University of Technology Sydney (UTS)

Graduate Certificate in Advanced Nursing

University of Technology Sydney (UTS)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00099F

In UTS Online’s Graduate Certificate in Advanced Nursing, students focus on gaining advanced skills in clinical practice, applied pathophysiology and implementing evidence in nursing. This course is delivered part-time, 100% online and influenced by strong healthcare industry partners, making it one of the most contemporary and comprehensive courses of its kind.

Designed for

Registered nurses


UTS Online’s Graduate Certificate in Advanced Nursing is comprised of four subjects. On successful completion of the Graduate Certificate in Advanced Nursing, you will have the opportunity to progress on to the Master of Advanced Nursing program.


  • Subjects include: Specialty Clinical Practice
  • Applied Pathophysiology in Practice
  • Evidence for Informing Practice
  • Improving Safety and Quality in Healthcare

Standard entry requirements

  • Applicants must have completed a UTS recognised bachelor’s degree, or an equivalent or higher qualification, or submitted other evidence of general and professional qualifications that demonstrates potential to pursue postgraduate studies.Applicants must be currently employed in a healthcare setting and have one year of post-registration clinical experience.Applicants must hold current registration as a nurse in Australia.The English proficiency requirement for local applicants with international qualifications is: Academic IELTS: 6.5 overall with a writing score of 6.0
  • Or TOEFL: paper-based: 550-583 overall with TWE of 4.5, internet-based: 79-93 overall with a writing score of 21
  • Or AE5: Pass
  • Or PTE: 58-64
  • Or CAE: 176-184.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Online Campus International: $10,680 Yes
  • Full-time : 8 months
  • Part-time : 8 months

Further information

This course articulates with the Master of Advanced Nursing. To obtain a student visa to study in Australia, international students must enrol full time and on campus. Australian student visa regulations also require international students studying on student visas to complete the course within the standard full-time duration. Students can extend their courses only in exceptional circumstances.

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