Graduate Certificate in Advanced Nursing

Graduate Certificate in Advanced Nursing

Take a next step in a rewarding career with the Graduate Certificate in Advanced Nursing from UTS Online. 

This course will help you improve your nursing practice for better patient outcomes and enhance your skills in critical thinking, decision-making and research. 

Influenced by strong healthcare industry partners, this course will focus on building advanced skills in leadership, clinical practice, applied pathophysiology and implementing evidence in nursing. 

UTS partners with local health districts, national and international health organisations, governments and policy makers to ensure that the course gives graduates the most up-to-date and in-demand skills that meet the ever growing needs of employers and healthcare consumers.

Delivered 100% online, this course can be completed in as little as eight months part-time and allows you the flexibility to pursue postgraduate qualifications while managing your work and personal schedule.

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  • Qualification:
    Graduate Certificate
  • Study mode:
    Online
  • Payment options:
    FEE-HELP may be available
    Upfront payment
  • Duration:
    8 months part-time
  • Start date:
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  • Awarded by:
    UTS Online
  • Location:
    Online
  • Career Outcomes:
    Registered Nurse | Nursing Manager | Nurse Unit Manager | Nurse Manager | Nursing Practice Manager | View All

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Course Rundown

Take a next step in a rewarding career with the Graduate Certificate in Advanced Nursing from UTS Online. 

This course will help you improve your nursing practice for better patient outcomes and enhance your skills in critical thinking, decision-making and research. 

Influenced by strong healthcare industry partners, this course will focus on building advanced skills in leadership, clinical practice, applied pathophysiology and implementing evidence in nursing. 

UTS partners with local health districts, national and international health organisations, governments and policy makers to ensure that the course gives graduates the most up-to-date and in-demand skills that meet the ever growing needs of employers and healthcare consumers.

Delivered 100% online, this course can be completed in as little as eight months part-time and allows you the flexibility to pursue postgraduate qualifications while managing your work and personal schedule.

Eligibility

To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:

  • Must have completed a UTS-recognised bachelor’s degree, or an equivalent or higher qualification, or submitted other evidence of general and professional qualifications that demonstrates potential to pursue postgraduate studies; AND
  • Must be currently employed in a healthcare setting and have one year of post-registration clinical experience; AND
  • Must hold current registration as a nurse in Australia. Students’ current nursing registration will be confirmed via the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency. Students should ensure that details of their registration are up-to-date on this register.
  • Must meet the University’s English language requirements.

 

In this nursing course the subjects you may study include: 

  • Specialty Clinical Practice
  • Applied Pathophysiology in Practice
  • Evidence for Informing Practice
  • Improving Safety and Quality in Healthcare

Technology is driving change. At UTS Online we use the latest learning technology to help you get ahead and stay ahead in a changing world, faster.

UTS is the top-ranked young university in Australia and ranked 11th globally*. Our 100% online postgraduate courses give you the opportunity to access our world-class education wherever you are.

Our courses are created by leading industry academics who partner with organisations operating at the edge of progress. The courses are delivered through an innovative and interactive online platform, designed by experts in online education who understand how to make lessons personal and engaging.

With UTS Online, you’ll develop the skills and knowledge you need for your immediate future as well as the capability to keep adapting as new technologies, new career environments and new social challenges change our world even more.

*QS Top 50 Under 50, 2020

You'll have the support you need to succeed with a dedicated Student Enrolment Advisor who will navigate and motivate you through to graduation day.

Where Will It Lead Me?

Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a Graduate Certificate in Advanced Nursing from UTS Online. 

Students will have the option to enrol in the Master of Advanced Nursing.

Curious about where a career in medical could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

How Much Will It Cost?

The full fee for this course is $10,680.

Eligible students can apply for the Australian government's FEE-HELP loan scheme to cover the costs of all or part of your fees.

FEE-HELPYou may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, you may not need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider on your behalf. You'll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $47,014 (2021-22 income year).

Find out more about government study loans here.

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