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

GradDipWouOstContPrac(Curtin) - GD-WOCP Graduate Certificate in Wound, Ostomy and Continence Practice
Location Curtin Singapore campus
Study method On-campus and clinical placement
Study mode Part-time
Intake February
Duration 16 months part-time (4 trimesters)

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.

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Admission criteria

  • 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

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
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.

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.