Nursing and Midwifery Postgraduate Courses

Western Sydney University is Australia's premier nursing and midwifery education institution. It is internationally renowned for turning out high calibre graduates, and those graduates enjoy very high employment rates. As a result, the University has become the university of choice for students who are serious about a career in nursing and midwifery.

The University:

  • is one of the largest nursing education institution in the Southern Hemisphere
  • is internationally renowned for its teaching and research activities
  • is at the forefront of innovative professional programs.

In addition to providing high quality, contemporary, evidence-based nursing studies, Western Sydney University's Nursing and Midwifery programs offer professional recognition; industry-based projects and placements; broad subject choices; full-time, part-time or distance study options; flexible course structures; exciting career options; balance of theory and clinical practice; local and international work experience opportunities; research opportunities; and scholarships.

Australian or New Zealand citizens and Australian permanent residents ("domestic applicants") can apply directly to Western for all the listed courses, except the Bachelor of Nursing (Graduate Entry). Applicants for this course should apply through the Universities Admissions Centre. (opens in a new window) International applicants should apply through Western Sydney International.

Master of Nursing Parramatta; Online 1.5F / 3P
Master of Nursing (Professional Studies) Parramatta; Distance 2F / 4P
Graduate Certificate in Nursing Online 0.5F / 1P
Graduate Diploma in Nursing Online; Hong Kong Baptist University 1F / 2P
Bachelor of Nursing (Graduate Entry) Campbelltown; Parramatta; Hawkesbury 2F
Master of Child and Family Health (Karitane) Hawkesbury 3P
Graduate Diploma in Child and Family Health (Karitane) Hawkesbury 2P
Graduate Certificate in Child and Family Health (Karitane) Hawkesbury 1P
Master of Mental Health Nursing (Nurse Practitioner) Distance 4P
Master of Mental Health Nursing Online 1.5F / 3P
Graduate Diploma in Mental Health Nursing Online 1F / 2P
Graduate Certificate in Mental Health Nursing Online 0.5F / 1P
Master of Primary Health Care Online 1.5F / 3P
Graduate Diploma in Primary Health Care Online 1F / 2P
Graduate Certificate in Primary Health Care Online 0.5F / 1P
Graduate Diploma in Midwifery Parramatta 1.3F
Graduate Certificate in Acute and Critical Care Nursing Parramatta; Hawkesbury 0.5F / 1P

Key: F = Full Time; P = Part Time