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Master of Nursing

  • Masters (Coursework)

Make a significant contribution to nursing by undertaking research that is grounded in clinical practice.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
Course Code
H821, 006254G

About this course

Make a significant contribution to nursing by undertaking research that is grounded in clinical practice.

This degree is conducted in the School of Nursing and Midwifery who through its clinical partnership program and community links, has an established research program in quality and patient safety research.

A major foci of the research programs are organized into three themes that apply to all practice environments: Patient Experience, Patient Safety and Workforce Development.

A Master of Nursing degree is awarded for a substantial, original contribution to knowledge achieved in up to two years of full-time study (or two to four years of part-time candidature).

The Master of Nursing is an approved program of research involving a substantial written thesis on the topic of your choice and under expert supervision. The degree is assessed on the result of thesis, with minimal or no coursework component required.

This degree is ideal if you are looking to embark on a career in research and academia.

Entry requirements

Applicants must have demonstrated evidence of a high standard of research ability. This is normally an Honours year to H2B (60%+) standard, or a coursework master degree with a substantial thesis. However, other evidence of research ability may be considered and could include a thesis as part of an international undergraduate degree; relevant refereed publications; research awards; or research experience.

For more information please visit the Deakin Research - Higher Degrees by Research page.

Deakin University offers admission to postgraduate courses through a number of Admission categories.

All applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements.

Please note that meeting the minimum admission requirements does not guarantee selection, which is based on merit, likelihood of success and availability of places in the course.

For more information on the Admission Criteria and Selection (Higher Education Courses) Policy visit the Deakin Policy Library

Course structure

A Masters by Research degree is awarded for a substantial, original contribution to knowledge achieved in up to two years of full-time study (or up to four years of part-time study).

Students are required to meet the University's academic progress and conduct requirements. Click here for more information.

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Nursing courses at Deakin University.
87.2%
Overall satisfaction
76.9%
Skill scale
71.8%
Teaching scale
95.6%
Employed full-time
$80k
Average salary