Intensive Care Nursing

Develop the skills and attributes needed to provide complex care to critically ill patients and their families and move towards a leadership position in this exciting field.

This program, offered as a master's degree, graduate diploma, or a graduate certificate, provides you with the skills to work in complex environments that often demand rapid sophisticated judgements to be made in high-pressure situations.

Why study intensive care nursing?

Our postgraduate program in intensive care nursing will give you the skills to work closely with patients experiencing single or multiple organ dysfunction.

Led by clinical and research experts, you will build upon your clinical experience to support sophisticated care to the critically ill, assisting both patients and families to make sense of the intensive care experience and treatment plan.

Who should study this program?

Our intensive care nursing program is designed for registered nurses working in the field who are looking to build the professional practice capabilities needed for leadership in critical care nursing.

Why study at Sydney Nursing School?

  • The University of Sydney is ranked first in Australia for graduate employability* and fifteenth internationally in nursing.**
  • Be taught by experts in intensive care 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.

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

Course options

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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