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Graduate Certificate of Nursing Specialisation Clinical Education

Speciality Classification
Nurses and Midwives
1 year part-time
University of Southern Queensland


  • Develop your nursing skills and expertise as a clinical educator, and facilitator for students, peers and other health professionals, with a focus on diverse healthcare settings.
  • The Graduate Certificate of Nursing (Clinical Education) focuses on how learner-centred education occurs in a clinical setting. It explores how education can support principles and strategies, the creation of positive learning and teaching environments, networking and reflective development approaches for life-long learning.
  • You will need access to an educational setting where professional learning practices can be explored and developed.

Further study

After completing the Graduate Certificate of Nursing, there will be the option to take the credit from the courses and continue to complete the Graduate Diploma of Nursing or the Master of Nursing.

Career outcomes

  • This degree will enhance career opportunities as an education specialist in the clinical practice field of nursing and health care.

Entry requirements

  • Completed a 3-year bachelor degree, or equivalent, in the area of nursing from a recognised university.
  • Hold a current professional registration as a Division 1 Nurse, or equivalent, with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA), or relevant regulatory body in applicant's home country.

English language requirements

You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements and this degree requires a minimum of IELTS 7.0 or equivalent. If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.

Recognition of prior learning or work experience

You may be eligible for recognition of prior learning if you have previously studied or have relevant work experience. This will help to reduce the number of courses that you need to study to finish your program.

Degree structure

To complete this degree students must complete 4 units. Most courses (similar to ‘subjects’) are valued at 1 unit. To study part-time you would usually complete 2 units per semester.

Courses to be studied

  • Core courses 2 units
  • Specialisation courses 2 units

Fees and scholarships

Your actual fees may vary depending on the courses you select. We review our fees annually so these may be subject to change.

Approximate annual costs1 for your study (4 units) in this degree are:

  • Commonwealth supported  AUD 3472
  • Domestic full fee paying  AUD 11720
Graduate Certificate of Nursing Specialisation Clinical Education
Speciality Classification
Provider Type
1 year part-time
End Date
Price Details
Domestic full fee paying - AUD 11720 / Commonwealth supported - AUD 3472
Domestic full fee paying - AUD 11720 / Commonwealth supported - AUD 3472
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