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Wound, Ostomy and Continence Practice Major (MSc Health Practice)

Wound Osto & Contin Prac Mjr - MJRP-OSCNM 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 Part-time
Study mode Mixed on- and off-campus
Intake February or July
Duration 3 years part-time

Students studying in this major will focus on the care and management of patients with an ostomy (those who have had a bowel or bladder diversion), and patients with continence conditions (those with bladder and bowel control and associated skin care issues). Students will need to be registered nurses working in a dedicated practice setting and will combine learning from the applied clinical sciences to the practice context. The major aims to take nurses who wish to specialise in the area to be competent in all aspects of ostomy and continence practice.

Admission criteria

Admission criteria for Australian and New Zealand students

Domestic entry requirements: Applicants must hold a Graduate Diploma in Wound, Ostomy and Continence Practice with a high course weighted average (greater than 70 percent). This major is not available to international students studying in Australia on a study visa.

Please refer to the following statements before applying for this course

English language proficiency

IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing System)
Writing 7.0
Speaking 7.0
Reading 7.0
Listening 7.0
Overall band score 7.0

Other qualifications may also satisfy our English language admission criteria. Please view our English language requirements page to find out more.

Fieldwork requirements

Many of our courses require students to comply with additional essential requirements, particularly in relation to fieldwork. Failure to comply with any of the essential fieldwork requirements may potentially prevent the successful completion of the course and/or achieving professional registration.

Please refer to the following statement on the essential requirements for the fieldwork component of this course:


Fees for Australian and New Zealand students

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