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Advanced Nursing Practice, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 18 months
University rank #190 (BCR) Perth, Australia
Specifically, the Advanced Nursing Practice course from Curtin University aims to develop graduates who possess a combination of knowledge and research skills applicable to industry. Students enrol in a major for the course duration and will graduate with an award title related to that major.
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What you'll learn

  • This Advanced Nursing Practice course from Curtin University applies discipline knowledge, principles and concepts in accordance with relevant practice codes, standards and legislation
  • Apply critical thinking and reflective practice to clinical practice to generate innovative solutions
  • Access, evaluate and synthesise information relevant to clinical leadership and the promotion of optimal outcomes for clients
  • Communicate effectively and work collaboratively with clients, carers, families, communities and the interdisciplinary health care team
  • Utilise technology safely and appropriately for the diagnosis and management of clients
  • Participate in research and critically appraise research findings and incorporate evidence based knowledge into clinical practice
  • Relate policy, practices and standards to international trends
  • Demonstrate cultural competence in the care of all clients, families and communities
  • Demonstrate professional, legal and ethical accountability within the scope of practice for safe health care delivery

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Critical Care Nursing Major (MSc Advanced Nursing Practice)
  • Child and Adolescent Health Nursing Major (MSc Advanced Nursing Practice)

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 18 months
  • Credits
    300 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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General Requirements

CRICOS code: 084801E

  • Certified copies of academic transcripts for previously attained qualifications that are relevant to the Curtin course for which you are applying.
  • English test results
  • Supporting information for your application, including supplementary forms for certain courses. 
  • As part of the Simplified Streamlined Visa Framework (SSVF), you may be required to provide additional information in order for us to perform Genuine Temporary Entrant (GTE) assessments as part of your application.

Tuition Fee

Fee information is not available for this course at this time.

Living costs for Perth

  • 1328 - 2370 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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