Master of Clinical Nursing

The University of Adelaide

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.par Our Master of Clinical Nursing offers you an intensive two-year path to a rewarding career as a registered nurse.par What will you do?par 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 cohortspar develop hands-on skills in high-tech simulation settingspar study anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology and pharmacologypar gain a keen understanding of professional standards and ethicspar undertake clinical placements in hospital and community settings.

Course Fee:

International: $89,000

Entry Requirements:

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


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.

Subjects you can Study:

Clinical Nursing


Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia

Who for:

Graduates seeking a career in nursing

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00123M

Related Careers:

Nurse - Registered,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
North Terrace No info No Full time 2 years

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The University of Adelaide’s international reputation for breaking new ground has been forged by a continuous stream of exceptional people. We count among our alumni five Nobel Laureates, over 140 Fulbright Scholars and more than 100 Rhodes Scholars, including Australia’s first female Indigenous recipient. The country’s first female prime minister also studied here, as did the first Australian-born professional astronaut in space.
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Although many of the jobs you could be doing in a decade’s time don’t yet exist, your best preparation for them does at the University of Adelaide. We’re constantly updating and refining our degrees to ensure that — wherever your passions lie, you’ll gain the flexible capabilities to explore every opportunity tomorrow brings.
Importantly, our degrees’ recognised quality that opens career paths everywhere. We’re ranked inside the world’s top 50 universities in four subject areas; in the top 100 for another 12, and the top 150 for 10 more.*

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CRICOS No. 00123M

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