Master of Advanced Nursing Practice

Griffith University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00233E

The Master of Advanced Nursing Practice has been designed to meet the core skill requirements for advanced nursing practice. The program develops nursing competence, skills and knowledge in assessment, planning, implementation, diagnosis and evaluation of care from a specialist capacity.Specialisations Acute Care Nursing  Critical Care Nursing Emergency Nursing Paediatric Nursing Professional Nursing


  • Advanced Health Assessment
  • Dissertation 1
  • Dissertation 2
  • Dissertation 3
  • Dissertation 4
  • Foundations for Specialist Emergency Nursing Practice
  • Foundations of Critical Care Nursing Practice
  • Foundations of Research Inquiry
  • Independent Practice Project
  • Listed electives and/or Free-choice electives
  • Management of High Acuity Clients
  • Managing Clients with Complex Cardiac Presentations
  • Managing Complex Clients
  • Paediatric Nursing Care
  • Preparing for Advanced Practice
  • Transforming and Leading Healthcare
  • Trauma, Shock and Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome
  • Triage and Managing Diversity in Emergency Care

Standard entry requirements

Bachelor degree in Nursing or higher and professional registration


Griffith University grants credit and recognition of prior learning which may relate to prior formal learning or prior informal and non-formal learning. For more information, please visit the following website: Credit transfer Griffith's innovative Credit Precedent Database allows you to find out what credit decisions have been made in the past. These precedents will give you an idea of what you can expect. View credit precedents for this program

Study pathways

Students who complete a dissertation component will have a pathway to Higher Degree Research study. Graduates who wish to continue onto Higher Degree Research study and have not completed the dissertation component will be able to apply for entry to the Graduate Diploma of Health Research (4161) which provides the necessary preparation for entry into the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) or Master of Philosophy (MPhil) program.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Online International: $48,750 No
  • Full-time : 1.5 years

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