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Master of Clinical Nursing

Area of Specialisation In Advanced Nursing

Allows Registered Nurses to specialise in areas of nursing negotiated with the Course Coordinator.

Area of Specialisation structure

This unitset structure contains information about the units which comprise the course as well as the credit points required to successfully complete it.

The Master of Clinical Nursing (Advanced Nursing) comprises nine units (180 Credit Points). This unit set allows Registered Nurses to specialise in areas of Nursing negotiated with the Course Coordinator.

Students may exit with a Graduate Certificate in Clinical Nursing following completion of 60 credit points and with a Graduate Diploma in Clinical Nursing following completion of 120 credit points.

Year One - Semester 1
UnitDescription Points
NNS5113Advanced Nursing Science 1 20
NSP5302Advanced Nursing Practice 1*20

*NSP5302 is a year long clinical practice unit.

Year One - Semester 2
UnitDescription Points
NNS5202Advanced Nursing Science 2 20

Students may exit with a Graduate Certificate in Clinical Nursing

Year Two - Semester 1
UnitDescription Points
NUR6116Evaluating Practice in Health 20
NST6100Literature Review 20
CLM6100Clinical Leadership and Management 20

Students may exit with a Graduate Diploma in Clinical Nursing

Year Two - Semester 2
UnitDescription Points
MHP6100Master's Project Proposal 20
MHP6101Master's Health Project 20
Level 6000 elective unit 20 credit points

MHP6100 must be completed prior to MHP6101. Therefore students progressing to the Master award should enrol in MHP6100 in semester one, and undertake NST6100 in semester two.

This major can also be studied in the following courses:

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