Master in Community Specialist Practice (District Nursing) - Master en Práctica Especialista Sanidad Pública (Enfermería del Distrito)
The Master of Nursing Practice is a two-year graduate entry master degree that can lead you to be eligible for registration as a nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.The course consists of four semesters plus a summer term coursework program.
In this comprehensive program of study, you will cover a diverse range of simulated practice and fieldwork, interprofessional learning, contemporary blended learning and advanced clinical development.
Throughout the course, you will be encouraged to integrate evidence-based theory and clinical practice. Theory content is comprehensive and includes physical, biological, psychological and social sciences.
Australian & NZ Students
You must hold a recognised bachelor degree or graduate degree with a high course weighted average (greater than 70 per cent). It is essential that you have sucessfully completed a research unit and a human biology-related unit at tertiary level. If you have not completed these units, you may be able to study them through the Health Sciences Graduate Entry Foundation course. Applicants will be required to have completed a postgraduate application form and provide certified copies of academic transcripts and a detailed curriculum vitae. You will be required to provide supplementary information with your application.
Minimum English language entry requirements:
IELTS ACADEMIC (INTERNATIONAL ENGLISH LANGUAGE TESTING SYSTEM)
YEAR 1 SEMESTER 2
Inquiry for Ethical and Legal Contexts in Nursing
Indigenous and Global Health
Nursing Bioscience for Chronic Conditions
Nursing Professional Practice 1
YEAR 2 SEMESTER 1
Clinical Operational Management
Behavioural Responses to Illness
Nursing Bioscience for Acute Conditions
Nursing Professional Practice 2
YEAR 2 SEMESTER 2
Behavioural Perspectives of Mental Health
Nursing Bioscience for Complex Care
Nursing Professional Practice 3
Research and Evaluation in International Health
YEAR 3 STUDY PERIOD 1
Mental Health Nursing Professional Practice
YEAR 3 SEMESTER 1
Practice Improvement Research Project
Nursing Professional Practice Capstone
Upon graduation, you can work as a registered nurse in a variety of health settings such as public and private hospitals, community centres, nursing homes, home-based services and international organisations. Opportunities also exist in clinical education, research and management areas.