Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00244B (QLD); 02225M (NSW)

USQ’s Master of Nursing allows you to apply specialised knowledge, skills and technical abilities across five different specialisations including; gerontology, clinical education, leadership and management, rural and remote health, and mental health. You can also study a General specialisation allowing you to personalise your degree.Build specialist skills necessary to review data-based research while identifying and implementing best practice care for improving individual and community health outcomes.Develop advanced leadership skills enabling you to lead people and projects in a range of health care settings.


12 units: 9 core courses and 3 approved courses.


  • Clinical Education, General, Gerontology, Leadership and Management in Health, Mental Health, and Rural and Remote nursing.

Standard entry requirements

Completed a 3-year bachelor degree in the area of nursing from an Australian university, or equivalent.Hold a current Professional Registration as a Division 1 nurse, or equivalent, with either Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) or relevant regulatory body in applicant's home country.

Study pathways

USQ's Graduate Certificate of Nursing and Graduate Diploma of Nursing are pathways into the Master of Nursing

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Online International: $30,320 No
  • Full-time : 1.5 years
  • Part-time : 3 years
  • Flexible Delivery : 1.5 years
  • Online/Off-campus : 1.5 years

Further information

There are no clinical requirements in this program unless candidates select electives that contain a clinical requirement. Courses with clinical requirements are not available for international students.

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