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Postgraduate Coursework

Graduate Diploma of Renal Care

2021

Not available to international students.
Overview
Location
SATAC Code
UAC Code
Online (FF)
1GD538
872112
* CSP = Commonwealth supported place
FF = Full fee
Course Duration
Full-time
1 year/s
Part-time
2 year/s
Availability for Admission
Domestic
Semester 1
International
No
Applications accepted through MyNextCourse
No
Can offers be deferred?
No
CDU Reference
CDU Course Code

TREC01

Award
Graduate Diploma of Renal Care
Faculty/College
College of Nursing and Midwifery
Sector
HE
Area of study
Health and Medicine

The Graduate Diploma Renal Health Care course will extend knowledge acquired through your undergraduate health studies and expand your scope of practice. Through this course, you will synthesise the principles of equity, empowerment, and the socio-political determinants of health through an inter-sectoral focus on the individual, family, and community access to renal health services.

The course will provide you with the opportunity to enhance and expand your:

  • clinical practice
  • knowledge and skills in renal healthcare
  • care delivery processes
  • clinical education, and
  • clinical management.

This course will expand on your current or recent experience within the health service, and you will undertake education and assessments that have a direct application to your current or future professional practice.

Credit transfers & pathways


Pathways for Higher Education to Higher Education

For information about credit transfer available to students with complete or incomplete study at this or other Institutions refer to Pathways for Higher Education to Higher Education

Credit transfer

For further information on credit transfer and how to apply visit ASK CDU

  • This course is accredited by the University in accordance with the Higher Education Standards.

  • Australian qualification framework

    This course is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework at Level 8.

Contact details

For further information about the course, enrolment procedures, closing dates and other administrative issues please contact Student Central on:

Email: student.central@cdu.edu.au Phone: (08) 8946 7766 or 1800 061 963 (free call)

Course structure

This 80-credit point course consists of eight core units.


  • 2021 HE unit offerings and unit fees are not yet available however will be published no later than 1 December 2020.
  • Always refer to the Course Catalogue for the latest information about your course prior to enrolment.

A candidate must successfully complete units totalling 80 credit points as detailed below.
 

Unit type Credit Points Specific requirements
Core
(8 units)
80cp

Compulsory Core units totalling 80 credit points as per the list of units detailed below:

NUR520 Advanced Renal Care 1
NUR521 Advanced Renal Care 2
NUR522 Renal Pathophysiology and Pharmacology
NUR523 End of life care
HEA503 Fostering Curiosity for Care
HEA541 Culture in Practice
HEA518 Working with Vulnerable Populations
NUR516 Critical Evaluation of Treatment Modalities

  80cp Total Credit Points

Students who commenced in or after 2013
The grade of "PC" cannot be counted towards a Graduate Diploma AQF Level 8 course award. 
Students should refer to the current Grading Policy and Common Course Rules for further information.

Study plan


  • 2021 HE unit offerings and unit fees are not yet available however will be published no later than 1 December 2020.
  • Always refer to the Course Catalogue for the latest information about your course prior to enrolment.

Students commencing in Semester 1

The Recommended Study Plan provided below is suitable for a student commencing in semester 1 and enrolling in a standard full time and part time load. Students entering this course with advanced standing, or wishing to vary their study plan due to work, personal, financial or other reasons should use the table as a guide to create an individual study plan.

Full-time Study Plan

Semester 1 Semester 2
Year 1
NUR522 Renal Pathophysiology and Pharmacology CO NUR521 Advanced Renal Care 2 CO
NUR520 Advanced Renal Care 1 CO NUR523 End of life care CO
HEA518 Working with Vulnerable Populations CO HEA541 Culture in Practice CO
NUR516 Critical Evaluation of Treatment Modalities CO HEA503 Fostering Curiosity for Care CO

Part-time Study Plan

Semester 1 Semester 2
Year 1
NUR522 Renal Pathophysiology and Pharmacology CO NUR521 Advanced Renal Care 2 CO
NUR520 Advanced Renal Care 1 CO HEA503 Fostering Curiosity for Care CO
Year 2
HEA518 Working with Vulnerable Populations CO NUR523 End of life care CO
NUR516 Critical Evaluation of Treatment Modalities CO HEA541 Culture in Practice CO

Students commencing in Semester 2

This course is not available for entry in Semester 2.

 

Course fees

Non-Commonwealth supported places

Full fee paying places are available in this course.
2020: Information about fees and charges can be found at Fees and Payments.
2021: Information about fees and charges for 2021 are not yet available however will be published prior to 1 December 2020.

Domestic students - postgraduate studies

SATAC

SATAC is the application channel for residents of NT, ACT, SA, WA, QLD, VIC, NSW or TAS

 

SATAC

Everything you need to know to apply

How to apply for international students

Applications to CDU must be submitted online.

 

The process is simple, all you need is a valid email address to create your online account.

 

Once you have started the application you will have the option of saving your application and resuming it at a later date.

 

There is no application fee when you apply online.

Find a CDU agent partner

Applicants may seek further information about international education in Australia from theAustralian Government Department of Education and Training or from our overseas / external representatives.

 

To help with the process, we've compile a list of authorised representatives.

Not sure if you are a domestic or international student?

That's OK - it can be a little tricky to know the difference.

 

To help you out, we've put together a guide to answer any questions you might have.

 

Things like the difference between domestic and international students or the difference between course types like VET and undergraduate.

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