Master of Nursing

Postgraduate Information Evenings

Postgraduate Information Evenings are held throughout the year, and give you the opportunity to meet academic and professional staff, and to ask questions about courses, admission, fees and more.

These evenings will help you gain a better understanding of course content, flexible learning options, what you can expect from the program and possible career paths.

The next round of Postgraduate Information Sessions are coming up in October.

Nursing at Western

Graduates will be able to synthesise and apply advanced nursing concepts in order to lead nursing practice and optimise health outcomes.

In addition to the Master of Nursing, students can choose to complete a specialisation in either Clinical Leadership, Clinical Teaching, Aged Care, Primary Health Care or Research Studies.

Learn from the best

Western Sydney University has been ranked in the Top 100 Universities for Nursing, in this year's QS World University Rankings by Subject.

Course structure

Our course structure is outlined in our handbook. Here you can view all of the units (subjects) you will be studying.

The Clinical Leadership specialisation provides students with an opportunity for clinical nurse leaders (nurse clinicians, nurse managers) and aspiring nurse leaders to gain formal education in contemporary clinical leadership to support them to facilitate nursing excellence within the clinical practice environment. Graduates who complete the Clinical Leadership specialisation will be prepared to take on clinical leadership roles such as clinical nurse specialist and clinical nurse consultant.

The Clinical Teaching specialisation provides students with an opportunity to gain formal education in clinical teaching to either enhance their existing teaching experience or provide skill development in this area. Graduates who complete the Clinical Teaching specialisation will be prepared to take on a leadership role in clinical teaching in the roles such as clinical nurse educator, nurse educator, clinical nurse specialist and undergraduate placement facilitator.

The Aged Care specialisation provides students with an opportunity to gain formal education in contemporary aged care to either enhance their existing clinical experience or provide skill development to facilitate nursing excellence in the provision of quality aged care. Graduates who complete this specialisation in Aged Care will be prepared to take on a leadership role in nursing within aged care services.

The Primary Health Care specialisation provides students with an opportunity to gain formal education in primary health care to support them to develop an holistic approach to health care within an integrated, dynamic and complex health system. Graduates of the Primary Health Care specialisation will be prepared to take on leadership roles in health care settings that promote health such as community health services, schools and medical centres.

The Research Studies specialisation provides students with foundation level research training that will support them to increase their involvement in research within the clinical setting or seek admission to a research higher degree. Graduates who complete the Research Studies specialisation will be prepared to function as an active member of a research team or seek admission to a higher degree research program.

Fees and delivery

Fees: Varies depending on units selected. View available units in our handbook. We have developed a student contribution fee calculator to help you work out what your contribution amount is per unit.

Student contribution calculator [XLS, 133 KB]

Delivery: On campus, online

Fees: $27,560*

Delivery: On campus, online

 

 

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"I’m really happy I did the Masters because it’s really opened my avenues for further development, as well as to further my career if I choose to."

— Amina Elshafei. Master of Child and Family Health Nursing

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The tuition fees quoted above are the fees for the normal full-time study load of the course (80 credit points) per annum. International students will be subject to a variable fee regime; i.e. enrolled students will be required to pay fees during their course based on the approved fee for each calendar year. Fee changes (if any) will occur at 1 January each calendar year. Students who extend their course past the normal finish date of the course will be required to pay additional fees based on the prevailing fee level. Western Sydney University is a multi-campus institution. The University reserves the right to alter the location of its courses between campuses and other locations as necessary. Students should be aware of the possibility of change of location for the whole or part of courses for which they enrol and should plan for the need to travel between Western Sydney campuses.