VU Online's Master of Nursing, with two specialisations in Chronic Disease and Ageing or Leadership, is designed for registered nurses to transform the delivery of healthcare services in Australia. The course prepares nurses for the challenges of clinical leadership, research and advanced practice roles in their chosen specialisation. Across 8 core units of study - from Promoting Cultural Competence and Community Health to Nursing Informatics - and 4 specialised units in their chosen field of study, students will acquire skills that are in demand for senior nurse leaders. Each course is delivered 100% online giving students the flexibility to fit study around their busy personal and professional lives. At VU Online, we take a personalised 1:1 approach to online learning, which makes learning with us highly interactive and supported. With 25 years of experience delivering postgraduate courses in Australia, VU has equipped thousands of students from all walks of life with the knowledge and skills to successfully achieve their unique career goals including promotion, salary increase and leadership and innovation in nursing.
Completed an AQF Level 7 Bachelor of Nursing, or equivalent qualification AND
Current Registration as a Registered Nurse (Division 1) OR Registered Midwife with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) OR equivalent registration with the relevant registering authority for applicants outside of Australia AND
Completed a minimum of one year of full-time clinical experience, or the part-time equivalent, as a registered nurse. OR
Applicants without an AQF 7 Bachelor Degree of Nursing or above who also hold current Registration as a Registered Nurse (Division 1) or Registered Midwife with the Australian Practitioner Regulation Agency (APHRA), or applicants without sufficient clinical work experience will be considered for the Graduate Certificate in Nursing. Upon successful completion of the Graduate Certificate, applicants will be eligible for admission to this course with credit granted for completed units.