Postgraduate nursing

Enrich your nursing training and knowledge.

Why study postgraduate nursing online?

From a Masters in Nursing to a Graduate Certificate, you can build on your knowledge and experience by adding to your existing nursing qualification. With a postgraduate nursing degree you'll become an expert practitioner in your chosen speciality.

Engage with current and emerging models of health and wellness across a range of specialisations. Understand the legal, ethical and professional issues associated with patient care, and supporting the people around the patient. Develop your leadership knowledge and technical capability to further your existing career, or build a base for future success.

Studying nursing online means that you can fit your learning around your life. Step up, drive change, and take your nursing career to the next level!

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Postgraduate nursing highlights

  • Understand the intricacies of care from a specialist perspective.
  • Extend your core competencies.
  • Engage with new frameworks for healthcare transformation.
  • Understand the needs of complex clients.
  • Develop communication and relationship-building skills.

Postgraduate nursing specialisations

  • Acute care nursing
  • Advanced nursing practice
  • Clinical nursing
  • Critical care nursing
  • Emergency nursing
  • Mental health nursing
  • Paediatric nursing

Get going with OUA

Compare and apply

With courses from leading Australian universities, we’ll help you find the right postgraduate qualification for you. Our student advisors are ready to answer your questions.

Work out your finances

During your enrolment, we’ll offer you the option to pay upfront in full, or defer your payment using a FEE-HELP student loan. Remember to look into income tax deductions for course fees and study-related expenses.

Get credit for your success

We won’t let your hard work go unrecognised. If you’re bringing relevant study or work experience with you, you can enter with credit and complete your postgraduate course even faster.

Postgraduate qualification levels explained

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Graduate Certificate
4 subjects | AQF Level 8

A generalist qualification ideal for postgraduates wanting to develop skills in a specific area.

Graduate Diploma
8 subjects | AQF Level 8

A concentrated approach to important skills for postgraduate students seeking a higher level of understanding.

Masters Degree
11-16 subjects | AQF Level 9

A full program of learning to develop postgraduates’ advanced knowledge for professional practice.

Why study online through OUA?

Find the right course for you

Explore and choose from 290+ degrees and 1,580+ subjects from leading Australian unis.

Target specific skills and knowledge

Complete postgraduate single subjects to upskill you one topic at a time.

Get the credit you deserve

Apply for credit for past study, or your work experience, and finish faster.

Graduate with a degree from a leading uni

Enrol through us, and graduate with exactly the same qualification as on-campus students.

Fit your learning around your busy life

Load up on subjects, slow down with just one, or take time off when you need a break.

We're here to help

Our student advisors can assist you with your enrolment, help you plan your studies and answer any questions about how studying through OUA works.