CDU Master of Nursing

In Master of Nursing CDU, you have the flexibility to pursue a Master of Nursing Practice (Pre-Registration) either online or on campus, and you can choose to study part-time or full-time.

Charles Darwin University Master of Nursing

In this class CDU Master of Nursing, you will develop important skills like thinking carefully, making smart decisions about health, and checking people's health carefully. We will focus on giving care that is all about the person, using facts, and being respectful to different situations and cultures where people have health issues, feel well, get sick, or have difficulties.

Master of Nursing Charles Darwin University

No matter how you are studying, you will need to do your clinical training full-time. That means working different shifts all week, including nights, weekends, and holidays. During your study, you will have three simulation blocks (96 hours) that must be done full-time and on campus, either in Sydney or Casuarina campuses. To become a Registered Nurse (Division 1), you will also need to finish a minimum of 800 hours of supervised clinical training over the two years of the course. This training will happen in different healthcare places in your state/territory where you live.

Master of Nursing CDU Entry Requirements

  • PTE Academic: At least 65 overall and 65 in each of the four skills.
  • TOEFL iBT: A minimum overall score of 94, comprising 24 for listening, 24 for reading, 27 for writing, and 23 for speaking.
  • IELTS (academic module): with a minimum overall score of 7 and a minimum score of 7 in each of the four components.
  • OET: with a minimum score of Bs in each of the four components.

Master of Nursing CDU University Fees

The indicative one-year fee is 32,855.31.

CDU University Master of Nursing Duration

2 years

Master of Nursing CDU University Intakes

March intake

Master of Nursing CDU Locations

CDU Sydney, Casuarina campus

Master of Nursing CDU Prior Learning

Advanced standing, often called exemption, is a process that grants credit toward your current course of study based on prior achievements or qualifications. There are two main categories of advanced standing: Credit transfer and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). CDU Sydney, Casuarina campus

It is important to note that in Higher Education studies, there are certain units or courses where credit cannot be granted solely based on professional experience. This means that in some cases, you may not be eligible for advanced standing through RPL for specific units or courses. It is advisable to check with your educational institution to understand their specific policies and procedures regarding advanced standing and RPL.

Master of Nursing CDU Unit Information

Science for Nursing Practice NUR530

In this unit, students will learn about the structure of the human body and how it works to stay healthy throughout a person's life. We will dive into the basic scientific principles that nurses need to understand to help people stay healthy.

Indigenous Health and Social Justice NUR531

In this unit, students will think deeply about how colonization and social trauma have influenced the way people make decisions about health. They will also consider their own role as nurses and how their cultural values and beliefs can affect how they provide care. This reflection will help students better understand the impact of culture on nursing practice.

Professional Practice NUR532

This unit gets students ready for their professional roles, whether they are working alone or as part of a team in various practice and professional settings. They will learn the theory behind being a successful professional and practice putting that theory into action. They will also tackle complex issues that professionals often encounter in their work.

Practice Experience 1 NUR533

In this unit, students will learn to approach nursing assessment and care planning from a perspective that focuses on people's strengths. They will also improve their ability to communicate effectively with patients and colleagues, a crucial skill for their professional practice.

Primary Health Care NUR534

This unit will help students build their knowledge and skills in primary health care based on evidence. They will also gain a critical understanding of primary health care frameworks and how they affect their professional practice. Primary health care plays a vital role in providing effective care to people of all ages in community settings.

Bioscience for Nursing Practice NUR535

In this unit, students will explore how different health problems develop in the body, considering the specific health priorities of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. We will look at how these health issues show up in patients, how nurses assess them, what tests are used for diagnosis, and how to provide nursing care for both short-term and long-term health problems across a person's life.

Communication, Health Informatics and Technology NUR536

In this unit, we will learn about how to talk and share information in healthcare using technology. We will see how important it is to be clear, respectful, and sensitive to diverse cultures when communicating with people, no matter how old they are or where they are getting help. Effective communication helps us take care of others and keep them healthy.

Practice Experience 2 NUR537

In this unit, students will learn more about how to be a professional in primary and community health care. They will use a special framework called primary health care to get even better at assessing and planning care. Students will also spend time in a healthcare setting to practice taking care of people and show that they can do it the right way, following the rules for registered nurses.

Mental Health NUR538

In this unit, we will use what we have learned about nursing to understand more about collaborating with people who have mental health conditions and challenges. We will also learn how to work with their families and communities, all while building on our nursing skills.

Contemporary Nursing Practice 1 NUR539

In this unit, students will learn about long-term health conditions and caring for the elderly. They will also gain a deep understanding of what it means to age healthily and the frameworks that guide care for the elderly and those with long-term conditions. All this knowledge will help them in their professional practice.

Research for Healthcare Practice NUR540

In this unit, students will learn how to find, understand, and evaluate research evidence to see if it can be used in their practice. Nurses use this research to make sure they are doing the best job and to suggest changes when needed. We will also look at diverse ways to use research in practice that consider what each person needs and the resources available for their care.

Practice Experience 3 NUR541

In this unit, students will show how they can focus on a person's strengths when assessing their needs and planning their care. They will also get better at communicating with patients, which is important in their professional practice. The unit will specifically look at care in acute hospital settings and mental health situations.

Contemporary Nursing Practice 2 NUR542

In this unit, students will learn how to use evidence-based knowledge and skills in situations that require quick and complex care. They will also understand important frameworks, strategies, and priorities that affect their professional practice.

Leadership in Clinical Practice NUR543

In this unit, students will carefully think about how to plan, conduct, and assess a leadership project. Leadership is especially important for making changes in practice and solving professional problems. This is recognized worldwide and supported by the International Council of Nurses Leadership for Change initiative.

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