Bachelor of Nursing/Graduate Certificate in Paediatric Nursing

Griffith University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00233E

The Bachelor of Nursing component is offered at Nathan and the Graduate Certificate in Paediatric Nursing component is offered online.Nursing is the science of professional caring and offers opportunities to promote and restore health, prevent illness and alleviate suffering. In this program, you will develop key skills for excellent nursing care.You will develop your skills through clinical placements across the health sector and you will have opportunities to undertake rural, remote and overseas placements.The Graduate Certificate in Paediatric Nursing will enable you to develop advanced knowledge and specialist skills in the paediatric nursing environment.


  • Acute Nursing Practice
  • Advanced Health Assessment
  • Child and Family Nursing Practice
  • Chronic Condition Management
  • Clinical Decision Making
  • Communicating Effectively
  • Community Nursing Practice
  • Complex Clinical Care
  • Effective Nursing Practice
  • Evidence-Based Nursing
  • Family Nursing
  • First Peoples Health and Practice
  • Foundations of Professional Nursing
  • Health and Illness in Older People
  • Health Assessment
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology 1
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology 2
  • Human Pathophysiology and Pharmacology 1
  • Human Pathophysiology and Pharmacology 2
  • Legal and Ethical Principles in Healthcare
  • Listed electives and/or Free-choice electives
  • Managing Complex Clients
  • Mental Health Nursing Practice
  • Paediatric Nursing Care
  • Professional Experience Capstone
  • Professional Nursing Practice
  • Psychosocial Development across the Lifespan
  • Safe Administration of Medications
  • Transforming and Leading Healthcare


Griffith University grants credit and recognition of prior learning which may relate to prior formal learning or prior informal and non-formal learning. For more information, please visit the following website: Credit transfer Griffith's innovative Credit Precedent Database allows you to find out what credit decisions have been made in the past. These precedents will give you an idea of what you can expect. View credit precedents for this program

Study pathways

You may be eligible to apply for the Master of Advanced Nursing Practice (5721) with a Paediatric Nursing specialisation if you meet the admission requirements.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Nathan Campus International: $117,250 No
  • Full-time : 3 years

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