12 months
38790 AUD/year
18940 AUD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Nursing program from University of Newcastle will enhance your skills in professional leadership, clinical education, health care improvement, research, and evidence-based practice. 

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By taking the Nursing program from University of Newcastle , you will have the opportunity to further develop your individual areas of interest whilst exploring and learning to adapt to the challenging and constantly changing landscape of professional nursing.

Why study with us?

  • Enhance your advanced nursing knowledge to progress your career – registered nurses looking to transition into new and more challenging nursing roles will have the opportunity to upskill by choosing one of seven speciality areas to study.
  • Strong industry partnerships – we have excellent collaborative partnerships with the Central Coast Local Health District, Hunter New England Health Local Health District and Mid North Coast Local Health District, and our clinical experts are senior leaders and managers who deliver the most current practical and evidence-based models of care.
  • Learn from some of the best in the field – our clinical experts will deliver clinical theory and practical applications to help you strengthen your existing nursing capabilities.
  • Study online at your own pace – our advanced online learning system will allow you to achieve your Master of Nursing at a time that suits you.
  • High demand for nurses – projected shortage of nurses makes qualified nursing professionals highly sought after.

Career opportunities

Through studying social, cultural, economic and political influences surrounding nursing and healthcare in general, Master of Nursing graduates will be primed to provide advanced clinical knowledge and advice across the full spectrum of healthcare settings.

Prospective career paths may include:

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Contemporary Nursing
  • Research in Health Care
  • Knowledge Translation in Health Care
  • Biostatistics 
  • Digitally Supported Learning
  • Web 2.0 and Beyond
  • Clinical Epidemiology
  • Epidemiology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

International: It is recommended you submit your application a minimum of 12 weeks before your intended semester or trimester start date.


80 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code: 097897G

Applicants must be a Registered Nurse with:

  • Honours; or
  • a postgraduate qualification such as a Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma; or
  • a minimum of one year's experience as documented in a professional curriculum vitae.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    38790 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 38790 AUD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    18940 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18940 AUD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Newcastle

1333 - 2400 AUD /month
Living costs

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


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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