Master of Advanced Nursing

Master of Advanced Nursing

Looking to expand your existing nursing skills? Want to open yourself up to new career opportunities? Do all that and more with the Master of Advanced Nursing from UTS Online. 

Over the period of your studies you will undertake 12 subjects with a choice of studying a general pathway with no major or specialising in Acute Care, Chronic and Complex Care, Quality and Safety or Leadership and Management (sub-major).  This course will allow you to offer advanced care and achieve a leading level of evidence-based clinical practice in your chosen field.

This recognised Masters course will allow Registered Nurses who meet the criteria outlined in the ACMHN Framework to use this qualification as part of their application to become a Credentialed Mental Health Nurse.

UTS is the #1 ranked university for nursing in Australia and #11 in the world. In this course, you will learn from world-leading educators and clinicians to enhance your critical care knowledge, which you can apply to your current clinical practice.

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  • Qualification:
    Master's Degree
  • Study mode:
    Online
  • Payment options:
    FEE-HELP may be available
    Payment plan
  • Duration:
    2 years part-time
  • Start date:
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  • Awarded by:
    UTS Online
  • Location:
    Online
  • Career Outcomes:
    Safety Manager | Nursing Manager | Nurse Unit Manager | Acute Care | Nurse Manager | View All

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Looking to expand your existing nursing skills? Want to open yourself up to new career opportunities? Do all that and more with the Master of Advanced Nursing from UTS Online. 

Over the period of your studies you will undertake 12 subjects with a choice of studying a general pathway with no major or specialising in Acute Care, Chronic and Complex Care, Quality and Safety or Leadership and Management (sub-major).  This course will allow you to offer advanced care and achieve a leading level of evidence-based clinical practice in your chosen field.

This recognised Masters course will allow Registered Nurses who meet the criteria outlined in the ACMHN Framework to use this qualification as part of their application to become a Credentialed Mental Health Nurse.

UTS is the #1 ranked university for nursing in Australia and #11 in the world. In this course, you will learn from world-leading educators and clinicians to enhance your critical care knowledge, which you can apply to your current clinical practice.

Eligibility

To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:

  • Applicants must have completed a UTS-recognised bachelor’s degree, or an equivalent higher qualification, or submitted other evidence of general and professional qualifications that demonstrates potential to pursue postgraduate studies; AND
  • Applicants must be currently employed in a healthcare setting and have one year of post-registration clinical experience; AND
  • Applicants must hold current registration as a nurse in Australia. Students’ current nursing registration will be confirmed via the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency. Students should ensure that details of their registration are up-to-date on this register.

In this nursing course, the subjects you may study include: 

Acute Care Major: 

  • Specialty Clinical Practice
  • Applied Pathophysiology in Practice
  • Evidence for Informing Practice
  • Improving Safety and Quality in Healthcare
  • Leading Health and Social Care
  • Comprehensive Physical Assessment and Diagnostic Reasoning
  • Quality and Safety in Medicines
  • Nursing-Sensitive Indicators in Acute Care
  • Research in Health
  • Collaborative and Integrative Mental Health Care
  • Recognising and Responding to Acute Deterioration
  • Advanced Professional Practice

Chronic and Complex Care Major: 

  • Specialty Clinical Practice
  • Applied Pathophysiology in Practice
  • Evidence for Informing Practice
  • Improving Safety and Quality in Healthcare
  • Leading Health and Social Care
  • Comprehensive Physical Assessment and Diagnostic Reasoning
  • Quality and Safety in Medicines
  • Diabetes Pathways
  • Research in Health
  • Collaborative and Integrative Mental Health Care
  • Ageing: Health, Illness and Decline
  • Advanced Professional Practice

Quality and Safety Major: 

  • Specialty Clinical Practice
  • Applied Pathophysiology in Practice
  • Evidence for Informing Practice
  • Improving Safety and Quality in Healthcare
  • Leading Health and Social Care
  • Comprehensive Physical Assessment and Diagnostic Reasoning
  • Quality and Safety in Medicines
  • Systems and Service Innovation
  • Research in Health
  • Collaborative and Integrative Mental Health Care

Leadership and Management Sub Major:

  • Specialty Clinical Practice
  • Applied Pathophysiology in Practice
  • Evidence for Informing Practice
  • Improving Safety and Quality in Healthcare
  • Leading Health and Social Care
  • Comprehensive Physical Assessment and Diagnostic Reasoning
  • Quality and Safety in Medicines
  • Health Systems and Change
  • Research in Health
  • Collaborative and Integrative Mental Health Care

Technology is driving change. At UTS Online we use the latest learning technology to help you get ahead and stay ahead in a changing world, faster.

UTS is the top-ranked young university in Australia and ranked 11th globally*. Our 100% online postgraduate courses give you the opportunity to access our world-class education wherever you are.

Our courses are created by leading industry academics who partner with organisations operating at the edge of progress. The courses are delivered through an innovative and interactive online platform, designed by experts in online education who understand how to make lessons personal and engaging.

With UTS Online, you’ll develop the skills and knowledge you need for your immediate future as well as the capability to keep adapting as new technologies, new career environments and new social challenges change our world even more.

*QS Top 50 Under 50, 2020

You'll have the support you need to succeed with a dedicated Student Enrolment Advisor who will navigate and motivate you through to graduation day.

Where Will It Lead Me?

Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a Master of Advanced Nursing from UTS Online. 

The need for nurses with advanced skills is on the rise, in fact Job Outlook predicts the demand for Nurse Managers will increase by 19% by 2023. This qualification will give you the know-how to drive better outcomes and provide advanced levels of care. 

Curious about where a career in medical could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

How Much Will It Cost?

The full fee for this course is $32,040.

Eligible students can apply for the Australian government's FEE-HELP loan scheme to cover the costs of all or part of your fees.

FEE-HELPYou may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, you may not need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider on your behalf. You'll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $47,014 (2021-22 income year).

Find out more about government study loans here.

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