Graduate Diploma in Nursing Science (Emergency Nursing)
Advance your career in emergency nursing
Nurses are highly respected members of the community. They care for patients in a range of settings and touch lives with empathy, compassion and humour.
This specialisation is suited to nurses currently practising in emergency who want to build their competencies for senior positions in emergency departments.
What will you do?
Our Graduate Diploma in Nursing Science (Emergency Nursing) is delivered via a blend of online courses and face-to-face teaching on campus. You will:
- work through seven courses, four with an emergency or critical care focus
- explore professional issues such as accountability, ethics, advocacy, leadership and cultural competence
- consider current theories, debates and issues in emergency nursing
- build skills for research and evidence-based practice.
A generic Graduate Diploma in Nursing Science is also available for nurses without the required speciality experience.
Choose your applicant type to view the relevant admissions information for this program.
I am a:
SATAC Code 3GD034 Deferment Yes - 2 year Intake February and July Enquiries Future Students teamGraduate entry
Additional Entry RequirementsWithin ten days of submitting a formal SATAC preference, applicants must provide all required additional information on line directly to the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences at the following link: http://health.adelaide.edu.au/admissions/gdnurssci/application.html Higher Education Study Applicants must:
1. have a completed Bachelor of Nursing degree or equivalent, and have at least two years' experience as a registered nurse in the field of the specialisation to be undertaken, and 2. be registered, or be eligible for registration, as a nurse in Australia or New Zealand and be employed at a minimum of 0.64 FTE in the field of specialisation.
All applicants must ensure they correctly answer the question relating to Nursing current practising certificate when applying via SATAC. SATAC will attempt to confirm their registration on the online register of the relevant Nurses Board but if SATAC is unable to do so, applicants will be asked to submit a certified copy of their certificate.SATAC Code: 3GD034
CRICOS 022511F Intake February and July
English Language Requirements
Australian Year 12 Successful completion of an Australian year 12 qualification with a minimum pass in an accepted English language subject English Tests accepted by the University of Adelaide IELTS Overall 7 Reading 7 Listening 7 Speaking 7 Writing 7 TOEFL Overall 94 Reading 24 Listening 24 Speaking 23 Writing 27 Pearsons Overall 65 Reading 65 Listening 65 Speaking 65 Writing 65 C1 Advanced Overall 185 Reading 185 Listening 185 Speaking 185 Writing 185 Qualifications that meet minimum English requirements A range of alternative qualifications may meet the University’s minimum English requirements
Academic Entry Requirements
Tertiary Qualifications Registered (or eligible for registration as a Nurse) in Australia or New Zealand and hold a degree of the Bachelor of Nursing or equivalent and have at least 2 years experience as a Registered Nurse in the field of specialisation to be undertaken.
Additional Entry RequirementsWithin ten days of submitting a formal applications, candidates must provide all required additional information on line directly to the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences at the following link: http://health.adelaide.edu.au/admissions/gdnurssci/application.html
Fees and Scholarships
Choose your applicant type to view the relevant fees and scholarships information for this program.
I am a:
Annual tuition feesCommonwealth-supported place: $6,670
Annual tuition fees International student place: $33,500
These scholarships, as well as many others funded by industry and non-profit organisations, are available to potential and currently enrolled students.
Career ReadinessGraduates are prepared for careers in a variety of settings from clinical to community, rural, acute care and other non-clinical areas.
The University of Adelaide Careers Service prepares, inspires and empowers students to achieve successful career transitions and connect with industry.
Graduate AttributesThe objective of this program is to produce graduates with specific attributes as outlined in University of Adelaide Graduate Attributes.
- Deep discipline knowledge
- Critical thinking and problem solving
- Teamwork and communication skills
- Career and leadership readiness
- Intercultural and ethical competency
- Self-awareness and emotional intelligence
Clinical Nurse Consultant, Nurse, Nurse Educator, Nurse Manager
Academic Program Rules
The Calendar is a comprehensive handbook of the University's academic program rules.
Example Study Plan
Indicative study plan Year1 S1 NURSING 7031
Foundations of Critical Care
Critical Care Essentials
S2 Nursing 7154
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Last updated: Wednesday, 15 Jan 2020