24 months
41000 AUD/year
31700 AUD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Nursing Practice program at Monash University builds on your prior knowledge and skills, allowing you to develop professional nursing practice through engagement with expert clinical nurses, contemporary nursing theory and hands-on experience.  

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The Nursing Practice program at Monash University  will help you become a highly skilled healthcare professional, preparing you for a career in this rewarding and well-respected profession.

Nurses are an integral part of any health system and the Master of Nursing Practice at Monash will prepare you for work in healthcare institutions both in Australia and internationally. Upon graduation you will have the knowledge and skills required to become a registered nurse. You can choose to work in a number of specialty areas – such as acute care, paediatrics and medical-surgical nursing.


Successful completion of the course will lead to eligibility for registration as a registered nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) subject to the graduate also meeting the current NMBA Registration standard: English language skills. Registration with the NMBA is a legal requirement for practising as a registered nurse in Australia.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Contemporary nursing in context
  • Nursing leadership and patient safety
  • Indigenous health for nursing and midwifery practice 
  • Contemporary nursing practice  

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • International students can apply for a place anytime throughout the year.


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


96 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

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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Remember, countries and universities may have specific insurance requirements. To learn more about how student insurance work at Monash University and/or in Australia, please visit Student Insurance Portal.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 068373J  

To be eligible for admission, you must have

  • An Australian undergraduate degree (or equivalent excluding an Australian Bachelor of Nursing) with at least a credit (60%) average

All applicants must have completed either:

  • one 6 credit point unit of study in human anatomy /physiology or a related area from any recognised tertiary institution
  • the Monash Human Biology short course which has been assessed as equivalent to this requirement.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    41000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 41000 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    31700 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31700 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • Fees for domestic students: Commonwealth supported place (CSP)

Living costs for Melbourne

1501 - 2659 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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