Graduate Certificate in Nursing

Curtin University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00301J

The Graduate Certificate in Nursing enhances professional career development, preparing nurses for advanced clinical practice with individuals, families, groups and communities. Nursing theory and research as well as professional role development are an integral part of the course, which is focused on the development of the clinical expert through studies in specialist and advanced practice role development.


This course contains Core Units only


  • Nursing

Standard entry requirements

  • Specifically applicants require a bachelor degree in nursing or equivalent
  • AND registration as a registered nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery board of Australia
  • AND a minimum of one year post registration clinical experience.

Study pathways

Applications for credit towards a course are assessed on an individual basis. To support applications for credit for recognised learning, students are required to submit a professional portfolio detailing evidence of accomplishments. Credit reduces the amount of learning required to complete the course and may be granted for formal education qualifications, non-formal learning from non-award programs of study and informal learning through work experiences. Further information can be found at

Further information

Curtin University course code: GC-NURS. If students need more course information, they may contact the relevant areas: For Current Students: Student Services Office, please see: For Domestic Future Students: Future Students Centre, email: Tel: +61-8-9266 1000. For International Future Students: Curtin International, email: Tel: +61-8-9266 7331.

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