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Graduate Certificate Online

Nursing (International Registered Nurse Entry)

CQUniversity Australia

6 months
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About

If you have completed a Registered Nursing qualification overseas and you are looking to practice as a Registered Nurse in Australia, the Nursing (International Registered Nurse Entry) program from CQUniversity Australia could be for you. 

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

The Nursing (International Registered Nurse Entry) program from CQUniversity Australia will enable you to develop advanced knowledge and skills that will allow you to work as a Registered Nurse in Australia.

Designed to further build on existing cultural, theoretical, practical and research knowledge, you will benefit from the completion of a compulsory residential school and work-integrated learning. These course inclusions will ensure you are graduate work-ready. To apply for registration as a nurse and/or midwife, please visit the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.

Career Prospective 

Upon completion of the Graduate Certificate in Nursing (International Registered Nurse Entry), you will be eligible to apply for Nursing registration with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA).

Once registration has been achieved, you can choose from a number of roles in the healthcare profession including positions in:

  • public and private hospitals
  • general health services
  • mental health
  • community health
  • residential care
  • indigenous health
  • remote and rural health.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Nurse Professional
  • Australian Identity and Nursing Care 
  • Australian Clinical Nursing Practice

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 6 months
  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

24 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 095595D 

  • To be eligible to enrol in this course, you must first apply to the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency for registration in Australia (AHPRA). AHPRA will assess your application and determine your eligibility to work as a registered nurse. 
  • If you are not found to be immediately eligible for registration you may be referred to an Entry Program for Internationally Qualified Registered Nurses (EPIQ RN). The Graduate Certificate in Nursing (International Registered Nurse Entry) is an EPIQ RN.
  • Applicants must be referred by the AHPRA/NMBA to undertake an "NMBA-approved bridging program of study". A copy of this referral must be supplied with your application. NMBA/AHPRA referrals have an expiry date.  

Funding

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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