Ready to embrace advanced practice?
James Cook University's Online Graduate Diploma in Nursing will equip you with the critical thinking skills and theoretical knowledge to apply advanced nursing concepts in the clinical setting. This online course will prepare you to lead nursing practice and optimise patient outcomes in a hospital setting.
Australia's health system is changing to meet more demand than ever before.
Offering three majors, Leadership and Management, Education and Advanced Practice, you'll learn specifics about leading and managing teams, develop skills in business-related areas, such as finance and budgeting, and build contemporary skills to facilitate effective adult learning. You'll be prepared to help shape the way in which nurses practice and deliver patient care for the complex, fast-paced health environment of the future.
Our dynamic, 100% online course offers real-time and user-friendly engagement. It empowers you with the flexibility to study around your busy schedule - wherever and whenever suits you.
Extend your skills and expertise in your practice area, and open the door to a whole new world of career opportunities in nursing.
Through the online Graduate Diploma of Nursing, you'll learn how to apply and adapt your advanced knowledge and skills in your specialty area of practice across a range of health settings. To complete your online Graduate Diploma of Nursing, either choose one of three majors: Leadership and Management, Education or Advanced Practice, so you can shape your study to suit your own career path.
JCU offers subjects from Ethics and Health Management to Clinical Coaching, so you can focus on areas that will help put you on your best career path.
Want more details about these specialisations? Find out more from our course guide.
JCU recognises the value of past study and real-world experience. Exemptions or credits for elective subjects will be considered on a case-by-case basis, upon submission of verifiable supporting documentation.
Contact a JCU Enrolment Advisor to discuss your circumstances and develop a tailored program of study.