Master of Nursing

Master of Nursing

Master degree
12 months
Full-time
Intakes: February, May, September
International tuition: A$35,445
Domestic tuition: A$16,555

Program overview

This course enables you to study contemporary issues in nursing, research methods, and knowledge translation in healthcare. Key study areas include: Contemporary Nursing Introduction to Research in Health Care Knowledge Translation in Health Care To help you achieve your best career outcome, you can choose to do a generic Master of Nursing or focus your learning by choosing from one of seven purposefully structured specialisations: Healthcare Improvement – this specialisation includes leadership, safety and quality, project management, and design. Your fellow students will come from medicine, nursing, business, and design backgrounds. Research – a comprehensive foundation for nurses interested in research. You will learn qualitative and quantitative research methods, biostatistics, and epidemiology. Child, Youth and Family – in this specialisation you will study key areas such as pregnancy, birth and the family, family studies, special care of the newborn, acute and chronic care of children, and child and youth mental health. Chronic Disease and Aging – in this specialisation you will develop a solid knowledge base in areas such as mental health nursing in older people, aging in health, chronic disease prevention and management, and palliative care. Acute and Critical Care – in this specialisation you will study acute and critical care courses including emergency, intensive care, acute stroke management, and infection control. With this degree you could seek employment as a clinical nurse specialist in an acute or critical care area. Advanced Practice – in this specialisation you will develop your professional knowledge, clinical judgement, and technical skills to an advanced level of capability. You will learn advanced physical assessment, diagnostics, symptom management, and pharmacotherapeutics. Clinical Education - this specialisation prepares you to support and teach healthcare students and staff and assist in the development, design, implementation and evaluation of education and professional development programs.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus

Requirements

Australian Year 12 or equivalent (requirements are country-specific) IELTS 6.5 overall (min 6.0 in each subtest) TOEFL iBT 83 overall (min. 24 in writing, 20 in reading, listening and speaking) TOEFL PBT 550 overall (min. 4.5 in TWE)

Career opportunities

clinical nurse specialist clinical research nurse clinical nurse consultant clinical nurse educator nurse unit manager

Campus location

Callaghan , Australia

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