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Postgraduate Certificate in Advanced Nursing Practice

This course is available


Level of Study

Postgraduate Certificate or Diploma


0.5 years

Next start date

Expected Jul 2024


AUT North Campus


The Postgraduate Certificate in Advanced Nursing Practice is open to registered nurses. Develop a specialty nursing area and further your knowledge, skills and practice with this postgraduate nursing certificate.

The programme consists of 15-point and 30-point papers, which may contribute 60 points towards a Postgraduate Diploma in Health Science, Master of Health Science or Master of Health Practice.

You need a total of 60 points to complete the Postgraduate Certificate in Advanced Nursing Practice.

Entry criteria

An applicant must have completed the following or equivalent:

  • Bachelor of Health Science (Nursing); OR
  • Graduate Diploma in Health Science; OR
  • Relevant professional practice or experience in a related health field approved by the Dean (or representative) to be equivalent to a bachelor’s degree

Other requirements

  • Provide evidence of current professional practice
  • May be required to meet Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act (HPCA Act) and Children's Act 2014 requirements and other relevant legislation

English Language Requirements:

IELTS (Academic) 6.5 overall with all bands 6.0 or higher; or equivalent; TOEFL iBT score of 90; Certificate in English for Academic Study (CertEAS) with A grade; AUT Academic English with B+ grade; CAE minimum overall score of 176; PTE minimum overall score of 58.

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