Master On Campus

Nursing Science

University of Johannesburg

12 months
851 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The coursework Master in Nursing Science at University of Johannesburg comprises a year’s seminars pertinent to the field of specialisation. 


The dissertation-based Master in Nursing Science at University of Johannesburg requires a comprehensive research project which is completed under the guidance of the supervisor.

Three examination papers are written at the end of the first year. In the second year of study a minor dissertation, comprising a research project of lesser magnitude, is completed under the guidance of a supervisor. 

Master’s programmes are offered in the following fields of specialisation:

  • Professional Nursing Science: Ethos and Professional Practice 
  • Operating Room Nursing 
  • Community Health Nursing Science
  • Occupational Health Nursing Science 
  • Primary Health Care Clinical Nursing Science, Diagnosis, Treatment and Care 
  • Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing 
  • Professional Nursing Science: Nursing Education 
  • Professional Nursing Science: Nursing Management

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • A dissertation on an approved topic

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The candidate should have a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing Science with a minimum of 480 approved credits at NQF level 8 Nursing
  • The candidate must hold a post in the field of specialisation associated with the Master’s programme studies.
  • The student must also have an appropriate certificate of registration with the SA Nursing Council in the field of specialisation of proposed Masters programme in Nursing Science.
  • The candidate who wishes to apply for a Master’s programme in Nursing Education and Nursing Management must also have passed Nursing Education and Nursing Management at a third year level (NQF 8).
  • A short course in Research Methodology is recommended.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    851 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 851 EUR per year during 12 months.

R14,634 – R171,158

Living costs for Johannesburg

8434 - 12036 ZAR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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