Application for the RMH Graduate Certificate in Clinical Nursing (ACU) Midyear intake are open from 4 May and close 19 May 2017.

The midyear intake can be completed over 18 months or two years, this is to be negotiated with the Post Graduate Coordinator and Nursing Unit manager.

All midyear ACU courses consist of four subjects and are delivered using a blended learning model.

The aim of both programs is to provide nursing students with the theoretical knowledge and skills to practice in their specialty area at an advanced beginner level.

Subjects are delivered using a variety of teaching methods. This includes a combination of lectures, tutorials, clinical simulation, online learning and worksheets. Assessment consists of assignments, a clinical practice portfolio, online components and reflective practice.

The total course fees for 2018 are still to be confirmed (subject to yearly review) but the total course cost will be approximately $6800.

Application requirements

To apply, you must be a Registered Nurse with an appropriate nursing degree.

How to apply

Apply by following the links below for the streams available:

Please note that stream availability is subject to change.

Upon successful completion of the program you will be awarded a Graduate Certificate in your specialty area from Australian Catholic University.


To undertake these programs you must be employed at the Royal Melbourne Hospital. This will be negotiated as part of the application process.

Employment conditions are based on the Nurses (Victorian Public Health Sector) Award. If part-time employment is required, this can be negotiated with the Post Graduate Nursing Program Coordinator in collaboration with the Nurse Unit manager of the area.

More information

For more information please contact the Post Graduate Nurse Program Coordinator.                      


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