Graduate Certificate in Primary Care Nursing

    Course overview

    • 1 year part time
    • On Campus (Parkville)
    • Available to domestic students
    • Start Year Intake - February and Mid Year Intake - July


    The Graduate Certificate in Primary Care Nursing has been developed by experienced primary care nurses and general practitioners. The course delivers comprehensive and evidenced based education in chronic disease management, preventive health, and advanced nursing practice.  The elective can be taken from related disciplines such as those offered by population and adolescent health.

    Consolidate and enhance your existing skills

    The course complements your current and previous workplace experience. Consolidate your existing skills with the latest in policy and clinical practice.

    Online and workplace learning

    The Graduate Certificate is delivered online, some assessment tasks are completed in the workplace.  The Immunisation and Travel Health elective includes a clinical placement completed in the student’s workplace or at an external organisation.


    The Australian College of Nursing is offering scholarships for postgraduate study, closing date 25 October.

    Learn more and apply now

    Prospective students - Please contact Primary Care Nursing Course Coordinator Tracy Murphy at