24 months
2700 AUD/credit 16200 AUD/year
2700 AUD/credit 16200 AUD/year
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The Nursing from Victoria University is designed for registered nurses to transform the delivery of healthcare services in Australia. The course prepares nurses for the challenges of clinical leadership, research and advanced practice roles in their chosen specialisation.


About Nursing from Victoria University

Across eight core units of study – from Promoting Cultural Competence and Community Health to Nursing Informatics – and four specialised units in their chosen field of study, students will acquire skills that are in demand for senior nurse leaders.

Each course is delivered 100% online, giving students the flexibility to fit study around their busy personal and professional lives. At VU Online, we take a personalised 1:1 approach to online learning, which makes learning with us highly interactive and supported.


  • Clinical nurse specialist
  • Clinical research nurse
  • Clinical nurse consultant
  • Clinical nurse educator
  • Nurse unit manager
  • Leadership role in chronic disease and ageing
  • Unit manager
  • Director of nursing 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Care Coordination in Practice 
  • Leading Improvement and Innovation 
  • Evidence and Research for Practice
  • Complex Care Coordination 
  • Nursing Informatics 

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


12 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed an AQF Level 7 Bachelor of Nursing, or equivalent qualification AND

  • Current Registration as a Registered Nurse (Division 1) OR Registered Midwife with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) OR equivalent registration with the relevant registering authority for applicants outside of Australia AND

  • Completed a minimum of one year of full-time clinical experience, or the part-time equivalent, as a registered nurse. OR

  • Applicants without an AQF 7 Bachelor Degree of Nursing or above who also hold current Registration as a Registered Nurse (Division 1) or Registered Midwife with the Australian Practitioner Regulation Agency (APHRA), or applicants without sufficient clinical work experience will be considered for the Graduate Certificate in Nursing. On successful completion of the Graduate Certificate, applicants will be eligible for admission to this course with credit granted for completed units.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16200 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2700 AUD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    16200 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2700 AUD per credit during 24 months.


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