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Graduate Diploma in Wound, Ostomy and Continence Practice

Grad Dip in WOCP - GD-WOCP Graduate Diploma in Wound, Ostomy and Continence Practice
Location Curtin Singapore campus
Study method On-campus
Study mode Part-time
Intake February
Duration 2 years part-time (4 semesters)

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.

Admission criteria

  • A bachelor degree in nursing recognised by Curtin University.
  • Minimum of 12 months post-registration clinical experience in the speciality area.
  • A Registered Nurse with a valid practising certificate (full and conditional registration only) from the Singapore Nursing Board.
  • The program is offered for Singaporean and Permanent Resident applicants, or foreigners holding relevant working visas

Minimum English language entry requirements

IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing System)    
Writing7.0
Speaking7.0
Reading7.0
Listening7.0
Overall band score7.0

Other notes

View the full list of entry requirements.

Fees

Tuition fee 
Academic unit feesS$15,900
Clinical placement feesS$3,000*
Total tuition feeS$18,900

* 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.

Course Structure

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

Semester 1

Semester 2

Semester 3

Semester 4

Units are not necessarily shown in the order studied. Units are subject to change.

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