Graduate Diploma of Nursing
School of Nursing & Midwifery, Fremantle Campus
If you are a Registered Nurse, our Graduate Diploma of Nursing offers you the chance to upgrade your qualifications over a two-year period. The part-time program is open to you if you have a degree, or if you do not have a degree, you can demonstrate practical nursing skills. Contact time has been limited so that you can combine your work with this postgraduate program.
Why study this degree?
Covering areas such as mental health, governance, management and leadership, education, acute care, evidence based practice and research and professional development, our postgraduate nursing program offers the ideal vehicle for you if you are a Registered Nurse and want to develop your nursing expertise and function at an advanced level in your profession.
Consideration will also be given to those who do not have a relevant degree but who have a wealth of nursing experience. Additional support will be offered to applicants who do not hold a nursing degree.
Designed specifically for working professionals, the Graduate Diploma of Nursing can be combined with full time employment, with weekly contact between two and four hours per subject.
Subjects can be selected from the following study areas:
- Mental Health
- Professional Development
- Management and Leadership
- Acute Care
- Evidence based practice and research
Full details of the program requirements are contained in the Program Regulations.
The following entry requirements apply to this program:
- Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia or provisional registration, whichever is applicable at the time of commencement
- Nursing of other appropriate degree or the equivalent
- Minimum of one year relevant post registration nursing experience.
Fees and costs
This Program has the following loan scheme(s) available for eligible students:
The FEE-HELP loan scheme assists eligible fee-paying students with the payment of all, or part, of their tuition fees, not including additional study costs such as accommodation or textbooks. Your FEE-HELP debt will be indexed each year in line with the Consumer Price Index. Please note, from 1 January 2019, students studying an undergraduate program at the University of Notre Dame will no longer be charged the 25% FEE-HELP loan fee.
For further information, or for indicative fees for domestic or international students, please visit our Fees page.