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Clinical Nursing, Master

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  • 24 months
University rank #401 (WUR) Online
This Master of Clinical Nursing offered at Edith Cowan University coursework Masters allows nurse clinicians to enhance their individual specialty knowledge and competence whilst working in their selected area of specialisation.
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Theoretical and practical knowledge will be augmented by a substantial clinical project to enable the development of advanced critical thinking and project writing skills. The Master of Clinical Nursing offered at Edith Cowan University  course encourages innovative evidence-based practice that will ultimately lead to improved nursing practice.

Course Learning Outcomes

  • Apply and model communication and collaboration skills to analyse and design innovative contributions to professional practice.
  • Apply cognitive and creative analytical skills to investigate, evaluate and synthesise complex ideas, concepts and theories in authentic clinical nursing care situations relating to a chosen specialisation.
  • Reflect critically on a complex body of nursing knowledge, research principles and methods to demonstrate mastery of clinical nursing in a chosen specialisation.
  • Use high level self-management skills to initiate, plan and execute a substantial research-based project.

Possible future job titles

Clinical Nurse, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Clinical Nurse Consultant

Programme Structure

Specialisations you can study in this course
  • Advanced Nursing
  • Children and Young People's Nursing
  • Critical Care Nursing - Intensive Care
  • Emergency Nursing
  • Gerontological Nursing
  • Mental Health
  • Oncology Nursing
  • Palliative Care Nursing

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 24 months
    • Average part-time duration 48 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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General Requirements

  • All applicants are required to provide proof of current registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, and to be employed for a minimum of 18 hours per week in their chosen specialty area, and provide a completed Clinical Facilitator details form, and students who are packaged with an English preparation course must be re-tested against an approved English test before admission.
  • Special entry may be considered for Registered Nurses with a hospital-based diploma working in the specialty area.
  • One or more of the specialisations in this course has admission requirements. Refer to the specialisation for more information.

Work Experience

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

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • National

    10450 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10450 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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