Master of Nursing

University of Wollongong

The Master of Nursing is designed to prepare nurses for leadership roles in the health care system, or for further academic study in nursing at postgraduate level. The qualification is ideal for clinicians seeking to advance their careers. The following specialisations are available: Leadership, Person-Centered Practice, Mental Health, Dementia Care and Primary Healthcare.

Course Fee:

Australian: $38,016
International: $41,688

Entry Requirements:

Recognised Bachelor degree in Nursing, or a recognised Graduate Certificate in Nursing.


Students will study the following core subjects: Reflection for practice; legal and professional issues; Essential skills for health researchers; Promoting Clinical Excellence; Clinical judgement and reasoning; Developments in Nursing Care and a minor project. Plus 24 credit points selected from their chosen major.

Subjects you can Study:


Study Pathways:

The Graduate Certificate in Nursing articulates into the Master of Nursing. Students intending to articulate should complete the core subjects for the Master's degree. These subjects, once successfully completed in the Graduate Certificate in Nursing, will count as credit towards the Master of Nursing upon successful transfer.

Accepts International Students:


Related Careers:

Nurse - Registered,
Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Wollongong No info Yes Part time 3 years
Wollongong No info Yes Full time 1.5 years
The University of Wollongong (UOW) has earned a place among the top 20 modern universities in the world through world-class research and teaching. With an international network of campuses and regional learning centres, UOW consistently rates among the top Australian universities in key areas, including graduate satisfaction and starting salaries.par par UOW offers 450 degree programs across all levels of study (undergraduate and postgraduate coursework and research), as well as English language and academic bridging programs through UOW College. The University currently has 36,180 students enrolled in its onshore and offshore campuses, including 15,820 international students.

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The city of Wollongong is located just 90 minutes south of Sydney - close enough to be within the daily reach of the Sydney central business district, but without the rush and expense of a big city. Wollongong is the primary city of the Illawarra region of New South Wales, and is Australia's ninth-largest city. More than 295,500 people live in the region. There are very strong support networks for international students and their families to help settle into life in Wollongong.

The UOW Wollongong campus lies between tree-covered mountains and the broad, blue waters of the Pacific Ocean offering students the perfect Australian lifestyle. It's an ideal learning environment that helps students get the most out of their studies. With its parkland setting and extensive learning and recreational facilities, the campus is arguably the most beautiful university campus in Australia. And the UOW Innovation Campus - an award winning, world-class research and commercial precinct developed by UOW - is located less than 10 minutes away.

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