18 months
30320 AUD/year
22560 AUD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Nursing Specialisation General program at the University of Southern Queensland allows you to apply specialised knowledge, skills and technical abilities across five different specialisations including; gerontology, clinical education, leadership and management, rural and remote health, and mental health. 


Highlights of the Nursing Specialisation General program at the University of Southern Queensland 

  • Build specialist skills necessary to review data-based research while identifying and implementing best practice care for improving individual and community health outcomes.

  • Develop advanced leadership skills enabling you to lead people and projects in a range of health care settings.
  • Study this flexible Master of Nursing online and part-time, progressing your career while fitting study into your life and current occupation as a nurse.
  • Tailor your enrolment pattern to focus on the clinical aspects of nursing or select the research pathway enabling you to develop enhanced skills in health research.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Nursing Fundamentals
  • Physiology
  • Microbiology
  • Psychology Mental Health
  • Pharmacology
  • Women and Infant Health
  • Leadership Management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • You can apply throughout the year and for courses that start in three different semesters
  • Apply early, to make sure you secure a place


12 alternative credits



On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: QLD 00244B, NSW 02225M 

  • Completed a 3-year bachelor degree in the area of nursing from an Australian university, or equivalent.
  • Hold a current Professional Registration as a Division 1 nurse, or equivalent, with either Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) or relevant regulatory body in applicant's home country.  

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    30320 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30320 AUD per year during 18 months.
  • National

    22560 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22560 AUD per year during 18 months.
  • Commonwealth supported: AUD 3985

Living costs for Toowoomba

1200 - 2000 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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