Specialist Certificate in Nursing Practice (Acute and Complex Care)

The experience


Online learning

As a student at a school committed to professional, continuing and executive education, you’ll have access to high-quality online education tools – all you need is a computer and an internet connection.

Your virtual classroom is academically robust and designed to prepare you for competition in your field. You will expand your skills and knowledge via innovative technologies like webinars, podcasts and moderated discussion forums.

Why study online?

The online learning environment has been carefully devised by expert academics, alongside learning designers and technology specialists, to facilitate an interactive and flexible student experience.

At the University of Melbourne, you will have access to the best minds and a dynamic peer group. Throughout the course you will be able to engage closely with fellow online students and share your knowledge with each other.

Gain access to the highest levels of support

From your initial expression of interest right through to graduation, you’ll receive all the technical support you need.

Don’t be surprised if you learn our student support team members by name – they are dedicated, personal and friendly and they understand that every student experience is unique. If a challenge arises, they’ll do everything in their power to assist you so that you can continue to have an excellent learning experience.

Our online student support consultants can assist with:

  • Enrolment and subject assistance
  • Administrative logistics and fee options
  • Technical support, regular health checks, and technical support during live webinars
  • Online learning skills and workload management
  • Special circumstances.

Who you will learn from

You’ll learn from nurses and be mentored by nursing specialist experts, gaining a progressive and unparalleled educational experience. Your online study will also be enhanced by regular interaction with lecturers and fellow students.

Find out more about the University of Melbourne online learning experience.

In this course you'll learn from the following experts:

  • Ms Natasha Morris, Program Coordinator, Nursing Specialty Practice and Course Coordinator, Graduate Certificate in Nursing Practice
  • Mr Nick Bridge, Subject Coordinator, Applied Pathophysiology.
  • Karen Stephens, Clinical Nurse Educator, Eastern Health and Subject Coordinator, Nursing Speciality 1 and Nursing Practice 1.
  • Tarquin Robinson, Clinical Nurse Educator, Eastern Health, Subject Coordinator for Nursing Specialty 2 (Renal) and Nursing Practice 2 (Renal).
  • Kristy Cooper, Subject Coordinator for Nursing Specialty 2 (Cardiorespiratory) and Nursing Practice 2 (Cardiorespiratory).