MClinNurs

Credit points

120

Minimum duration

1.5 years full-time or 3 years part-time

Course available at

  • Online

Note:

National, Online


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.

Admission requirements

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:

  1. Have completed one of:
  2. a Bachelor of Nursing;
  3. the Graduate Certificate in Clinical Nursing; or
  4. the Graduate Diploma in Clinical Nursing
  5. Hold current registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA);
  6. 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 2021 Admission.



Completion requirements

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:

  1. 40 cp from Clinical Nursing Units (Part A);
  2. 60 cp from Project Stream Units (Part B);
  3. 20 cp from Elective Units (Part C).

OR

b. For Research Stream:

  1. 40 cp from Clinical Nursing units (Part A);
  2. 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.

Exit points

A student who has completed the following requirements from the specialisations in the Schedule of Unit Offerings may exit with the relevant award:

  1. Graduate Certificate in Clinical Nursing:40 cp from Clinical Nursing units;
  2. Graduate Diploma in Clinical Nursing: 40 cp from Clinical Nursing units 40 cp from either Project Stream Units or Research Stream Units.

Progression requirements

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.

Schedule of unit offerings

Part A : Clinical Nursing Units

Complete exactly 40 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
NRSG633Clinical Nursing10
NRSG635Extended Clinical Nursing10
NRSG636Foundations of Specialty Practice 110
NRSG637Foundations of Specialty Practice 210

Part B : Project Stream Units

Complete exactly 60 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
HLSC605Leadership in Health Care10
HLSC617Independent Project 220
HLSC640Interpreting Health Research10
PHIL623Healthcare Ethics: Principles in Practice10
CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
HLSC603Organisational Culture and Management10
OR
HLSC604Quality and Safety in Health Care10
OR
HLSC607Policy and Planning in Health Care10

Part C : Elective Units

Complete exactly 20 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
HLSC608Theoretical Foundations of Health Professional Education10
HLSC609Facilitating Learning in Health Professional Settings10
HLSC610Assessment and Evaluation10
HLSC618Curriculum Development and Instructional Design10
HLSC646Qualitative Research Methods10
HLSC647Quantitative Research Methods10
HLSC659Strategic Management in Health Service Delivery10
HLSC660Redesign in Health Service Delivery10
HLSC661Facilitative Leadership, Coaching and Mentoring10
HLSC662Leading Change in Health Services10
NRSG653Health Promotion and Social Inclusion in Mental Health Nursing10

Elective units can also be selected from another Master course or another Faculty, upon approval by the Course Coordinator.

Part D : Research Stream Units

Complete exactly 80 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
HLSC623Research Dissertation Part A20
HLSC624Research Dissertation Part B20
HLSC640Interpreting Health Research10
PHIL623Healthcare Ethics: Principles in Practice10
CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
HLSC603Organisational Culture and Management10
OR
HLSC604Quality and Safety in Health Care10
OR
HLSC607Policy and Planning in Health Care10
CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
HLSC646Qualitative Research Methods10
OR
HLSC647Quantitative Research Methods10

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