Curtin Singapore
Curtin Singapore


Graduate Diploma in Clinical Nursing – Part-time

Graduate Diploma in Clinical Nursing - GradDipClinNurs(Curtin) - GD-CLNURS

The Graduate Certificate in Clinical Nursing, with specialist stream in Wound, Ostomy and Continence Practice is designed to provide the theoretical foundations of nursing science, together with the clinical knowledge and skills associated with the stream. It focuses on the development of clinical leadership, promotion and integration of evidence-based nursing practice in each of the streams to foster the development of graduates consistent with the profile of the nurse specialist, offering the advanced-level nurse further clinical skills and an opportunity to extend career options. A significant component of the course is conducted in a health care institution.

Download Graduate Diploma in Clinical Nursing – sample timetable

Course structure

Credits needed to graduate: 200.
Each unit is 25 credits unless stated otherwise.

Trimester 1

Trimester 2

Trimester 3

Trimester 4


Advanced Clinical Practice 1 and Advanced Clinical Practice 2 are clinical placement units which will be taught in a hospital setting.

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2017 Entry requirements:

  • Bachelor degree with a minimum course weighted average of 70% recognised by Curtin University
  • Registered nurse with the Singapore Nursing Board
  • Minimum of 12 months post registration clinical experience in the speciality area
  • Depending on the bachelor awarded, IELTS 7.0 (NB<7.0) or equivalent may be required

Minimum English language entry requirements:

IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing System)
Writing 7.0
Speaking 7.0
Reading 7.0
Listening 7.0
Overall band score 7.0

Results from IELTS and TOEFL are valid for two years.

These are only some of the ways you can prove your English competence. View the full list of English language entry requirements


Curtin Singapore campus






On-campus and clinical placement


16 months part-time (4 trimesters)


Graduate Diploma in Clinical Nursing
Academic unit fees S$15900
Clinical placement fees S$3000
Total course fee S$18900
Payable over four trimester installments

*All fees are inclusive of 7% GST. Fees listed are indicative and subject to annual increases. View our fees and charges page for full details.

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