Master of Nursing Practice
Elevate your nursing career and prepare to take on leadership roles with the Master of Nursing Practice. This degree helps you build advanced clinical decision-making skills to improve health service delivery in your workplace.
Open the door to roles in advanced practice, education, leadership and management, policy, and research.
If you want to improve the quality and safety of your patient care, the Master of Nursing Practice can help you take your career to the next level. This flexible degree puts you in control of your learning, with:
- the opportunity to choose either coursework or minor thesis pathway
- exit points available at both the Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma
Throughout the Master of Nursing Practice, you will be challenged to look at nursing from a new perspective while building your knowledge and skills in leadership, governance, research, education, critical thinking, and decision making.
Deakin’s Centre for Quality and Patient Safety Research (QPS) is a leader in clinical care, quality, and risk management, and has researchers within six of Victoria’s major health services. Research from QPS is used alongside the industry that needs to shape the course curriculum. Course material is evidence-based, patient-focused, and informed by academics, researchers, and clinical experts who are leaders in their fields.
Application Processing Time in Days: 5
Minimum English Language Requirements
|English Level Description||IELTS (1.0 -9.0)||TOEFL IBT (0-120)||TOEFL CBT (0-300)||PTE (10-90)|
|Extremely Limited||< 4||< 31||< 93||< 30|
Job Opportunity Potential
Graduates of the Master of Nursing Practice will be well placed to take advantage of this demand. Depending on the units you have completed, your expertise will allow you to pursue a range of roles, including:
- clinical nurse educator
- clinical nurse specialist
- associate or unit manager
- research roles
- critical care nurse
- intensive care nurse
- cardiac care nurse
- emergency care nurse
- perioperative nurse
- anesthetic nurse.
Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria
The minimum requirements are successful completion of a three-year undergraduate degree, or equivalent, from an approved university or other educational institution or successful completion of other equivalent qualifications gained by examination, or approved professional or industrial experience.
Mandatory student checks
Students in specialty courses i.e. critical care, perioperative nursing, intensive care, emergency, and cardiac care nursing are employed by health services where a National Police Record Check and a Working with Children Check are required for employment.
When you apply to Deakin, it’s important to attach all requested supporting documentation, otherwise, your application could be delayed or disallowed.
Remember, most documents need to be certified before you upload them, so give yourself plenty of time to get organized.
Examples of certified copies you’ll need to include:
- award certificates
- academic transcripts
- formal identity papers (e.g. your passport).
Documents in languages other than English will need to be translated. If you’re applying for a scholarship, please also check the specific supporting documents for that application.
- Course Code: H771
- Course Type: Online
- Course Level: Masters/PG Degree
- Duration: 01 Year 06 Month
Total Tuition Fee:
Annual Cost of Living: 21041 AUD
Application Fee: N/A
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