Edith Cowan University ECU

Master of Clinical Nursing

Edith Cowan University ECU

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00279B

This coursework Masters allows nurse clinicians to enhance their individual specialty knowledge and competence whilst working in their selected area of specialisation. Theoretical and practical knowledge will be augmented by a substantial clinical project to enable the development of advanced critical thinking and project writing skills. The course encourages innovative evidence-based practice that will ultimately lead to improved nursing practice.


9 Units 180 Credit Points.


  • Majors are available in the following disciplines:ŸAdvanced Nursing ŸChildren and Young People's Nursing ŸCritical Care Nursing - Intensive Care ŸEmergency Nursing ŸMental Health ŸOncology Nursing ŸPalliative Care Nursing

Standard entry requirements

University admission requirements apply. All applicants are required to provide proof of current registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, and to be employed for a minimum of 18 hours per week in their chosen specialty area, and provide a completed Clinical Facilitator details form, and students who are packaged with an English preparation course must be re-tested against an approved English test before admission. Special entry may be considered for Registered Nurses with a hospital-based diploma working in the specialty area. One or more of the specialisations in this course has admission requirements. Refer to the specialisation for more information.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Online No
  • Online/Off-campus : 2 years

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