Postgraduate Education for Nurses

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The University of Sydney’s postgraduate nursing degrees build on the knowledge you have gained as a registered nurse, solidifying the theoretical foundations of your practice.

You will learn how to use the latest evidence to inform your clinical decision making, giving you confidence to work as a leader in a range of healthcare settings.

Who should study a postgraduate nursing degree?

Our postgraduate nursing degrees are designed for registered nurses who are looking to build the professional practice capabilities and advance to a leadership role in nursing. What you learn will be immediately applicable to your professional practice, allowing you to develop competencies and confidence as you progress through your chosen program.

Why study at Sydney Nursing School?

  • The University of Sydney is ranked first in Australia for graduate employability* and ninth internationally in nursing.**
  • Be taught by experts in advanced nursing practice.
  • 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.

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Watch now to see how you can elevate your career with a postgraduate nursing degree


* QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2017.
** QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017.