the online Master of Nursing, you are required to have:

  • Completed an AQF Level 7 Bachelor of Nursing, or equivalent qualification AND
  • Current Registration as a Registered Nurse (Division 1) or Registered Midwife with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) OR equivalent registration with the relevant registering authority for applicants outside of Australia OR
  • Applicants without an AQF 7 Bachelor Degree of Nursing or above but hold an alternative qualification in nursing AND current Registration as a Registered Nurse (Division 1) or Registered Midwife with the Australian Practitioner Regulation Agency (APHRA) will also be considered.

UNITS OF STUDY

The Graduate Certificate prepares nurses for the challenges of leadership and a pathway to career progression. Each unit of study lasts seven weeks, meaning you can earn your qualification in as little as eight months..

CAREER OPTIONS

Prepare for the healthcare challenges of the 21st century.

Australia requires registered nurses with advanced knowledge, skills and competencies to help drive the transformation of the Australian healthcare system.

Move up to the next level of your nursing career. You may be the next Nurse Unit Manager. 

On completion of this course, Australian Registered Nurses (RNs) will be eligible for the postgraduate qualification allowance.

STUDENT SUPPORT

VU Online provides you with the support you need, when you need it, during your course. With four layers of student support, our goal is to ensure you succeed in your studies.

Our experienced academics understand how to deliver a quality online learning experience and are highly responsive and accessible.

You will also have access to a dedicated Student Success Advisor, who provides motivation and one-on-one personalised assistance with non-academic matters for the duration of the course. You will experience the support of a community, through chat, virtual seminars and discussion board activity. Your support network is only a phone call or email away.

WHY STUDY WITH VU ONLINE?

Ranked among the world’s top two per cent of universities, VU Online is respected by employers and professionals alike.

We offer degrees that empower you to progress over time, putting your dream qualification in reach – regardless of educational background.

Known for industry-focused courses as well as high-calibre facilitators and academics, VU Online combines a track record in tertiary education that puts students first with a deep understanding of contemporary online learning.

Study with VU Online and you’ll be part of a vibrant, virtual community of like-minded peers, actively supported to achieve your professional goals.

Entry Requirements / Prerequisites
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

To apply for the online Master of Nursing, you are required to have:

Completed an AQF Level 7 Bachelor of Nursing, or equivalent qualification AND
Current Registration as a Registered Nurse (Division 1) or Registered Midwife with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) OR equivalent registration with the relevant registering authority for applicants outside of Australia OR
Applicants without an AQF 7 Bachelor Degree of Nursing or above but hold an alternative qualification in nursing AND current Registration as a Registered Nurse (Division 1) or Registered Midwife with the Australian Practitioner Regulation Agency (APHRA) will also be considered.
Features

Award winning study model

Our award winning postgraduate Block Model recognises the complexity of students' lives while giving a consistent, manageable and connected online learning experience. Earn your Graduate Certificate in Nursing faster than on-campus, with our unique study model.

No exams or textbooks to purchase

The online units have been designed with a student-centred approach that spans from the overarching learning outcomes to the engaging activities and self-determined assessments.

Support 7 days and in the evenings

Get the support you need, when you need it, during your course. Our support network has a single focus on ensuring you are entirely supported to succeed.

Delivery
Title
GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN NURSING
Speciality Classification
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Community health, Education and Research, Leading and managing
Location
Provider Type
University
Duration
8 months part-time
Start Date
01-May-2021
End Date
01-Oct-2021
Price
10600.00
Price Details
$2,650 per unit, Total for 4 units $10,600 (2021 fees)
Location
Online
Price:
$10,600.00
$2,650 per unit, Total for 4 units $10,600 (2021 fees)
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