Master of Philosophy - Nursing and Midwifery (By Research)

Curtin University

This course provides a broad foundation for scholarly research to advance nursing theory and guide practice and also provides the foundation for further doctoral studies.

Course Fee:


International: $74,600

Entry Requirements:

Specifically, applicants are required to be currently registered nurses, or eligible for registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, with a bachelor degree in nursing or in a related discipline and have a minimum of 1 year post-registration clinical experience. Those with a degree from a discipline where areas of essential nursing knowledge and skills are deficient are required to undertake selected units prior to course commencement. 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. Overseas applicants must have completed a bachelor degree in nursing or a nursing program of 3 years or more leading to registration, be currently registered in their own country and provide certified documentation to that effect. They must also meet the University's usual entry requirements.

Structure:

This course contains a core thesis unit only.

Subjects you can Study:

Nursing and midwifery

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.

Further information:

Curtin University course code: MR-NURMDW. Overseas applicants must provide evidence of proficiency in English. If necessary, on acceptance into the course, overseas students are advised of the requirements for provisional registration by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia. If students need more course information, they may contact the relevant areas: For Current Students: Student Services Office, please see: http://students.curtin.edu.au/contact_offices.cfm. For Domestic Future Students: Future Students Centre, email: futurestudents@curtin.edu.au Tel: +61-8-9266 1000. For International Future Students: Curtin International, email: international@curtin.edu.au Tel: +61-8-9266 7331.

Who for:

Registered nurses

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Related Careers:

Nurse - Registered,
Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Bentley - main campus No info Yes Part time 4 years
Bentley - main campus No info Yes Full time 2 years

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