JCU Online's Master of Nursing is a comprehensive course that prepares Registered Nurses, who already have a Bachelor of Nursing, to maximise the potential of their nursing careers. Whether you want to understand and implement research, or pursue leadership or educational practice roles in a hospital environment, the Master of Nursing is for you.
Throughout the latter part of the course, students will have the opportunity to compile a professional portfolio based on subject content applied to an area of expertise, equipping them with
additional tools for career advancement.
These core skills were specifically incorporated to ensure all graduates leave the course ready to take on the challenges presented by a changing healthcare landscape. You'll also be able to choose one of three majors: Leadership and Management, Education or Advanced Practice.
Students choosing the Leadership and Management major will acquire the skillset necessary for leading and managing teams, as well as developing skills in business-related areas such as finance and budgeting. Education majors will learn comprehensive and contemporary methods for facilitating effective adult learning. Advanced Practice students will further develop the skills needed to deliver advanced patient care.
The JCU Online's Master of Nursing gives you the preparation you'll need to shine at the next level in your career – advanced communication skills, data management skills, governance knowledge, informatics, and the ability to design and implement evidence into practice. We equip you with the knowledge, proficiency, competency and expertise to succeed in your chosen specialisation.
To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:
In this nursing course, the subjects you may study include:
Leadership and Management major
Advanced Practice major
Study when it suits you, receive personal academic support and make your CV shine with a qualification from an internationally recognised university. With a reputation for excellence in teaching and research, we know the value of a world-class education: our students graduate to become leaders in their fields and their communities. What’s more, JCU has been awarded five stars for graduate job success for six years running by The Good Universities Guide. Through our postgraduate courses, we aim to empower professionals to have a positive impact and make their lives matter. Enrol and gain the skills to build your brighter future, today.
When you study with JCU Online, you can be sure that you will receive the best possible guidance and assistance to help you achieve your goals.
In addition to the academic and student networks you’ll develop, you will be introduced to your Student Success Advisor upon enrolment. They provide access to useful resources, dedicated guidance and motivation throughout your study journey.
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a Master of Nursing from James Cook University.
The online Master of Nursing core subjects provide graduates with a well-rounded experience, with learning outcomes that focus on:
Graduates of the Leadership and Management major will be equipped to undertake leadership roles in clinical settings, while graduates of the Education major are prepared to pursue nurse educator roles within a clinical environment. Students will be ready to to work in any number of environments, from rural, remote or Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities to increasingly complex urban contexts.
Eligible students can apply for the Australian government's FEE-HELP loan to cover the upfront costs of all or part of your fees.
James Cook University also offers an upfront payment option.
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).
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