Nursing (Primary Health Care), Postgraduate Diploma | Online (optional) | Flinders University | Adelaide, Australia
12 months
34000 AUD/year
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Specifically designed for international students, this Nursing (Primary Health Care) program from Flinders University enables you to study with domestic students and undertake observational professional experience placement (PEP) opportunities previously unavailable to international students.   

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The Nursing (Primary Health Care) program from Flinders University aims to facilitate the development of specialised knowledge in working with individuals, groups, families and communities within a broad primary healthcare framework.

Your career 

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

Our 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.

Potential occupations include: 

  • case coordinator
  • clinical nurse specialist
  • health promotion nurse
  • community health nurse
  • injury management officer
  • mental health nurse
  • nurse research assistant
  • registered nurse
  • rehabilitation consultant.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Primary Health Care Constructs and Contexts 
  • Epidemiology and Population Studies for Health Care Practice 
  • Advanced Thinking, Communicating and Problem Solving for Health Professionals
  • Leadership in Health Studies
  • Research  
  • Health Management for Infants, Children and Young People 
  • Working with Infants, Children and Families

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


36 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 088948J  

  • The Graduate Diploma in Nursing (Primary Health Care) consists of 36 units, including a 4.5-unit topic that provides an introduction to research. It is designed to provide you with the opportunity to deepen your clinical and theoretical knowledge base in primary health care at a leadership and advanced communication level within your workplace and practice.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    34000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 34000 AUD for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Adelaide

1328 - 2474 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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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