• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
The Graduate Diploma in Nursing (Primary Health Care) from Flinders University is a 36-unit program offered by the College of Nursing and Health Sciences.

About

The Graduate Diploma in Nursing (Primary Health Care) from Flinders University aims to:

  • facilitate development of specialised knowledge, skills attributes for application in a range of primary health care nursing environments
  • extend student knowledge in research for practice development

Career

Graduates are suitable for careers in a wide range of nursing-related fields.

The courses will give registered nurses the opportunity to provide skillful care to individuals, families and communities to prevent illness, promote healthy lifestyles and manage a range of emerging complex health issues. They will be able to take on leadership and specialised care roles in a variety of clinical nursing settings.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Epidemiology and Population Studies for Health Care Practice 
  • Advanced Thinking, Communicating and Problem Solving for Health Professionals
  • Leadership in Health Studies
  • Introduction to Research
  • Primary Health Care Observational PEP
  • Health Management for Infants, Children and Young People

Detailed Programme Facts

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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General Requirements

  • Applicants must normally hold an approved degree or equivalent qualification and must be registered nurses in their country of residence.
  • However, the Dean (Education) may, under certain circumstances and subject to specific conditions, admit others who can show evidence of fitness for candidature.
  • In addition applicants must provide a supporting statement nominating their area of clinical preference in acute care nursing for university sourced observational professional experience placement.  
  • CRICOS: 088948J

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    32604 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 32600 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
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Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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