CQUniversity Australia

Master of Clinical Nursing

CQUniversity Australia

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00219C

The Master of Clinical Nursing is aimed at preparing Registered Nurses for enhanced clinical decision making activities, alongside clinical and professional leadership that supports quality care within an evidenced-based and ethical framework. Students will draw on international and national evidence-based theoretical and practical applications of care within their specialisation area of practice. Students will examine contemporary issues impacting on care delivery, and develop their clinical, professional and leadership skills. This will build students' capacity to lead and support clinical outcomes responsive to patient situation, location and condition. Students will also have the opportunity to learn and apply research skills to undertake a research project


12 Units (72 Credit Points)


  • Clinical nursing

Standard entry requirements

  • For entry into the Master of Clinical Nursing, students are required to be a registered nurse with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). Students will also need to provide a letter of employment which demonstrates that they are currently employed with an approved clinical partner for new graduates
  • Or a letter of support from their employer demonstrating support to undertake the course and employment in their nominated area of specialisation.

Study pathways

Exit awards: Graduate Diploma of Clinical Nursing; Graduate Certificate in Clinical Nursing

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Online Study No
  • Part-time : 3 years

Further information

This course can only be studied on a part time basis.

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