Master of Nursing Practice (Preregistration)

Western Sydney University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00917K; 02851G (WS, The College)

This is a nursing program designed for applicants who hold a relevant undergraduate award or are an overseas registered nurse. It provides an opportunity for students with relevant undergraduate qualifications to undertake a shortened program of study in nursing. The focus of the course is on inquiry-based learning, critical thinking and reflective practice in relation to the theory and practice of nursing in health and health breakdown across the lifespan.


170 credit units


  • Nursing

Standard entry requirements

  • Bachelor degree with a focus in human biological sciences
  • 3 years post-secondary overseas training as a registered nurse


This course has accreditation and approval from the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) which is a partner board of the Australian Health Practitioners Registration Authority (AHPRA). Course accreditation can be checked at

Study pathways

Course recognition of prior learning results in admission to the course and fast tracking into year 2 of the Bachelor of Nursing course. No further academic credit will be accepted.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Hawkesbury International: $78,486 No
  • Full-time : 2 years
Parramatta International: $78,486 No
  • Full-time : 2 years

Further information

All applications will be required to comply with NSW Health Department Prohibited Persons Employment Declaration (PPED), NSW Health Clinical Placement Authority (Criminal Record Check) and Adult Health Immunisation and have a WorkCover Senior First Aid certificate.

Related courses

Browse more courses
Is the information on this page correct? Request update
Sign up to our newsletter for the latest scholarships and education news
You must agree before submitting.

Subscribe to our newsletter

Join the conversation