Courses & Units

Master of Clinical Nursing (Specialisation) (H7F)

The Master of Clinical Nursing is a three-year (i.e. six semester) part-time course of which two semesters are made up of the Graduate Certificate in Nursing (level 1) and two semesters are made up of the Graduate Diploma of Nursing (level 2). Applicants entering at the third level of the program i.e. directly into the two Master's level units, must have completed a Graduate Diploma or equivalent.

Duration

3 Years full time

Up to 7 Years part time

Location

Distance Launceston

ATAR

See entry requirements below


Course intake

Distance Launceston
Semester 1
Distance Launceston

Course rules

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Course contact

Phone: 1300 363 864
Email: Course.Info@utas.edu.au
Online: Enquiries


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Duration

3 Years full time

Location

Distance Launceston

Academic Requirements

See entry requirements below

CRICOS

Code:


Course intake

Distance Launceston
Semester 1
Distance Launceston

Course rules

See full course rules and guidelines

Course contact

Phone:+61 3 8676 7017
Online: International enquiries


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Course objectives

The School of Health Sciences aims to create an educational environment which values critical reflective thinking, life-long learning and professional development. The course focuses on a high level of conceptualisation within the discipline of nursing, preparing graduates who can contribute to knowledge and practice development within their own chosen clinical specialty.
Candidates will have the opportunity to:

* develop leadership skills in Nursing;


* develop advanced skills in clinical supervision, teaching and mentorship; 

* increase their understanding of the complex issues in nursing practice, and

* enhance specialist nursing knowledge and skills.

The course aims to prepare students with the knowledge, career skills and personal attributes for employment in specialty areas of nursing at an advanced level.

Course structure

The Master of Clinical Nursing comprises six 25% units or equivalent. The first two years of the course are as for the Graduate Certificate/Graduate Diploma of Nursing and Bachelor of Nursing Professional Honours courses.

Schedule

The Master of Clinical Nursing program consists of Level 1 Graduate Certificate in Nursing (H5F), Level 2 Graduate Diploma of Nursing (H6F)/Bachelor of Nursing Professional Honours (H4F) and Level 3 the Master of Clinical Nursing units.

The aim of this unit is to assist nurses with advanced knowledge and skills to identify and explore opportunities for transformative nursing practice within their individual clinical settings. The unit content examines and critiques leadership theories and practices in nursing.…

Credit Points: 25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit provides the student with an opportunity to apply the knowledge they have gained in semester one to the clinical area. In particular, students are expected to advance their abilities to lead change through a variety of unit assessments…

Credit Points: 25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Graduates of the Master of Clinical Nursing will be equipped with knowledge and skills to enable them to function at an advanced level within practice. The course recognises the ability of expert practitioners and provides them with an appropriate professional qualification.

An applicant must: [i] be a registered nurse in Australia, or [ii] if an overseas applicant, have had his/her nursing qualifications assessed by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia and be eligible for registration in Australia, and normally have had at least two years of full-time experience in relevant nursing practice within the last two years (or equivalent); [iii] hold an undergraduate degree in nursing with a grade point average of at least a credit (or equivalent); or [iv] have qualifications or experience deemed to be the equivalent of one of the above.

Credit Transfer and Articulation

The Master of Clinical Nursing articulates with the Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma of Nursing and the Bachelor of Nursing Professional Honours.

Fees for domestic students are based on individual unit selections. Please refer to the fees section of each unit description to work out an indicative annual cost.

International students should refer to the International Students course fees page to get an indicative course cost.

Scholarships

For information on general scholarships available at the University of Tasmania, please visit the scholarships website.