Master of Nursing

University of Wollongong

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00102E

The Master of Nursing is designed to prepare nurses for leadership roles in the health care system, or for further academic study in nursing at postgraduate level. The qualification is ideal for clinicians seeking to advance their careers. The following specialisations are available: Leadership, Person-Centered Practice, Mental Health, Dementia Care and Primary Healthcare.


  • Students will study the following core subjects: Reflection for practice
  • legal and professional issues
  • Essential skills for health researchers
  • Promoting Clinical Excellence
  • Clinical judgement and reasoning
  • Developments in Nursing Care and a minor project. Plus 24 credit points selected from their chosen major.


  • Nursing

Standard entry requirements

Recognised Bachelor degree in Nursing, or a recognised Graduate Certificate in Nursing.

Study pathways

The Graduate Certificate in Nursing articulates into the Master of Nursing. Students intending to articulate should complete the core subjects for the Master's degree. These subjects, once successfully completed in the Graduate Certificate in Nursing, will count as credit towards the Master of Nursing upon successful transfer.

Study information

Campus Fees Mid year intake Attendance
Wollongong International: $38,016 Yes
  • Full-time : 1.5 years
  • Part-time : 3 years

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