Advanced Nursing Practice

Develop the skills and confidence to move towards leadership roles in a range of healthcare settings.

This program, offered as a master's degree or graduate diploma in advanced nursing practice, or a graduate certificate in clinical nursing will develop your capacity to lead high-level, comprehensive care in dynamic clinical environments.

Why study advanced nursing practice?

Our postgraduate program in advanced nursing practice will strengthen your clinical and theoretical foundations of your professional practice.

This program will develop your expertise in critically applying the latest research evidence to clinical decision-making. You will learn from leading nurse researchers and clinical experts.

Our graduates go on to become leaders in healthcare. You can lead care that delivers optimum patient outcomes in whatever healthcare setting you choose to work.

Who should study this program?

Our advanced nursing practice program is designed for registered nurses who are looking to build the professional practice capabilities needed for leadership in 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 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.

* 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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