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Master of Nursing (Graduate Entry)

Course code J46

This coursework masters is a graduate entry program for applicants with a bachelor’s degree in any discipline, with a strong focus on clinical practice and research which leads to registration with the NMBA.

The program will provide experiential and authentic learning opportunities, supplemented by theoretical components, to ensure graduates are industry-ready upon entry to practice.

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Entry requirements

ECU admission and English language requirements apply.

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Course code

J46

Fees

Commonwealth supported - estimated 1st year indicative fee AUD $6,700

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Duration

2 years full-time or part-time equivalent

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Availability & Campus

JO ML BU OL
Full-time
Part-time
JO - Joondalup BU - South West ML - Mount Lawley OL - Online

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Entry requirements

ECU admission and English language requirements apply.

See Course Entry for further information.

Course code

J46

CRICOS code

091870M

Fees

International onshore - estimated 1st year indicative fee AUD $33,850

See Fees and Scholarships for further information.

Duration

2 years full-time

See Course Details for further information.

Availability & Campus

JO ML BU OL
Full-time
Part-time
JO - Joondalup BU - South West ML - Mount Lawley OL - Online

See Course Details for further information.

Course Entry

Admission requirements you'll need to meet for this course.

Course Details

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Semester availability

Semester 1: Study full-time at Joondalup

Semester 1: Study part-time at Joondalup

Semester availability

Semester 1: Study full-time at Joondalup

Course Structure

Year 1 - Semester 1
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
NSC6101Nursing Bioscience 120
NPP6101Adult Health Practice 120
NNI5104Health Issues in Gerontology20
Year 1 - Semester 2
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
NSC6102Nursing Bioscience 220
MNP6101Evidence-based Practice and Research Design20
NPP6102Adult Health Practice 220
Year 2 - Semester 1
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
NPP6103Mental Health Practice20
NCS6100Nursing Cultural Studies20
MNP6107Nursing Research Project20
Year 2 - Semester 2
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
NPP6104Child, Adolescent and Family Nursing Practice20
NPP6105Nursing Practice Capstone20
Elective Unitx120
RECOMMENDED ELECTIVES
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
NST6101Teaching and Learning in the Clinical Setting20
NUR6121Palliative Care Nursing20
CLM6100Clinical Leadership and Management20
NUR6117The Deteriorating Patient20

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For more detailed unit information for this course take a look at our Handbook. To organise your life for next semester visit the Semester timetable.

Student handbook

Course notes

Important course notes

Course Learning Outcomes

  1. Apply and model communication and collaboration skills to analyse and design innovative contributions to professional practice.
  2. Apply cognitive, technical and creative skills to investigate, evaluate and synthesise complex ideas, concepts and theories in authentic nurse practitioner situations.
  3. Reflect critically on a complex body of specialist nursing knowledge, research principles and methods to demonstrate mastery of nursing practice.
  4. Use high level self-management skills to initiate, plan and execute a substantial research-based project.

Professional Recognition

Accredited by: Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council (ANMAC)

Fees and Scholarships

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AUD $6,700 *

* Commonwealth supported - estimated 1st year indicative fee

The 'Estimated 1st year indicative fee' is provided as a guide only, based on a typical enrolment of students undertaking the first year of this course. At ECU, you pay for the individual units you enrol in, not an overall course fee, so the total cost of your course will vary, depending on what units you choose. An indicative fee will be provided with your course offer, however you can use our Course Fee Calculator to estimate the amount you’ll need to pay. ECU fees are adjusted annually.

AUD $33,850 *

* International onshore - estimated 1st year indicative fee

The 'Estimated 1st year indicative fee' is provided as a guide only, based on a typical enrolment of students undertaking the first year of this course. At ECU, you pay for the individual units you enrol in, not an overall course fee, so the total cost of your course will vary, depending on what units you choose. An indicative fee will be provided with your course offer, however you can use our Course Fee Calculator to estimate the amount you’ll need to pay. ECU fees are adjusted annually.

Scholarships

ECU has a scholarship program that provides many opportunities each year to students undertaking studies here.

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Career Opportunities

Graduates will display the skills, knowledge and attributes to function with competence and confidence in a registered nurse graduate role. They will have enhanced leadership skills to ensure they are capable clinical leaders and are industry-ready to work in a diverse range of practice settings within a dynamic health care system.

Possible future job titles

Registered Nurse

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