James Cook University Online
Master's Degree + Postgraduate Unit
FEE-HELP may be availableUpfront payment
24 months part-time
6 intake dates each year – enquire now!
The Master of Nursing from James Cook University 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.
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, on the other hand, will learn comprehensive and contemporary methods for facilitating effective adult learning.
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.
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
The success and happiness of their students is James Cook University’s first priority.
From day one through to graduation, students at JCU Online will have the support of a one-on-one Success Advisor. Each advisor will be readily available to help you with any administration, navigating the system, staying motivated and more.
Got a question for your tutor? They’ll be available for any questions and advice via online chat.
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a Master of Nursing from James Cook University.
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 $55,874 (2017-18 income year).
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