The University of Melbourne

Master of Advanced Nursing Practice/Master of Public Health

The University of Melbourne

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00116K

The Master of Advanced Nursing Practice/Master of Public Health is a combined degree consisting of 200 credit points that combines both Advanced Nursing Practice and Public Health theory and practice. In undertaking this award, nurses will be equipped to assume future leadership roles and expand their scope of practice and reach into the health system. Upon graduating, students will be able to assume responsibility to lead health service developments and oversee dynamic changes to nursing practice in a way that creates change at a population level. Graduates completing this combined degree will be empowered to address current and future global health needs and be very well prepared to participate in interdisciplinary teamwork and implement public health interventions.


  • 2 Core Units from the MC-ANP (25 points)
  • 5 Core Units from the MPH (62.5 points)
  • 1 Core Selective from the MC-ANP (12.5 points)
  • Capstone Units from the MC-ANP (25 points)
  • 3 Elective Units from the MPH (37.5 points)
  • 3 Elective Units from the MC-ANP (37.5 points)


  • Advanced Nursing Practice

Standard entry requirements

  • Have completed a Bachelor of Nursing or a Master of Nursing Science (or equivalent qualifications)
  • AND A Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma in specialty nursing practice or a public health-related specialty, with a weighted average mark of 65% or higher in either the undergraduate or postgraduate degree

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Parkville Domestic: $56,481
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time : 4 years

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