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Nursing major (MSc Clinical)

MSc Clinical - MJRP-NURSG Health Sciences
Location Bentley or Singapore This course may not be offered at all locations every year. Please contact us for more information on availability.
Study method Full-time or part-time
Study mode On-campus, off-campus and mixed on- and off-campus
Intake February or July

This course has an earlier application deadline. Please visit the application deadlines page for further information.

Applicants applying for a scholarship should submit their completed application 4 weeks before the deadline of the scholarship application.

Duration 1.5 years full-time

This course will enhance your professional career development, preparing you for advanced clinical practice with individuals, families, groups and communities.

Nursing theory and research, as well as professional role development, are integral to this course which focuses on the development of the multiple roles of the clinical expert.

You will complete a specialist stream in child and adolescent health nursing, domiciliary nursing or general nursing. All streams focus on the development of leadership, critical thinking and clinical decision making.

All streams also incorporate an individual health project which you will complete under the guidance of one of our experienced staff.

Our domiciliary nursing stream is also available in Singapore.

Department of Health Scholarships are available.

Entry requirements

Entry requirements for Australian and New Zealand students

A bachelor degree in nursing or equivalent with a course-weighted average (CWA) of at least 70 per cent or a graduate diploma in nursing or equivalent with a CWA of at least 65 per cent, plus registration as a registered nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) (Bentley location) or the Singapore Nurses Board (Singapore location), with a minimum of one year post-registration clinical experience.

Evidence of successful completion of appropriate research units is an additional course prerequisite.

Selection is based on academic performance, clinical experience, professional references and an interview.

You will also be required to provide supplementary information with your application.

Please refer to the following statements before applying for this course


Fees for Australian and New Zealand students

Year Student type Cost
2016 Domestic fee paying Domestic fee-paying - A domestic fee-paying place is a place at university which is not Commonwealth supported, that is, not subsidised by the Australian Government. Domestic fee paying students will be charged tuition fees and may be eligible for FEE-HELP assistance for all or part of those tuition fees. $23,800*

Fees are indicative first year only.

* Based on a first-year full-time study load of 200 credits. 300 credits are needed to graduate from this course. The total cost will depend on your course options (i.e. units selected and time taken to complete).

Use the Fee Calculator for an estimate of individual unit fees. There may also be some additional costs. For more information, see other fees and charges.

Credit for previous study

Applications for credit for recognised learning are assessed on an individual basis.

Learn about Credit for Recognised Learning (CRL)

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