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Coursework

Specialist Certificate in Cancer Nursing

      Course overview

      • 6 months part time
      • Online
      • Available to domestic and international students.
      • Term 3 Intake - July

      Overview

      Nurses play a critical role in the treatment and care of people who are affected by cancer. The University of Melbourne’s Specialist Certificate in Cancer Nursing will help you understand the complex needs of those affected and how you can offer the best support across all stages of the cancer journey.

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

      The Specialist Certificate is suitable for registered nurses with at least one year of clinical experience who are 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 be able to achieve the qualification within six months.

      Graduate Certificate in Cancer Nursing coming soon

      In 2020 students who have graduated from the Specialist Certificate in Cancer Nursing can apply for credit towards Graduate Certificate in Cancer Nursing. The graduate certificate will provide you with extended knowledge and skills with a range of elective subjects across haematology, medical oncology, radiation or surgical oncology nursing.

      Interested in this course?

      Register your interest and we will keep you up to date with important course information like entry requirements and application open and closing dates.

      You may also be interested in the Specialist Certificate in Palliative Care.