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Nursing 

University of Canberra

Master Online
18 months
Duration
36000 AUD/year
20900 AUD/year
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About

Expand on your skills as a registered nurse and boost both your leadership potential and confidence by taking this innovative and specific Master of Nursing from University of Canberra. 

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Overview

Tutored and mentored by internationally recognised teaching staff, this course helps you develop and implement a proposal evaluating the delivery and effectiveness of an aspect of health care in a specialist area. Areas of focus include; Clinical Leadership, Critical Care, Complex Care or Mental Health.

You’ll also undertake a clinical research project in consultation with your allocated academic supervisor and submit the completed work for industry publication and peer review.

As part of a unique team of healthcare professionals dedicated to improving the professional standards of nursing around the world, you’ll graduate with substantial knowledge and understanding of a range of cutting-edge approaches to the complex challenges facing Australia’s health sector.

Study a Master of Nursing at University of Canberra and you will:

  • apply the knowledge necessary to plan, deliver and evaluate high-quality, safe and evidence-based nursing care at an advanced level in your selected area of practice
  • produce a scholarly research piece for publication in a peer-reviewed journal
  • critically appraise research related to the changing identity and professional profiles of registered nurses as autonomous practitioners and key members of collaborative, multidisciplinary health teams in contemporary and culturally diverse health contexts
  • explore the function and responsibilities of registered nurses practising at an advanced level.
  • focus on professional and ethical standards, clinical supervision, mentoring, education, policy development, reflective practice and ongoing professional development.

Career opportunities

With a UC Master of Nursing degree, you’ll have the necessary qualifications to take on more responsibility and pursue a more assertive career path in areas including:

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Health Practice Evaluation 
  • Clinical Project 
  • Epidemiology and Principles of Research
  • Leadership and Management in Healthcare 
  • Advanced Nursing Practice: Practice-Based Learning 
  • Advanced Nursing Practice: Theoretical Foundations  

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
58
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Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
Start practicing IELTS today!
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
58
More about PTE Academic

Other requirements

General requirements

Applicants need to meet all three criteria:

  • hold a Bachelor of Nursing or equivalent pre-registration Bachelor level nursing degree
  • be registered, or be eligible to register, as a Registered Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA), or equivalent overseas nursing regulatory body
  • be employed, as a Registered Nurse, in a relevant health setting
CRICOS Code: 00212K 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    36000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 36000 AUD per year and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    20900 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20900 AUD per year and a duration of 18 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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