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.

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.

Postgraduate Nursing Scholarship Program

Applications for the 2024 RMH Postgraduate Nursing Scholarship program have now closed. We will be running a mid-year program launching in late May or early June.

Check back for updates.

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

Need more information?

Contact the Assistant Director of Nursing, Postgraduate Programs.

Postgraduate Nurse Program
The RMH Parkville
300 Grattan St, Parkville, Victoria

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Postgraduate Nurse Program
The RMH Parkville
300 Grattan St, Parkville, Victoria
Last updated 05 April 2024