Course Description

Begin your career in nursing. With the Diploma of Nursing you will gain hands-on learning experience in our nursing labs as well as clinical experience through placements in residential aged care, acute, mental health and community settings.

This program will provide you with the competencies, skills and knowledge to gain registration as an Enrolled Nurse with the Australian Health Practitioner Registration Authority (AHPRA). On completion, you will work under the direct or indirect supervision of Registered Nurses. Areas of study include: health information, nursing care plans, wound management, administer and monitor medicationsProgram is available to eligible applicants including those employed as a trainee within the health industry.


0.01 years full time,

Graduate Rating

Graduates of Nursing undergraduate courses at Federation University Australia rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 66.0% (national average 58.8%)
Improved skills: 78.5% (national average 82.6%)
Overall satisfaction: 76.3% (national average 78.6%)

The ratings above refer to the proportion of surveyed graduates who agreed with the statement about their undergraduate degree from Federation University Australia. You can find out more about these results here.

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of Nursing undergraduate courses at Federation University Australia had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: 84.9% (national average 80.1%)
Studying full time: 6.1% (national average 4.0%)
Median full time salary: $52,000 (national average $58,000)

You can find out more about employment outcome results here.

Entry Requirements