Griffith University

Graduate Certificate in Professional Nursing

Griffith University

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

The Graduate Certificate in Professional Nursing will enable registered nurses to develop advanced knowledge and specialist skills to address the core competencies related to nursing.Please note that successful completion of this program does not lead to eligibility to apply for registration as a nurse. Prospective students seeking eligibility to apply for registration should refer to the Bachelor of Nursing.


  • Advanced Health Assessment
  • Managing Complex Clients
  • Standard pathway with 80 credit points of advanced standing
  • Transforming and Leading Healthcare

Standard entry requirements

Bachelor degree in Nursing and professional registration


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

Graduates from the Graduate Certificate in Professional Nursing may apply for entry to the Master of Advanced Nursing Practice (5721).

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Online International: $16,250 No
  • Part-time : 1 year

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