The Royal Melbourne Hospital (RMH) is committed to facilitating the professional development of our nursing staff.

We are one of Victoria’s largest hospitals providing a comprehensive range of health services including acute, subacute, general and specialist medical services.

Applications for 2024 Postgraduate Nursing Programs at the RMH remain open for the following streams:

  • Intensive Care
  • Cardiac Care (Cardiothoracics)
  • Neurosciences

Apply via Mercury E-recruit.

About the programs

We have a proud history of supporting nurses in postgraduate programs in a variety of clinical areas, with the guidance and support of skilled clinical educators and our multi-professional team.

The RMH is affiliated with the following tertiary institutions for provision of our postgraduate nursing programs:

  • The University of Melbourne (UoM)
  • Deakin University
  • Australian Catholic University (ACU)
  • La Trobe University (LTU)
  • University of Tasmania (UTAS)

As a postgraduate student at the RMH, you will be supported and mentored by the RMH Nursing Education Unit (including clinical nurse educators), preceptors and our specialty clinical staff.

We aim to build teams that embrace and reflect The Melbourne Way – We put people first, lead with kindness and work together; we excel as one Royal Melbourne Hospital.

Are you a mental health nurse?

Find out more about our Postgraduate Mental Health Nurse Program.

Kate Dell'Oro, Assistant Director of Nursing - Postgraduate Programs, gives an overview of the Postgraduate Nursing Programs at the RMH.

Streams on offer in 2024

Nurses wishing to undertake a clinically supported postgraduate certificate at the RMH must be accepted and enrol into one of the courses listed below. These courses are endorsed by the RMH.

Enrolment into postgraduate programs outside of those listed below will not supported by the RMH Nursing Education Unit.

Note that all stream availabilities are subject to change.

  • Acute Care
  • Cardiology
  • Cardiothoracics
  • Catheter Laboratory
  • Emergency (January 2024 program available to internal staff only)
  • Haematology
  • Intensive care
  • Medical Imaging
  • Neuroscience
  • Perioperative/Perianaesthetics
  • Renal
Acute Care Program
Catheter Laboratory
Cancer - Haematology
Intensive care
Medical Imaging

Postgraduate Nursing Scholarship Program

The Royal Melbourne Hospital is proud to announce that the RMH Postgraduate Nursing Scholarship (PGNS) Program will be offered again in 2024! 

The RMH nurses enrolled in postgraduate study in 2024 will be invited to apply for a scholarship. Allocated funds for eligible, successful applicants will be utilised to financially support university course fees.

Further information will be provided here in due course.

We would like to thank the RMH Foundation for their generous donation to the 2023 Postgraduate Nursing Scholarship fund.

External nursing scholarship opportunities 

University scholarships

Professional organisation scholarships

Need more information?

Contact the Assistant Director of Nursing, Postgraduate Programs.

Postgraduate Nurse Program
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300 Grattan St, Parkville, Victoria
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Last updated 06 June 2023