Our Master of Nursing is designed for registered nurses who wish to upskill and become qualified for leadership, educational and advanced practice roles. You will be prepared to meet the challenges of a health care environment characterised by increasing change and complexity. You will study two core subjects: research design, and a practice development project. Your choice of other nursing subjects is flexible.
Advanced Clinical Practice major:
You will explore and reflect upon health care issues within a framework of contemporary nursing practice, and practise advanced physical nursing assessment, having acquired knowledge and skills in both physiological and pathophysiological processes.
Clinical Education major:
This major develops high-level knowledge and expertise in clinical teaching, and its application for improvement of student education.
Leadership and Management major:
This major is designed for nurses in leadership positions or those being prepared for leadership roles in the future. It sets the strategic direction for services, human resource management and budget preparation and management, with the key responsibility of providing optimum patient care while maintaining patient safety.
For further details, please see the Handbook.
Please note: The course is offered to international students by distance education (externally) only. International students enrolled in the Advanced Clinical Practice major are required to study on campus in Townsville for one week.