• Application Deadline
  • 12 months
Develop your nursing skills and prepare to advance your career to new heights. Practise in a variety of clinical settings and roles as a registered nurse who is reflective about their practice, has well-developed clinical reasoning skills and a commitment to lifelong learning with this Nursing (Post registration) at Flinders University. 


Why study Nursing (Post Registration) at Flinders University:

  • Cover the fundamental requirements to be eligible to re-apply for registration as a practising nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia
  • Gain an innovative practice-based education from award-winning teachers in state-of-the-art facilities
  • Flinders has been a leading provider of nursing education and research for 40 years and is internationally recognised

Your career

Explore an exciting and diverse career in nursing and play an important role in health promotion, maintenance and education, as well as patient care and the restoration of health.

Potential occupations include registered nursing positions in a range of setting such as:

  • medical/surgical
  • emergency
  • mental health
  • aged care
  • community health and general practice
Potential employers include:
  • community health
  • aged care
  • intensive care
  • emergency departments
  • mental health
  • paediatrics and cardiac care


This degree is accredited by the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Part-time variant
    • Duration description
      Part-time only for domestic students.
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Introduction to the Nursing Profession and Independent Learning
  • Indigenous Health and Cultural Safety
  • Pathophysiology and Pharmacology
  • Clinical Governance and Practice Improvement
  • Advanced Decision-Making and Practice
  • Transition to Professional Practice

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

  • Applicants must provide documentary evidence of eligibility for registration (for example, a practising certificate) with a nurses’ registration authority in the country in which they originally registered.
  • Applicants who are registered nurses in countries other than Australia must also hold an approved Diploma of Nursing (or equivalent) from an approved tertiary institution.
  • This program is for hospital trained nurses or nurses with a diploma of nursing who are seeking to advance their qualification to a degree.
  • CRICOS Provider: 00114A

Tuition Fee

  • International

    30400 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30400 AUD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    6917 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6917 AUD per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Adelaide

  • 1328 - 2480 AUD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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