24 months
2850 AUD/module
2850 AUD/module
Tuition fee
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The Master of Nursing offered at James Cook University gives you the qualifications and skills you need to evolve your career as fast as healthcare itself is changing. 


Program Highlights

  • Transform your practice and improve your clinical skillset.
  • Choose from three in-demand specialisations.
  • Develop key skills to help you succeed in clinical contexts.
  • Understand the latest in healthcare informatics.
  • Designed by passionate nursing professionals.
  • Fast-track your career with 100% online study.
  • Be supported by a dedicated Student Success Advisor. 

What you will study

The Master of Nursing offered at James Cook University gives you the preparation you’ll need to shine at the next level in your career – advanced communication skills, data management skills, governance knowledge, informatics, and the ability to design and implement evidence into practice. We equip you with the knowledge, proficiency, competency and expertise to succeed in your chosen specialisation.

These core skills were specifically incorporated to ensure all graduates leave the course ready to take on the challenges presented by a changing healthcare landscape. You’ll also be able to choose one of three majors:

  • Leadership and Management major
  • Education major
  • Advanced Practice major

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Informatics for Health Professionals
  • Effective Clinical Governance
  • Persuasive Communication 
  • Synthesising Evidence for Healthcare
  • Quantitative Research in Healthcare
  • Qualitative Research in Healthcare
  • Implementing Practice Development in Healthcare Contexts
  • Professional Portfolios for Career Advancement

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
More details
  • Jan, Mar, May, Jul, Sept, Oct (6 chances in a year to start the course) 


12 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS Provider Code 00117J

To be eligible to enrol in the online Master of Nursing, applicants must have:

  • Completed an AQF Level 7 Bachelor of Nursing, or equivalent qualification, and;
  • Registration as a Registered Nurse (Division 1) or Registered Midwife with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) or equivalent registration with the relevant registering authority for applicants outside of Australia;
  • Completed a minimum of one year of full-time clinical experience, or the part-time equivalent, as a registered nurse or midwife. 

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    2850 AUD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2850 AUD per module during 24 months.
  • National

    2850 AUD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2850 AUD per module during 24 months.


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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