24 months
33200 AUD/year
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The Nursing Practice program from Curtin University is a two-year graduate entry master degree that can lead you to be eligible for registration as a nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia. The course consists of four semesters plus a summer term coursework program. 

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In this comprehensive Nursing Practice program from Curtin University , you will cover a diverse range of simulated practice and fieldwork, interprofessional learning, contemporary blended learning and advanced clinical development.

Throughout the course, you will be encouraged to integrate evidence-based theory and clinical practice. Theory content is comprehensive and includes physical, biological, psychological and social sciences.

Why study 

We are currently experiencing a worldwide shortage of nurses and demand for qualified professionals, particularly in Australia, is becoming critical.

The first established school of nursing in a Western Australian university, Curtin's School of Nursing and Midwifery has continued to set the pace for nursing education in our region.

Our teaching staff are highly qualified, both academically and professionally.The School ensures its leading position in nursing education through industry partnerships integrated with its teaching and research programs.

Career information

Upon graduation, you can work as a registered nurse in a variety of health settings such as public and private hospitals, community centres, nursing homes, home-based services and international organisations. Opportunities also exist in clinical education, research and management areas.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Inquiry for Ethical and Legal Contexts in Health
  • Indigenous Perspectives for Clinical Practice 
  • Nursing Bioscience for Chronic Conditions
  • Nursing Professional Practice 
  • Behavioural Responses to Illness
  • Nursing Bioscience for Acute Conditions
  • Research and Evaluation in Health

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


400 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code: 064467B 

  • You must hold a recognised bachelor degree or graduate degree with a high course weighted average (greater than 70 per cent). It is essential that you have successfully completed a research unit and a human biology-related unit at tertiary level. 
  • If you have not completed these units, you may be able to study them through the Health Sciences Graduate Entry Foundation course.

Tuition Fee

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    33200 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33200 AUD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Perth

1328 - 2367 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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