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Nurse Education

Edith Cowan University

18 months
36150 AUD/year
22700 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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The Master in Nurse Education from Edith Cowan University prepares nurses to undertake senior roles in nurse education, training, continuing education, and/or staff development in the healthcare sector.


The Nurse Education course from Edith Cowan University focuses on developing and enhancing teaching and learning knowledge, skills, and practices that enable graduates to have an impact on the next generation of nurses.

Career Opportunities

Graduates of this course will be equipped for education and leadership roles in clinical environments where education and training are conducted. Settings for these positions include: nurse education centres, hospitals, clinics, outpatient facilities, businesses, schools, community centres.

Possible future job titles

Staff Development Nurse, Clinical Nurse Educator, Nurse Educator, Tutor, Trainer, Lecturer, Education Program Coordinator.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Teaching and Learning in the Clinical Setting
  • Developing Resources for Clinical Education
  • Literature Review
  • Evaluating Practice in Health
  • Clinical Leadership and Management
  • Evidence-based Practice and Research Design

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We recommend you apply as soon as you can. It's best to receive an offer as early as possible so you can prepare for orientation and semester start.


180 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

The following course-specific admission requirements are mandatory and must be satisfied by all applicants. These requirements are in addition to or supersede the minimum requirements outlined within the Academic admission requirements band section below.

All applicants are required to provide proof of current registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, or with the relevant Nursing/Midwifery Board in their country, and be employed within a healthcare setting in order to undertake the assessment components of the course, and provide a copy of their resume.

It is desirable that all applicants have at least two years of clinical experience.

Academic admission requirements (Band 6) may be satisfied through completion of one of the following:
  • Bachelor degree; or
  • Equivalent prior learning including at least five years relevant professional experience.

Work experience

It is desirable that all applicants have at least two years of clinical experience.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    36150 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 36150 AUD per year during 18 months.
  • National

    22700 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22700 AUD per year during 18 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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