Why study the Graduate Certificate in Critical Care with UTS Online

Ranked #1 in Australia for nursing and midwifery1

Ranked 11 in the world for nursing1

Top ranked for Excellence in Research in Australia for Nursing & Midwifery2

5 star rated for excellence across 7 categories2


¹QS World University Rankings 2021  ²QS Stars Rating 2018-2021  

What you will study

UTS Online’s Graduate Certificate in Critical Care comprises four subjects and can be completed in as little as eight months.

Core Subjects:

  • Complex Critical Care​ 
  • Professional Practice in Critical Care​ 
  • Applied Pathophysiology in Practice​ 
  • Specialty Clinical Practice

 

A young nurse with stethoscope around her neck smiling at the camera

Upcoming study periods

UTS Online courses have six intakes per year. The diagram below shows all upcoming
intakes, with the next intake highlighted in blue.

  • JAN
  • MAR
  • MAY
  • JULY
  • SEP

Next study period is 18 October 2021.

Course information

Entry requirements

Applicants must have completed a UTS-recognised bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in a health-related discipline comparable to nursing.

Applicants must also satisfy the following:

  • Current registration as a Nurse in Australia (AHPRA),
  • Current employment in a critical care environment (e.g., Emergency Department or Intensive Care Unit) as demonstrated through a CV; and
  • A minimum of one year full-time (1800+ hours) post-registration clinical experience demonstrated through a Statement of Service.

Applicants who do not meet the above criteria for an offer, such as applicants who do not have an undergraduate degree but with recent relevant work experience in a clinical healthcare role, may be considered eligible. Those applicants must present evidence of a capacity to undertake tertiary study via submission of a CV, which should include details of completion of hospital or college certificates and professional development.

 

English language requirements

All applicants are required to meet the University’s English language requirements:

Academic IELTS: 6.5 overall with a writing score of 6.0; or TOEFL: paper based: 550-583 overall with TWE of 4.5, Internet based: 79-93 overall with a writing score of 21; or AE5: Pass; or PTE: 58-64; or CAE: 176-184

Master of Advanced Nursing
All subjects from the Graduate Certificate + 8 subjects from the Master of Advanced Nursing

UTS Online’s Master of Advanced Nursing is designed for nurses who want to drive better outcomes for person-centred care in advanced clinical settings. This course is delivered part-time, 100% online and influenced by strong healthcare industry partners, making it one of the most contemporary and comprehensive courses of its kind.  
 

Fee-Help

To assist with all or some of your tuition fees, FEE-HELP is available for eligible students. This government-supported loan scheme is designed to help eligible full-fee paying students pay their tuition fees.

To check your eligibility, feel free to speak with an Enrolment Advisor today.

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Graduate Diploma
All units from the Graduate Certificate + 4 Diploma units or continue studying

The Graduate Diploma focuses on giving you the foundational skills that industry demands plus the soft skills to influence business decisions at senior management levels. 

The fast-tracked model means you can graduate with a diploma in just over a year, plus it gives you a pathway to study the Master of Business Analytics. 

FEE-HELP

To assist with all or some of your tuition fees, FEE-HELP is available for eligible students. This government-supported loan scheme is designed to help eligible full-fee paying students pay their tuition fees.

To check your eligibility, feel free to speak with an Enrolment Advisor today.

Request a call-back

 

Masters
All units from the Graduate Certificate + 4 Diploma units or continue studying

The Graduate Diploma focuses on giving you the foundational skills that industry demands plus the soft skills to influence business decisions at senior management levels. 

The fast-tracked model means you can graduate with a diploma in just over a year, plus it gives you a pathway to study the Master of Business Analytics.