Graduate Certificate of Cardiac Nursing

Deakin University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00113B

Cardiovascular diseases cause 27% of deaths in Australia.* As a registered nurse, Deakin’s Graduate Certificate of Cardiac Nursing will equip you with the analytical, practical, communication and leadership skills needed to be a high-performing member of a multidisciplinary health team across a range of specialist cardiac settings. Our School of Nursing and Midwifery has state-of-the-art facilities and is one of Australia’s most established and largest. Ranked 20th in the world, the School’s cutting-edge research is recognised as well above world standard.# Our strong industry connections mean you will be guided through world-class course work by experts in cardiac care nursing.

Standard entry requirements

Bachelor of Nursing or equivalent, andRegistration as a registered nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia with no conditions and restrictions andApplicants must provide evidence of employment in Australia working in a relevant specialist area with appropriate clinical supervision for the duration of the course. As the Specialisation pathways courses are offered collaboratively between the University and a range of partnership/ collaborating hospitals, student selection into the course is a joint process. Students must independently apply for and seek permanent employment within a collaborating hospital to support and provide a sound clinical learning environment for the clinical program requirements of the course.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Cloud(online) International: $12,600 No
  • Online/Off-campus : 1 year

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