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Nursing, Master

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    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
University rank #401 (WUR) Joondalup, Australia| Online
Master of Nursing offered at Edith Cowan University  enables students to develop in-depth knowledge of a range of contemporary health care challenges and directions within a national and international context.
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At master of Nursing offered at Edith Cowan University sttudents have a suite of units to choose from which enables them to plan a bespoke program of study to meet their individual needs and those of their health care context in which they are situated.

Course Learning Outcomes

  • Apply cognitive and creative analytical skills to investigate, evaluate and synthesise complex concepts and theories in authentic practice settings and contexts.
  • Apply communication and collaboration skills to design innovative contributions to professional practice.
  • Reflect critically on a complex body of contemporary health care system knowledge, research principles and methods to demonstrate mastery of nursing practice.
  • Use high level self-management skills to initiate, plan and disseminate a substantial project

Employment opportunities

Graduates from this program will have enhanced employment prospects in a range of health care settings and contexts. A masters level qualification is a minimum requirement for senior leadership and clinical roles in most health care organisations within Australia. The diversity of subject areas within this program also enhances the employment opportunities for graduates both in the domestic and international markets.

Possible future job titles

Senior Registered Nurse, Clinical Nurse Manager, Clinical Nurse

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Preparation: Principles and Approaches
  • Professional Issues in Clinical Nursing
  • Literature Review
  • Teaching and Learning in the Clinical Setting
  • Coaching & Mentoring in the Clinical Setting
  • Master's Project Proposal
  • Evaluating Practice in Health
  • Master Health Project
  • Clinical Leadership and Management

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
    • Duration description

      Part time option is available only for domestic students.

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online

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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General Requirements

CRICOS code: 096859K

  • All applicants are required to have a Bachelor degree in nursing. Applicants with equivalent prior learning must have two years full-time (or equivalent) post registration professional practice, and all applicants must also provide proof of current registration with the relevant nursing registration board and submit a current curriculum vitae including two professional references (submitted independently of the students application).
Requirements from 01-JUL-2019:
  • All applicants are required to have a Bachelor degree in nursing. Applicants with equivalent prior learning must have two years full-time (or equivalent) post registration professional practice, and submit a current curriculum vitae.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    32850 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 32850 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    20850 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20850 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Joondalup

  • 1400 - 2500 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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