Graduate Certificate in Paediatric Nursing

Program code

3343

Available at

Nathan

Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt

Logan

South Bank

Online

Offshore

Other

Duration

1 year part-time

Credit points

40

Indicative fee

$9,000.00* per year (more)
* 2019 indicative annual fee

Admission requirements

  • Bachelor degree in Nursing and professional registration

    (more)

Offered in

Trimester 1, Trimester 2 and Trimester 3

Next start date

Trimester 2, 2019 (more)

Applications close

Sunday, 16 June 2019

Why choose this program?

The Graduate Certificate in Paediatric Nursing will enable registered nurses to develop advanced knowledge and specialist skills in the paediatric nursing environment.

Please note that successful completion of this program does not lead to eligibility to apply for registration as a nurse. Prospective students seeking eligibility to apply for registration should refer to the Bachelor of Nursing.

Related programs

Code Program title Campus Intake
3289 Graduate Certificate in Acute Care Nursing Online Trimester 1, Trimester 2 and Trimester 3
3290 Graduate Certificate in Critical Care Nursing Online Trimester 1, Trimester 2 and Trimester 3
3291 Graduate Certificate in Emergency Nursing Online Trimester 1, Trimester 2 and Trimester 3
3343 Graduate Certificate in Paediatric Nursing (this program) Online Trimester 1, Trimester 2 and Trimester 3
3345 Graduate Certificate in Professional Nursing Online Trimester 1, Trimester 2 and Trimester 3
5721 Master of Advanced Nursing Practice Online and some courses may require on-campus attendance Trimester 1, Trimester 2 and Trimester 3

Note: Progression through this program suite is dependent upon satisfying admission requirements.

Attendance information

This program is offered part-time only via online delivery.

Students commencing in Trimester 1 or 2 undertake two courses (20 credit points) each trimester.

Students commencing in Trimester 3 undertake one course (10 credit points) each trimester.

Managing study interruptions

Leave of absence
Students may not take leave of absence in this program without the prior approval of the Program Director. The Program Director will review applications for leave of absence relative to the maximum time available to complete the program, professional registration requirements and employment requirements (if applicable).

My career opportunities

You will have clinical specialist skills in the area of paediatric nursing and will be able to expect increased professional recognition, mobility and an enhanced ability to remain in employment.

Pathways to further study

Graduates from the Graduate Certificate in Paediatric Nursing may apply for entry to the Master of Advanced Nursing Practice. This Masters program is scheduled to commence in Trimester 1-2019 (subject to University approval).

Fee-paying postgraduate (domestic) students

Indicative annual tuition fee

The indicative annual tuition fee is calculated based on a standard full-time study load which is usually 80 credit points (two full-time trimesters).

The indicative annual tuition fee is based on current conditions and available data and should only be used as a guide. These fees are reviewed annually and are subject to change.

Tuition fees
  • A fee-paying postgraduate student pays tuition fees.
  • Students are liable for tuition fees for the courses they are enrolled in as at the census date.
  • The tuition fee for students who commence their program prior to 2014 is charged according to the approved program fee for the trimester in which the student commenced the program.
  • The tuition fee for students who commence their program from 2014 onwards is charged according to the approved program fee for the trimester in which the student is enrolled.

Program fees for the Graduate Certificate in Paediatric Nursing (3343)

Year of study Fee category/Band Fee per CP Tuition fee 40cp
2019 Fee Band 18.0 $225.00 $9,000.00
Tuition fees for your degree program
Changing programs

If a postgraduate student changes to a different program they will be subject to the approved program fee for the trimester in which they are enrolled.

Further information