Master of Nursing

Master of Nursing

Take the next step in your career by enrolling in Victoria University Online Master of Nursing. Build upon your skills and gain specialist knowledge to deliver better health outcomes.

This course is designed for registered nurses who want to build upon their nursing practice and promote better health outcomes.

You'll learn how to assess and apply current WHO and Australian Health priorities and cultural competency principles to promote community health; formulate and lead quality and safety innovations for improved patient outcomes; you will assume leadership for complex care coordination for clients; provide leadership in informatics and its applications to digital healthcare; contribute to advancing nursing knowledge, practice and design through the evaluation of research; develop, implement and assess professional development programs for clinical settings, plus much more. 

Study 100% online with Victoria University Online's award-winning postgraduate Block Model. This model recognises and accommodates the complexity of students’ lives and facilitates a manageable and connected online learning experience. Focusing on just one subject at a time, the six-study period a year model enables you to complete as many as six units per year to graduate faster.

VU Online provides four layers of personalised, academic and non-academic support to its online students to help them create their success story.

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  • Qualification:
    Master's Degree
  • Study mode:
    Online
  • Payment options:
    FEE-HELP may be available
    Upfront payment
  • Duration:
    2 years part-time
  • Start date:
    Intakes in Jan, Mar, May, Jul, Sep and Oct
  • Awarded by:
    Victoria University Online
  • Location:
    Online
  • Career Outcomes:
    Nurse Manager |

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Take the next step in your career by enrolling in Victoria University Online Master of Nursing. Build upon your skills and gain specialist knowledge to deliver better health outcomes.

This course is designed for registered nurses who want to build upon their nursing practice and promote better health outcomes.

You’ll learn how to assess and apply current WHO and Australian Health priorities and cultural competency principles to promote community health; formulate and lead quality and safety innovations for improved patient outcomes; you will assume leadership for complex care coordination for clients; provide leadership in informatics and its applications to digital healthcare; contribute to advancing nursing knowledge, practice and design through the evaluation of research; develop, implement and assess professional development programs for clinical settings, plus much more. 

Study 100% online with Victoria University Online’s award-winning postgraduate Block Model. This model recognises and accommodates the complexity of students’ lives and facilitates a manageable and connected online learning experience. Focusing on just one subject at a time, the six-study period a year model enables you to complete as many as six units per year to graduate faster.

VU Online provides four layers of personalised, academic and non-academic support to its online students to help them create their success story.

Enquire now to find out more! 

Study Nursing with Victoria University Online

Eligibility

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

  • Completed an AQF Level 7 Bachelor of Nursing, or equivalent qualification; AND
  • Current Registration as a Registered Nurse (Division 1) OR Registered Midwife with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) OR equivalent registration with the relevant registering authority for applicants outside of Australia; AND
  • Completed a minimum of one year of full-time clinical experience, or the part-time equivalent, as a registered nurse; OR
  • Applicants without an AQF 7 Bachelor Degree of Nursing or above who also hold current Registration as a Registered Nurse (Division 1) or Registered Midwife with the Australian Practitioner Regulation Agency (APHRA), or applicants without sufficient clinical work experience will be considered for the Graduate Certificate in Nursing. On successful completion of the Graduate Certificate, applicants will be eligible for admission to this course with credit granted for completed units.

Subjects you may study include: 

  • Promoting Cultural Competence and Community Health
  • Care Coordination in Practice
  • Leading Improvement and Innovation
  • Evidence and Research for Practice
  • Complex Care Coordination
  • Nursing Informatics
  • Professional Development in Practice
  • Mental Health Nursing

Specialisations:

Chronic Disease and Ageing

  • Innovation in Aged Care Practice
  • Ageing and Chronic Disease
  • Health and Wellbeing for the Older Person
  • Research Project: Chronic Disease and Ageing 

Nursing Leadership

  • Nursing Management
  • Nursing Leadership and Management
  • Financial Management for Nurses
  • Research Project: Nursing Leadership

Internationally recognised as a leading university, Victoria University (VU) is ranked among the top two per cent of universities worldwide.

At VU Online, you can tailor your studies to fit around your busy schedule through 100% flexible learning. Their programs are delivered through VU Online’s postgraduate Block Model, winner of the LearnX Live! Award 2020 ‘Best Online Learning Model’.

Their postgraduate online Block Model is designed to be flexible, interactive and student-centred. Instead of taking two or three units a semester, you will study one unit at a time, offering you more flexibility than traditional on-campus degrees.

Their online learning platform is a virtual one-stop-shop that helps you manage your study commitments 24/7. You will be able to access your coursework, resources, assignment details and individual feedback from facilitators, all in one place.

- A genuine online learning community.
- Interactive, immersive learning - no exams or textbooks to purchase.
- Delivered by experienced academics and facilitators.
- 1:1 support via phone, email or SMS, seven days a week and in the evenings.
- Small class sizes with a 25:1 student-teacher ratio.

Where Will It Lead Me?

You'll graduate with a Master of Nursing from Victoria University Online. 

This recognised qualification will equip you with the advanced knowledge, skills and competencies to help drive the transformation of the Australian healthcare system and give you the credentials needed to progress into management and leadership. 

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

How Much Will It Cost?

The full fee for this course is $32,400 ($2,700 per unit).

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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