Master of Nursing - Nurse Practitioner

Flinders University

The Master of Nursing (Nurse Practitioner) aims to develop advanced skills and knowledge of extended practice nurses working in a range of health care settings, to prepare them for an advanced practice role within their scope of practice and the context of that practice. It is suitable for applicants working in advanced practice nursing in a wide range of health care settings including acute care, aged care, mental health, and community practice.

Course Fee:

Australian: $33,537

Entry Requirements:

Applicants must normally: 1. hold a Bachelor of Nursing or equivalent qualification; 2. hold a postgraduate qualification in a specialty field that has prepared the applicant for advanced practice; and 3. have current registration as a nurse in Australia; and 4. have a minimum of five years' full-time equivalent (FTE) experience as a Registered Nurse, including three years' FTE as a Registered Nurse in a specialty field; 5. have a minimum of one year FTE experience at an advanced practice level in the relevant specialty discipline of practice; and 6. demonstrate professional activity in professional organisations and contribution to the ongoing development of the profession; and 7. provide a completed and signed Professional Experience Placement Support form as evidence their employer is willing to facilitate the extended clinical practice components of the degree within their workplace.


Students complete eight core (compulsory) topics aimed at providing students with a strong focus on clinical skill development with advanced theory-to-practice topics specifically designed to meet the demands of the professional, regulatory and political contexts in which graduates will practise.

Subjects you can Study:

Nursing, Principles of Pharmacology, Diagnostics, Epidemiology.


Upon completion of the course, nursing graduates are eligible to apply to their nursing and midwifery regulatory authority to practice as a Nurse Practitioner.

Who for:

Candidates working in advanced practice nursing, in a wide range of health care settings, including acute care, aged care, mental health, and community practice

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00114A

Related Careers:

Nurse - Registered,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Online No info No Full time 1.5 years
Online No info No Online 3 years
Online No info No Part time 3 years
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Provider CRICOS: 00114A

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