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Applied Management (Nursing), Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
University rank #214 (QS) , | Online
The Applied Management (Nursing) program from University of Newcastle perfectly blends your existing clinical experience with advanced learning in key business disciplines such as financial management, business analysis, strategic human resource development and capacity to lead organisational change.


You will learn how to carry this knowledge from the patient bedside to the boardroom as you unpack new clinical and managerial tools to address workforce challenges.

Why study with us?

  • Upskill to progress your senior healthcare professional career - this program will provide you with the skills and knowledge to become a leader in healthcare delivery, and specialise in the area of nursing that means the most to you.
  • Flexible study options - choose to study full-time or part-time to suit your professional and personal needs. Our advanced online learning system gives you the flexibility and support to study anytime.
  • Exceptional learning experience - the University of Newcastle's postgraduate studies in nursing ranks #1 in Australia for overall educational experience and support (Quality Indicators of Teaching and Learning 2017).
  • High quality teaching - postgraduate studies in nursing at the University of Newcastle is ranks #1 in NSW and #2 in Australia for teaching quality (Quality Indicators of Teaching and Learning 2017).

Career opportunities

The Applied Management (Nursing) program from University of Newcastle will arm you with a solid foundation in the practical application of contemporary inter-professional leadership techniques and management practices. Upon completion, you will be able to apply your acquired skills to successfully lead a multi-disciplinary team, particularly in times of change or uncertainty.

Possible career paths may include:

  • nurse unit manager
  • nurse manager
  • clinical nurse specialist
  • clinical nurse consultant
  • nurse practitioner

Graduate career earning capacity will also increase as nurse practitioners, nurse manager, operational managers and clinical leaders.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Leadership and Management in Practice
  • Leading Change in Practice
  • Introduction to Research in Health Care
  • Epidemiology A - Basic Methods
  • Perinatal, infant and young child mental health (22 weeks gestation to 11 years of age)
  • Youth and Young Adult Mental Health: 12 to 24 Years

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 12 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Part-time variant
    • Duration description
      1-4 years
  • Credits
    80 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

  • Registered Nurse with Honours or a postgraduate qualification such as Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma; or a minimum of one year’s experience as documented in a professional curriculum vitae. 

Work Experience

At least 1 year(s) of work experience are required.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    35375 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 35375 AUD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    16960 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16960 AUD per year and a duration of 12 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Living costs for Newcastle

  • 1333 - 2400 AUD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.



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