Graduate Diploma of Health (Advanced Nursing)

Study online - full time or part time. Designed to suit your working life and life style and lead you to the next stage in your career.
This course is only offered at one location, see below.
Federation University Online
Semester 1
Semester 2
Other intakes
Federation University Online
Semester 1
Semester 2
Other intakes
Teaching Period 1, 2023
Teaching Period 2, 2023
Teaching Period 3, 2023
Teaching Period 4, 2023
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This course may be on offer at a partner institution.

1 year
(120 credit points = 1.0 EFTSL)
Entry requirements
Entry requirements apply to this course.

This program is offered online either full-time or part-time, providing working professionals with a convenient way to engage with contemporary global debates and developments in their professional area of interest while at the same time upgrading their qualifications. This is a specialist postgraduate qualification consisting of 120 credit points delivered as 4 courses, taught in English, which normally takes 12 months to 2 years of study. The program structure requires the successful completion of 4 courses in 2 semesters or for part-time candidates a combination of Pathophysiology & Health Assessment for Advanced Practice and Global Health Determinants across 4 semesters. While it is not essential, students undertaking the Master of Health – Advance Nursing stream, in particular, will benefit from being concurrently engaged with industry. You can then take your studies further with a Masters level, where you will engage in a Advanced Nursing pathway where you will be supported to develop knowledge and skills that can be applied directly to your own health practice area. Successful completion of this program will enhance your professional standing and provide you with advanced l

Successful completion of the Graduate Diploma of Health will enhance your professional standing and provide you with advanced level skills and knowledge for application as a leader in the nursing practice and knowledge community.

Sample structures are just one example of the many options available within your chosen course. Please contact Federation University for further information on available options.

Please note this is a sample structure only and is not to be used for enrolment purposes. To enrol, please refer to the information provided to you by Federation University for your individual program structure or view our enrolment information page.

To view current subject information and cost, click on the individual subject name below, or click here to view current subject information and cost for ALL subjects.

Year 1

Semester 1

HEALT6000, 30 credit points

Semester 2

HEALT6001, 30 credit points
HEALT6002, 30 credit points

Entry requirements (year 12)

Entry requirements (non year 12)

An applicant must have successfully completed a three year (minimum) Bachelor level qualification in a related health cognate discipline area.

Extra Requirements

Applicants must supply a current resume with their application.

The application method varies depending on your circumstances, please visit our How to apply page for further information.

VTAC application: No

Direct application: Yes

Federation University code: HM4

CRICOS code:

Fees are subject to change annually.

Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP)

$4,124 estimated annual tuition fee - commencing 2023

Annual tuition fees are per 120 credit points which represents 1 EFTSL or a standard full-time study load for a year.

The estimated annual fees are indicative only. The tuition fees you pay will vary depending on the subjects you choose to study as each subject has its own credit point value and cost. The total cost will vary depending on the subjects you choose, your study load and the time it takes to complete your course.

Fee assistance

As a Commonwealth Supported Place student, you may be eligible to defer payment of your student contribution through the HECS-HELP loan scheme. Please visit our HECS-HELP webpage for further information.

Other fees

You may need to pay some other fees such as the Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF).

Can your studies count towards a degree with us? Use our online Credit Search to get the details on completing your studies sooner.

A hospital based trained nurse without a 3 year degree.

A range of student services are available at most campuses. For further information on these services or for course information, please contact us on 1800 333 864.

The commencement of all programs is subject to available funding and enrolment quotas.

All information contained in this program overview including the availability of programs and fees, is correct at the time of being published, however the University reserves the right to alter any program, procedure or fee. Students should check for any amendment prior to enrolment.

CRICOS Provider No.00103D
Please note: This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding to eligible individuals.
National RTO Code: 4909

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