Specialist Certificate in Cancer Nursing

Course overview

  • 6 months part time
  • Online
  • Available to domestic and international students
  • Summer Intake - January


The Specialist Certificate in Cancer Nursing is a course designed to develop your understanding of the complex needs of those affected by cancer, and the critical role of nursing in cancer treatment.

If you are committed to enhancing your practice and would like to be recognised and rewarded for your dedication and expertise, then this course is for you.

Who is this course for?

The Specialist Certificate is suitable for Registered Nurses with at least one year of clinical experience seeking to specialise in cancer nursing. The course is taken part-time over two terms, allowing you to fit online study within a busy schedule and achieve the qualification within six months.

International students are welcome to study this course. However, please note that this course is not available to international students who require a student visa to study in Australia as it does not meet the onshore study requirements and it is not registered with CRICOS.

Course aims

Throughout the flexible online course, you will be introduced to the theoretical knowledge and scientific advances that underpin care management, and learn how to put this knowledge into practice when you are providing care to patients and their families.


You may also be interested in the one year part-time Graduate Certificate in Cancer Nursing.