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Nursing, Graduate Diploma

James Cook University Online (JCU), Australia . Cricos: 00117J

James Cook University Online (JCU)

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About Nursing, Graduate Diploma - at James Cook University Online (JCU)

Ready to embrace advanced practice?

James Cook University's Online Graduate Diploma in Nursing will equip you with the critical thinking skills and theoretical knowledge to apply advanced nursing concepts in the clinical setting. This online course will prepare you to lead nursing practice and optimise patient outcomes in a hospital setting.

Australia's health system is changing to meet more demand than ever before.

Offering three majors, Leadership and Management, Education and Advanced Practice, you'll learn specifics about leading and managing teams, develop skills in business-related areas, such as finance and budgeting, and build contemporary skills to facilitate effective adult learning. You'll be prepared to help shape the way in which nurses practice and deliver patient care for the complex, fast-paced health environment of the future.

Our dynamic, 100% online course offers real-time and user-friendly engagement. It empowers you with the flexibility to study around your busy schedule - wherever and whenever suits you.

Extend your skills and expertise in your practice area, and open the door to a whole new world of career opportunities in nursing.

Entry requirements

To be eligible to enrol in the online Graduate Diploma of Nursing, applicants must have:

  • Completed an AQF Level 7 Bachelor of Nursing, or equivalent qualification, and;
  • 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;
  • Completed a minimum of one year of full-time clinical experience, or the part-time equivalent, as a registered nurse or midwife.
  • Applicants of non-English speaking backgrounds must meet the English language proficiency requirements of Band 3a - Schedule II of the JCU Admissions Policy.

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