If you are currently, or have previously been a registered nurse, you may apply to undertake either one or a number of units of study for the purpose of continuing professional development or simply for interest.
Sydney Nursing School offers non-degree units of study in a wide array of fields including, mental health nursing, intensive care nursing and clinical trials practice.
To assist students to make informed choices about their study, we have identified and set out the Inherent Requirements for coursework award courses in nursing.
The University of Sydney welcomes and encourages applications from students with disabilities, and from diverse social and cultural backgrounds. Where there are physical, intellectual, cultural, religious or other factors that impact on a student's ability to meet the Inherent Requirements, the University will make reasonable adjustments to assist the student to meet the requirements. Please read the Inherent Requirements carefully as you consider your course choices.
For academic requirements check the ‘Admission criteria’ section on this page.
Please contact the Sydney Nursing School's Postgraduate Student Advisor on 02 9351 0504 prior to putting in your online application application.
Please submit the following with your application:
Semester 1 - 20 February of the same year.
Semester 2 - 30 June of the same year.
We strongly encourage applicants to apply as early as possible, offers are made on a rolling basis and places are limited.
Separate scholarship deadlines apply. Please check the relevant website for details.
Your admission to a unit or units of study at the University of Sydney is subject to approval, which may include the fulfilment of prerequisites in previous study or your professional experience, and availability.
The academic requirements that are displayed are applicable to currently available courses only, and are updated annually in October and may be changed without notice. The Handbooks Online and the University of Sydney Calendar are the official legal source of information relating to study at the University of Sydney, and you are referred to those documents.
Inherent requirements are the essential tasks and activities necessary to be able to achieve the core learning outcomes of a course. They are specific to a particular course or discipline. To assist students to make informed choices about their study, we have identified and set out the inherent requirements for this course.