The program provides registered nurses with an advanced qualification relevant to their professional field of practice through advancing their knowledge and application of evidence based practice and developing their ability to independently undertake research.

Course Fee:

International: $48,900

Entry Requirements:

Bachelor degree in Nursing or equivalent and minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 5 (credit average); or completed hospital based training in Australia as a Registered Nurse; and Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma in Nursing at UniSA, or equivalent qualification from an Australian university and minimum (GPA) of 5. Applicants must hold Current Practising Certificate as a Registered Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia; international students must be eligible to be licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in their own country or place of residence; and completed a minimum of two years of clinical experience as a Registered Nurse; International students who speak English as a foreign language must have obtained the required standards within the last two years.


54 units; 18 units research evidence; 18 units of core research studies;18 units of minor thesis.

Subjects you can Study:


Accepts International Students:


Related Careers:

Nurse - Registered,
Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
City East No info No Full time 1.5 years
City East No info No Part time
The University of South Australia (UniSA) is the largest university in South Australia with over 36,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students on four urban and two regional campuses. As a prominent provider of international education in the state, the university has close working links with industry, the professions, business and government and offers more professional education programs than any university in South Australia. More than 140 undergraduate and 200 coursework and research postgraduate programs in fields including law, education, nursing, physiotherapy, pharmacy, occupational therapy, podiatry, medical radiation, human movement, commerce, business, management, computer and information science, engineering, construction management, urban and regional planning, visual arts, psychology, civil aviation, journalism, and more are offered. An integral part of a UniSA student's study program includes work in clinical and field placements, assisting with industry-based projects, and working alongside people from industry and the professions.

The Graduate Careers' Council of Australia's annual survey has consistently shown UniSA graduates recording the highest success rate in the State for employment after graduation.

Provider CRICOS: 00121B

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