Master of Nursing Science

The University of Adelaide

For experienced registered nurses with a solid foundation in an area of clinical practice, the Master of Nursing Science provides the opportunity to extend their career in leadership, research and management positions. The degree offers a comprehensive grounding in research methods and critical analysis and allows students to develop advanced skills in clinical inquiry, practice and leadership that are required in professional nursing. The research projects are individually supervised by experts in the field of study, and students who wish to continue on with further study to PhD can elect to complete 12 units of research. The Master of Nursing Science consists of 48 units, with the first 24 comprising the Graduate Diploma in Nursing Science. Students who undertake the graduate diploma component of the degree will develop the knowledge and skills to extend their scope of practice. International students on a student visa are required to study in Adelaide and complete courses on campus in face-to-face learning environments. A wide range of specialisations are available in: > Acute Care > Anaesthetics and Recovery > Cardiac > Emergency > Intensive Care > Oncology > Orthopaedic > Perioperative > Renal Nursing

Course Fee:


International: $66,000

Entry Requirements:

Graduate Diploma in Nursing Science or equivalent; 2 years post registration nursing experience; applicants must submit to the School of Nursing a Curriculum Vitae along with an Additional Information Request Form; This form should be submitted within ten working days after applying

Structure:

The program is structured in two stages: Stage 1: Students must complete the courses as outlined under the study plan to exit with the Graduate Diploma in Nursing Science. Stage 2: Students are required to complete a total of 24 units of study and are able to select one of two options: Combination 1 (coursework and research study); Combination 2 (coursework study only).

Subjects you can Study:

Acute care; Anaesthetic and recovery; Burns; Cardiac; Community health and primary care; Emergency; Gerontological; Infection control; Intensive care; Mental health; Oncology; Orthopaedic; Perioperative; Renal (Stage 2 only)

Study Pathways:

The program is structured in two stages: Stage 1: Students must complete the courses as outlined under the study plan to exit with the Graduate Diploma in Nursing Science. Stage 2: Students are required to complete a total of 24 units of study and are able to select one of two options: Combination 1 (coursework and research study); Combination 2 (coursework study only).

Who for:

Nursing graduates seeking advanced training

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00123M

Related Careers:

Nurse - Registered,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
North Terrace No info Yes Full time 2 years
North Terrace No info Yes Part time 4 years

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