The University of Adelaide

Master of Clinical Nursing

The University of Adelaide

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00123M

Nurses are highly respected members of the community. They help treat patients in all sorts of health care settings and touch lives with empathy, compassion and humour.Our Master of Clinical Nursing offers you an intensive two-year path to a rewarding career as a registered nurse.What will you do?This intensive degree cultivates the professional knowledge, skills and confidence needed to make a difference every day. You will: benefit from small group learning and diverse student cohortsdevelop hands-on skills in high-tech simulation settingsstudy anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology and pharmacologygain a keen understanding of professional standards and ethicsundertake clinical placements in hospital and community settings.

Designed for

Graduates seeking a career in nursing


The Master of Clinical Nursing is structured over two years of full-time study to provide in-depth theory and clinical placements in hospital and community settings. The first year provides foundational, theoretical and professional concepts, and fundamental knowledge and skills of nursing practice. Contemporary nursing care is introduced in a variety of health care contexts. The second year of the degree advances professional and contemporary knowledge and skills moving to more complex health problems.


  • Clinical Nursing

Standard entry requirements

  • Non-nursing bachelor degree or equivalent (pass average)
  • Plus university level 1 Human Biology subject or equivalent


Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
North Terrace International: $89,000 No

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