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Graduate Diploma in Wound, Ostomy and Continence Practice – Part-time

Grad Dip in WOCP - GradDipWouOstContPrac(Curtin) - GD-WOCP

The Graduate Diploma in Wound, Ostomy and Continence Practice offers the student who has completed the Graduate Certificate in Wound, Ostomy and Continence Practice an expanded theoretical foundation in nursing science and skills development. It focuses on the development of clinical leadership, promotion and integration of evidence-based nursing practice to foster the development of graduates consistent with the profile and requirements of the nurse specialist role. The course will cover principles of qualitative and quantitative research methods and the use of these methods in applied health research and evaluation.

Download Graduate Diploma in Wound, Ostomy and Continence Practice – 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

Note:

Specialty Clinical Practice 1 and Specialty Clinical Practice 2 are clinical placement units which will be taught in approved hospital and community settings.

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2018 Entry requirements:

  • Graduate Certificate in Wound, Ostomy and Continence Practice or equivalent as recognised by Curtin University with a minimum course weighted average of 70% or equivalent OR
  • Bachelor degree in nursing or equivalent or a nursing degree recognized by Curtin University, with a minimum course weighted average of 70% or equivalent with a sponsorship arrangement
  • Have current registration as a registered nurse with the Singapore Nursing Board
  • Meet the minimum English language entry requirement of IELTS 7.0 (NB<7.0) or equivalent

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

Where:

Curtin Singapore campus

When:

February

How:

Part-time

Study:

On-campus and clinical placement

Duration:

16 months part-time (4 trimesters)

Fees*:

Grad Dip in WOCP - Part-time
Academic unit fees S$15900
Clinical placement fees S$3000**
Total course fee S$18900
Payable over four trimester instalments
** Clinical placement fees are payable to the clinical placement provider.

*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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In exceptional circumstances units and/or courses may be discontinued. In these instances Curtin will use its best endeavours to accommodate students affected by any discontinued courses or units