Community and Public Health Nursing Programmes in Australia

public-health-nursing La Trobe University; Monash University; University of Adelaide; Queensland University of Technology and University of Western Australia are popular for their courses in Community and Public Health Nursing field. A large number of overseas nursing students are coming to these universities for completing a post graduate level qualification in the field of Community and Public Health Nursing.

La Trobe University conducts two post graduate level programmes in this field,  Master of Nursing Science in Child, Family and Community, and Postgraduate Diploma of Nursing Science in Child, Family and Community. Master level programme lasts for one to two years while post graduate diploma will take almost one year to complete. After the successful completion of these courses students are assisted by the university to find suitable jobs in Australia itself.

Another renowned name in the field of nursing education is Monash University. University offers a four year degree, Bachelor of Nursing and Rural Health Practice for interested candidates. University of Adelaide is also popular for its diploma level course, Graduate Diploma in Nursing Science (Community Health and Primary Care).

Queensland University of Technology conducts several nursing programmes in Community and Public Health Nursing at various levels such as diploma programmes, master level programmes and post graduate diploma programmes. Two graduate diploma courses offered by the university, Graduate Diploma in Paediatric, Child and Youth Health Nursing and Graduate Diploma in Women’s Health Nursing are quite popular among overseas nursing candidates. Master level programmes available at the Queensland University of Technology include Master of Paediatric, Child and Youth Health Nursing and Master of Women’s Health Nursing. Master level programme lasts for one to two years while graduate diploma is a one year duration course.

Another well known name in this field is, University of Western Australia. University offers a Master of Public Health (Nursing) with two options either Coursework or Coursework and Dissertation.


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