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Nursing (Overseas Registration) (Specialisation)

University of Tasmania

12 months
8975 AUD/year
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For overseas nurses who wish expand career options within their home country. This Nursing (Overseas Registration) (Specialisation) course at University of Tasmania is flexible, part-time and online.   

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Always related to the practice context this Nursing (Overseas Registration) (Specialisation)  course at University of Tasmania   is designed to further nursing knowledge and  skill to enable students to provide improved  patient outcomes.

Career outcomes

Designed for those who are already practicing nurses and who desire to increase their knowledge and capacity in their practice context.

Professional Recognition 

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 include:

  • Interpreting Patient Deterioration
  • The Illness Experience
  • Advanced Health Assessment
  • The Politics of Acute Nursing
  • Anaesthetic & Recovery Nursing

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • Students living overseas should apply at least 3 months prior to semester start date and on-shore students apply no less than one month prior to semester start date.


100 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS Provider Code 00586B 

To be eligible for an offer, applicants must have:

  • A Bachelor's Degree (in nursing) that is recognised by UTAS processes for entry to a postgraduate course.
  • Evidence of registration to practice as a nurse in the overseas country, where there is a registration system, or equivalent in that country.
  • English Language proficiency to a level of IELTS 7.0 across all bands plus evidence they have achieved a B grade in all areas of the Occupational English Test (OET) to meet NMBA English language requirements. IELTS and OET results must not be more than 24 months old.
  • Six months of full-time registered nurse experience in nursing practice in an overseas country within the last two years.
  • Working in the area of nursing specialisation to which seeking entry.

Work experience

  • Six months of full-time experience in relevant nursing practice in an overseas country within the last two years

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    8975 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8975 AUD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • Domestic students enrolled in a full fee paying place are charged the Student Services and Amenities Fee and is incorporated in the fees you pay for each unit you enrol in.


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