Master of Science - Nursing (By Research)

RMIT University

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.

Course Fee:

Australian: $53,760
International: $61,440

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.

Subjects you can Study:

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

Study Pathways:

A PhD course is also available in this area.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00122A

Related Careers:

Midwife, Nurse - Registered,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Bundoora No info No Full time 2 years
Bundoora No info No Part time 4 years
Founded in 1887, RMIT became a university in 1992. It offers both higher education and vocational education courses with over 82,000 students including 31,160 international students, of whom 18,860 are taught outside Australia (almost 7,000 at RMIT Vietnam).

Over 900 courses exist to graduate at all levels, including certificates, diplomas, advanced diplomas and associate, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees. RMIT University is a global university of technology and design offering areas of study including: aerospace and aviation; architecture, building and planning; art and design; business; communication; community and welfare; computing and information systems; education and training; engineering and related technologies; environment; health sciences; humanities, social sciences and legal; manufacturing and processing; and science and mathematics.

RMIT has three campuses in Melbourne, Australia, with smaller sites at Hamilton and Point Cook. Main campus in Melbourne's CBD is spread over a number of Melbourne city blocks. There are art galleries, cinemas, bookshops and cafes on campus. The Brunswick campus is six kilometres from the city and offers state-of-the-art specialist graphic technology, fashion and textile facilities - with access to the on-campus International Fibre Centre. The Bundoora campus is set in extensive parklands and offers courses in life sciences, education and manufacturing/mechanical engineering.

RMIT also two campuses in Vietnam and a centre in Barcelona, Spain. They also offer programs through partners in Singapore, Hong Kong, mainland China, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Belgium, Spain and Germany, and enjoy research and industry partnerships on every continent.

RMIT was awarded the Premier's Award for International Education and the award for Excellence in the inaugural Victorian International Education Awards.

Provider CRICOS: 00122A

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