Master of Advanced Nursing

Monash University

The Master of Advanced Nursing, offered by the School of Nursing and Midwifery, will prepare students for leadership roles in clinical nursing, management and education. Clinical specialisations include emergency nursing, intensive care nursing, mental health nursing and nurse practitioner. These specialties require concurrent employment as a registered nurse in the area. The course helps students develop advanced practice knowledge and leadership in specialist practice. It will equip students with skills to plan, implement, coordinate and evaluate health care, and formulate policy for a diverse and multicultural society.

Course Fee:

Australian: $34,500
International: $46,500

Entry Requirements:

Entry level 1: 72 points to complete - an Australian undergraduate Nursing degree (or equivalent) with at least 60 per cent average, or qualification/experience or satisfactory substitute that the Faculty considers to be equivalent. Entry level 3: 48 points to complete - an Australian undergraduate Nursing honours degree (or equivalent) with at least 60 per cent average; or qualification/experience or satisfactory substitute that the Faculty considers to be equivalent.


The program can be taken by coursework, or coursework and a project or thesis. Courses of study are individually planned according to each student's career path plan. Themes are comprehensive and cover case management in health care; mental health concepts and practice; therapeutic medication management; acute cardio-respiratory management; emergency nursing; health promotion and education.

Subjects you can Study:

Nursing-emergency*; Nursing-advanced; Nursing-intensive care*; Nursing-mental health*; Nursing-education; Nursing-leadership and management; Nursing-nurse practitioner*; Nursing-perioperative*. *These specialisations are only available to domestic students

Study Pathways:

Early exits available at graduate Certificate or graduate diploma levels. Graduates can progress onto a specialist master degree or, in the case of those who complete the research stream (overall average of HD), a PhD.

Further information:

You can also exit the course early with a Graduate Certificate in Advanced Nursing or a Graduate Diploma in Advanced Nursing Management if you meet the requirements. There are additional entry requirements to apply to the Master of Advanced Nursing (Nurse Practitioner) specialisation. Please see the website for more details.


Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.

Who for:

Registered nurses

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00008C

Related Careers:

Nurse - Registered,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Clayton No info Yes
Clayton No info Yes Full time 1.5 years
Clayton No info Yes Part time 3 years
Peninsula No info Yes
Peninsula No info Yes Full time 1.5 years
Peninsula No info Yes Part time 3 years
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