1.5 years full-time or 3 years part-time
EFTSL value of units : All 10 cp units in this course have an EFTSL value of 0.125. Units with a cp value of a multiple of 10 have corresponding EFTSL values.
An applicant must also comply with the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy .
International students need to meet the English Language Proficiency requirements as defined in the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy .
To be eligible for admission to the Master of Clinical Nursing an applicant must:
- Have completed one of:
- a Bachelor of Nursing;
- the Graduate Certificate in Clinical Nursing; or
- the Graduate Diploma in Clinical Nursing
- Hold current registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA);
- Be employed in a substantive position in their chosen specialisation unless approved otherwise by the Course Coordinator.
Disclaimer: The course entry requirements above are for 2023 Admission.
To qualify for the Master of Clinical Nursing, a student must complete 120 cp from the Schedule of Unit Offerings, consisting of:
a. For Project Stream:
- 40 cp from Clinical Nursing Units (Part A);
- 60 cp from Project Stream Units (Part B);
- 20 cp from Elective Units (Part C).
b. For Research Stream:
- 40 cp from Clinical Nursing units (Part A);
- 80 cp from Research Stream Units (Part D).
Students need to remain employed in the specialty nursing area while studying the x4 clinical nursing units (Grad Cert level) unless approved otherwise by the Course Coordinator.
A student who has completed the following requirements from the specialisations in the Schedule of Unit Offerings may exit with the relevant award:
- Graduate Certificate in Clinical Nursing:40 cp from Clinical Nursing units;
- Graduate Diploma in Clinical Nursing: 40 cp from Clinical Nursing units 40 cp from either Project Stream Units or Research Stream Units.
Students are required to follow the pattern of unit enrolment set out in the relevant Course Enrolment Guide, unless otherwise approved by the Course Coordinator. In all aspects of progress through the course, students will be advised by the Course Coordinator.