Nursing

A postgraduate program

Fast facts

Course type: Postgraduate (coursework)
Availability (full-time or part-time)
: Full-time (N/A for all Nursing specialisations offered in the Graduate Certificate) | Part-time
Location: On campus (N/A for all specialisations offered in the Graduate Certificate) | External

Courses 

Course name: Graduate Certificate in Nursing (Specialisations)
Duration (full-time equivalent): 1 year (only one stream available full time)
SATAC code: Various
CRICOS code: Aged Care only (External)

Course name: Graduate Diploma in Nursing (Specialisations)
Duration (full-time equivalent): 1 year
SATAC code: Various
CRICOS code: Aged Care and Clinical Nursing only (External)

Course name: Graduate Diploma in Nursing (Coursework)
Duration (full-time equivalent): 1 year
SATAC code: 2GD064 (Commonwealth supported place) | 2GC564 (Full fee paying place)
CRICOS code: Not available to international students

Course name: Master of Nursing (Specialisations)
Duration (full-time equivalent): 1.5 years
SATAC code: Various
CRICOS code: Not available to international students

Course name: Master of Nursing (Coursework)
Duration (full-time equivalent): 1.5 years
SATAC code: 2CM065 (Commonwealth supported place) | 2CM565 (Full fee paying place)
CRICOS code: 005525G

Course name: Master of Nursing (Coursework and Research)
Duration (full-time equivalent): 1.5 years
SATAC code: 2CM056 (Commonwealth supported place) | 2CM556 (Full fee paying place)
CRICOS code: 005525G

Course name: Master of Nursing (Clinical and Research)
Duration (full-time equivalent): 1.5 years
SATAC code: 2CM087 (Commonwealth supported place) | 2CM587 (Full fee paying place)
CRICOS code: Not available to international students

Course name: Master of Nursing (Clinical)
Duration (full-time equivalent): 1.5 years
SATAC code: 2CM052 (Commonwealth supported place) | 2CM552 (Full fee paying place)
CRICOS code: Not available to international students

 

Overview

Streams 

The following nursing/specialist streams can be completed as part of the nursing courses listed above: 

The Master of Nursing offers the following pathways: Coursework; Coursework and Clinical; Clinical, Coursework; Research and; Clinical and Research. 

Graduates are suitable for careers in a wide range of nursing-related fields.

What will I study?

Refer to the course rule:

Entry requirements

Applicants for the Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma must:

  1. hold a nursing or midwifery degree or equivalent qualification, and
  2. be registered general nurses, and
  3. hold a current practising certificate.

Some specialisations also require a minimum amount of post-registration experience. Information is available from stream details listed above.

Applicants for the Master of Nursing must meet the above requirements and have a minimum of two years’ post-registration experience.

Candidates for the Clinical and Research and coursework and Research pathways of the Master of Nursing must also provide with their application a brief statement detailing a proposed research area for the research project component.

However, the Faculty Board may, under certain circumstances and subject to specific conditions, admit others who can show evidence of fitness for candidature.

International students: Applicants are advised to contact the International Centre for information on entry requirements for these courses.

Entry and English language requirements

Applications

Domestic students
Mid year entry: Yes (N/A to all specialisations)
Applications: SATAC
Application closing dates:

Check SATAC.

 

 

International students
Mid year entry: Yes (N/A to all specialisations)
Applications: How to apply
Application closing dates: Semester 1 - 30 November of the year preceding admission
Semester 2 - 31 May of that year.

 

Annual fees

CourseDomestic studentsInternational students
Graduate Certificate in Nursing (Specialisations)

Place type: Varies by specialisation

Fee varies by specialisation

2015 - $14,300
Graduate Diploma in Nursing (Specialisations)

Place type: Varies by specialisation

Fee varies by specialisation

2015 - $28,600
Master of Nursing

Place type: Varies by specialisation

Fee varies by specialisation

2015 - $28,600

Note:

  • Domestic student fees are indicative only. Further information: How are these fees calculated?
  • We accept international applications for programs commencing beyond the year advertised and tuition fees for these years will be higher. Please note that your tuition fees may be subject to an annual increase.
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