For overseas nurses who wish expand career options within their home country. This Nursing (Overseas Registration) (Specialisation) at University of Tasmania is flexible, part-time and online.


Always related to the practice context this course is designed to further nursing knowledge and  skill to enable students to provide improved  patient outcomes.

Career outcomes

This Nursing (Overseas Registration) (Specialisation) at University of Tasmania is designed for those who are already practicing nurses and who desire to increase their knowledge and capacity in their practice context.


Graduates of the Graduate certificate in nursing for overseas nurses (specialty) will be awarded  with a Graduate certificate by the University of Tasmania. It must be noted that professional recognition of this certificate will be in the students' home country and does NOT lead to registration as a nurse in Australia. 

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Anaesthetics and Recovery Nursing
  • Cardiovascular Nursing
  • Critical Care Nursing
  • Emergency Nursing
  • Gerontological Nursing
  • Neonatal Intensive care
  • Neuroscience Nursing

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Duration description
      This course may not be available to international students
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    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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General Requirements

To be considered for a place in the Graduate Certificate in Nursing for Overseas Nurses (Speciality) applicants should apply through the Admissions Centre at the University of Tasmania and provide evidence of:
  • 1. A Bachelor's Degree (in nursing or related health) that is recognised by UTAS processes for entry to a postgraduate course.
  • 2. Registration as a nurse in the overseas country, where there is a registration system, or equivalent in that country.
  • 3. English Language proficiency to a level of IELTS 6.5 or OET overall score of B. (Please check your English language proficiency requirements with the international office.)
  • 4. Six months of full-time experience in relevant nursing practice 

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

    16000 AUD/year
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There are a huge range of scholarships, bursaries and fee discounts available for international students studying at the University of Tasmania.

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