Master of Advanced Practice Nursing

Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

This program provides an opportunity for registered nurses to acquire an advanced level of knowledge and skill in nursing practice, and prepare for specialist roles in selected areas of health care. The course demonstrates a clear integration with advanced practice competencies that have been established by key professional nursing organisations and various specialty nursing groups. The course aims to further develop expertise in areas including advanced nursing practice in selected specialties, nursing research and scholarship, and leadership and management in health care.

Course Fee:

Australian: $33,200
International: $50,100

Entry Requirements:

A completed recognised Bachelor Degree (or higher award) in nursing and registration as a nurse with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). International students: a completed recognised bachelor degree (or higher award) in nursing; or a completed recognised associate degree in nursing and one year work experience as a registered nurse.


144 credit points.

Subjects you can Study:

Domestic students: Acute care nursing; Cancer nursing; Chronic health care nursing; Emergency nursing; Gastroenterology nursing; Health professional education; Intensive care nursing; Paediatric, Child and youth health nursing. International students: Chronic health care nursing or Health professional education. International students may also choose no major and select electives from a range of areas.

Further information:

The Master of Advanced Practice Nursing does not lead to registration as a nurse in Australia. International students seeking registration in Australian should contact the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency for further advice or consider QUT's Bachelor of Nursing program.

Who for:

Registered nurses who wish to acquire advanced knowledge for specialist roles in health care

Accepts International Students:


Related Careers:

Nurse - Registered,
Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Kelvin Grove No info Yes Online
Kelvin Grove No info Yes Full time 1.5 years
Kelvin Grove No info Yes Part time 3 years

Why study with us?

QUT lecturers are industry leaders who will link you to your chosen profession through real experiences and contacts.

Many of our courses offer you the flexibility to expand your knowledge into fields that your degree doesn’t traditionally explore—making study more stimulating and preparing you for a more agile future. You can also choose from an extensive range of double degrees for a competitive advantage that gives you greater variety in your study and career, plus opportunities and networks across two fields. There are also options to study online or undertake a short professional development course through QUTeX to apply quickly in your career.

Be career ready

You will gain experience in labs, studios and clinics, work on real projects as part of your course, and have opportunities to undertake course-related work with industry partners. We are ranked in the top 50 in the world for employer-student connections*.

Lay the groundwork for your entrepreneurial future at QUT. Students are empowered to realise great ideas, launch start-ups and social enterprises. In fact, more founders of start-ups have studied at QUT than any other Queensland university**.

In an increasingly global economy, you can be confident that your QUT qualification will be well regarded. We are ranked in the world’s top 250 universities***.

City-based campuses

Our campuses are located in central Brisbane and offer outstanding facilities including the award-winning Science and Engineering Precinct at Gardens Point campus, as well as a dedicated Creative Industries Precinct and new Education Precinct at Kelvin Grove campus.


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* QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2019.

**Startup Muster Report 2018.

***QS World University Rankings 2019.

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