Graduate Diploma in Primary Care Nursing

      Course overview

      • 1 year full time / 2 years part time
      • On Campus (Parkville)
      • Available to domestic students.
      • Start Year Intake - March and Mid Year Intake - July


      The Graduate Diploma in Primary Care Nursing has been developed by experienced primary care nurses and general practitioners. The program teaches strategies for health promotion, teamwork and advanced nursing practice for nurses working in general practice and primary care settings.

      It delivers comprehensive and evidence-based education in chronic disease management, prevention, quality systems and safety, women’s health, mental health and youth 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.

      Part-time learning available

      The Graduate Diploma is available full or part-time, taken over one or two years – but you may take up to four years.

      Online and face-to-face learning

      The Graduate Diploma program is delivered online.  Some electives have face to face teaching and you will also have the opportunity to undertake clinical placements to ensure practical application of learning.