18 months
29520 AUD/year
23200 AUD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


 The Nursing (with specialisations) program from Charles Sturt University will provide you with a platform to build on your existing knowledge and experience – and specialise in an area that you’re passionate about: aged care, clinical education, leadership and management, research for clinical practice or rural and remote nursing. 

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Designed for registered nurses looking to upskill for advanced nursing practice, this postgraduate degree will enhance your critical thinking, decision-making and research-related skills for advanced nursing practice. Delivered 100 per cent online, you’ll experience the Charles Sturt difference – total flexibility – allowing you to complete your course in a timeframe that suits you. 

Career opportunities after the  Nursing (with specialisations) program from Charles Sturt University

As a graduate, you'll be able to demonstrate a high level of skill and responsibility in clinical decision-making and provide advanced care in complex circumstances. You’ll collaborate with other health professionals as you work to improve health outcomes. .

And you’ll influence all levels of care while promoting quality health outcomes for individuals, families, communities and healthcare systems through strong leadership and sound research.

Utilise your critical-thinking skills and ability to apply evidence to practice, so you to transition into diverse and challenging nursing roles. These could include leadership and advanced nursing practice positions, including, clinical nurse specialist and nurse educator, clinical nurse consultant, and nurse manager.

Programme Structure


  • Aged Care
  • Clinical Education
  • Leadership and Management
  • Research for Clinical Practice
  • Rural and Remote Nursing 


Study online with Charles Sturt University when it suits you, from anywhere in the world, and get qualified to make your next career move.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS


96 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

We partnered with Aon to provide you with the best affordable student insurance, for a carefree experience away from home.

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Start from €0.53/day, free cancellation any time.

Remember, countries and universities may have specific insurance requirements. To learn more about how student insurance work at Charles Sturt Online and/or in Australia, please visit Student Insurance Portal.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS provider 00005F  

Entry requirements for postgraduate study vary and may include one or more of the following:

  • previous study in a related field
  • previous study in a different field
  • relevant work experience
  • professional accreditation or registration in a relevant field.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29520 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29520 AUD per year during 18 months.
  • National

    23200 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23200 AUD per year during 18 months.
  • Canada and UK $24,240 per year


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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Nursing (with specialisations)
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