Curtin University

Master of Nursing Practice

Curtin University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00301J

The Master of Nursing Practice is a two year (4 semesters) coursework program leading to ELIGIBILITY FOR REGISTRATION as a nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia http://www.nursingmidwiferyboard.gov.au/. The course provides a comprehensive program of study involving a diverse range of simulated practice and fieldwork, inter-professional learning, contemporary blended learning and advanced clinical skill development. The course emphasises the close integration of evidence based theory and clinical practice. Theory content is comprehensive and includes the physical, biological, psychological and social sciences.

Designed for

Persons wishing to work as a nurse

Structure

Detailed information about the course structure is available through official Curtin pages: http://handbook.curtin.edu.au/courses/31/319400.html

Subjects

  • This graduate entry masters degree course emphasises the close integration of evidence based theory and clinical practice. Students

Standard entry requirements

Please refer to https://study.curtin.edu.au/offering/course-pg-master-of-nursing-practice--mg-nursprv1/ for further information on entry to this course.

Recognition

This course has been designed to meet the regulations of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia. Students who successfully complete the course requirements are eligible for recommendation by the Head of School to the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia for registration as Division 1 comprehensive registered nurses. Registration is subject to meeting all requirements of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia. To meet the registration requirements of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia students are expected to complete the course within 5 years. Failure to complete the course in the allocated time period may necessitate undertaking additional units to ensure currency of practice.

Study pathways

Applications for credit towards a course are assessed on an individual basis. Credit reduces the amount of learning required to complete the course and may be granted for formal education qualifications, non-formal learning from non-award programs of study and informal learning through work experiences. Further information can be found at http://futurestudents.curtin.edu.au.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Curtin Perth No
  • Full-time : 2 years

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