Master of Science - Nursing (By Research)

RMIT University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00122A

This program enables nurses to achieve a high level of academic achievement and scholarship through the generation of an independent piece of research. RMIT conduct applied and collaborative nursing research that addresses 'real world' issues in health care delivery across: Acute care; Mental health; Public health and health services. Under expert supervision, students will develop their skills and join researchers already active in nursing and midwifery. This master degree may be undertaken in a project or thesis mode.


  • Nursing-clinical
  • Nursing-child and family health
  • Nursing-mental health
  • Gerontology
  • Midwifery
  • Primary health
  • Public health
  • Nursing-critical transcultural
  • Multicultural health
  • Nursing and health care ethics
  • Health policy
  • Health education
  • Leadership and management in nursing

Standard entry requirements

  • A four-year bachelor degree with at least a credit average in the final undergraduate year
  • Or another recognised award deemed to be equivalent in character and standard to a four-year undergraduate degree, with at least a credit average in the final undergraduate year. Alternatively applicants may provide evidence of appropriate academic qualifications and experience that satisfies the Dean of the School of Graduate Research or nominee that the applicant has developed knowledge of the field of study or cognate field and the potential for research sufficient to undertake the proposed program.

Study pathways

A PhD course is also available in this area.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Bundoora Domestic: $53,760
International: $61,440
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time : 4 years
  • Online/Off-campus

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