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Child and Family Health (Karitane)

Western Sydney University

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36 months
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About

The aim of the Master of Child and Family Health (Karitane) offered by Western Sydney University is to provide Registered Nurses and Registered Midwives with theoretical knowledge and associated skills that prepare them to work autonomously and across a variety of clinical settings with children and families. 

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Overview

The Child and Family Health (Karitane) program from Western Sydney University enables graduates to apply advanced nursing concepts and analysis, and lead nursing practice to promote optimal health outcomes for children and families.

This will involve among other things, design, implementation and evaluation of advanced clinical nursing care systems, and analysis and synthesis of nursing concepts leading to a basis for advanced nursing practice and the facilitation of change.

Postgraduate Information Evenings are held throughout the year, and give you the opportunity to meet academic and professional staff as well as ask questions about courses, admission and fees. These evenings give you a better understanding of course content and delivery, what to expect from postgraduate study as well as career outcomes.

Your career

  • Graduates of this course can look forward to enhanced professional status and career opportunities in their chosen fields, including:
  • Primary settings, including home visiting and centre-based services
  • Secondary level service delivery including family care centres, sustained home visiting programs and outreach specialist services
  • Tertiary level service delivery including residential family care facilities.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Child and Family Health: Professional Practice and Frameworks
  • Child and Family Health Practice: Supporting Growth and Development
  • Clinical Practice: Infant and Child Nutrition and Feeding
  • Healthy Families and Communities
  • Partnership in Practice
  • Perinatal Mental Health
  • Evidence Based Health Care

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

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 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
82 (required)
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.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All international students must have a good command of written and spoken English.
  • If English is not your first language or was not the medium of instruction in your secondary or tertiary studies, you are required to demonstrate your proficiency in the English language by achieving a prescribed level in an approved English examination or test before you can receive a full offer of a place.

Tuition Fee

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.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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