24 months
30320 AUD/year
23440 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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Build your knowledge of the core elements of learner-centred education and become a clinical nurse educator for students, peers and other health professionals with Graduate Diploma of Nursing (Clinical Education) at University of Southern Queensland.



  • Learn key skills in face-to-face and online pedagogy specific to a clinical setting and develop clinical nurse educator resources to progress your career. The Nursing (Clinical Education) program is offered at University of Southern Queensland.
  • Understand the major theories of clinical education and the political, economic and societal issues related to career development.
  • Develop your skills as a mentor and leader to successfully plan and execute clinical education programs within a health care setting.
  • Fit study into your life - study part-time and online while progressing your career as a registered nurse.


  • Further your career as a registered nurse and expand your expertise in clinical education.
  • Graduates find career opportunities in both the private and public health care sectors, in positions that require the oversight or execution of clinical education resources and programs.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • General Health
    • Gerontology
    • Leadership and Management in Health
    • Mental Health

    Key information


    • Part-time
      • 24 months

    Start dates & application deadlines

    More details
    • You can apply throughout the year and for courses that start in three different semesters
    • Apply early, to make sure you secure a place


    8 alternative credits




    Academic requirements

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

    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

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    Other requirements

    General requirements

    • Completed a 3-year bachelor degree in the area of nursing from an Australian university, or equivalent.
    • Hold a current Professional Registration as a Division 1 nurse, or equivalent, with either Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) or relevant regulatory body in applicant's home country.

    Tuition Fee

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    • International

      30320 AUD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 30320 AUD per year during 24 months.
    • National

      23440 AUD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 23440 AUD per year during 24 months.

    Commonwealth supported: AUD 3950


    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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