Cancer and Haematology Nursing

Contribute to the improved survival and recovery of cancer patients and move towards a leadership position in this exciting field.

This program, offered as a master's degree, graduate diploma and graduate certificate, specifically explores opportunities to progress the development of clinical cancer and haematology practice, build the profile of nurses in these areas, and meet the growing demands for advanced practitioners in cancer and haematology care.

Why study cancer and haematology nursing?

Cancer is the single largest cause of premature death in Australia, and represents nearly one-fifth of the total burden of disease.

Our postgraduate program in cancer and haematology nursing will provide you with the specialist education required to work in all areas of cancer and haematology care, while critically exploring future trends in treatment, effective models of patient care and disease prevention.

Led by expert researchers, you will investigate the biology of cancer and haematology, associated treatments, and integrated multidisciplinary management.

Who should study this program?

Our cancer and haematology program is designed for registered nurses working in the field who are looking to build the professional practice capabilities needed for leadership in cancer and haematology nursing.

Why study at Sydney Nursing School?

  • The University of Sydney is ranked first in Australia for graduate employability* and 15th internationally in nursing.**
  • Be taught by experts in cancer and haematology nursing.
  • Benefit from face-to-face learning and collaboration with your peers.
  • Choose how to fit study into your life with full-time and part-time options, as well as self-paced online study for some components of the program.
  • Learn how to make evidence-based decisions by using research generated at our very own Cancer Nursing Research Unit – an innovative collaboration with the Sydney Local Health District.

* QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2018.
** QS World University Rankings by Subject 2018.

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Application dates

Applications are now open and will close on:

  • 31 January 2019 for international students.
  • 11 February 2019 for domestic students.

Next steps: Course details and planning your study

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