UQ Master of Nursing

In UQ Master of Nursing program, you will discover how to work effectively in teams with professionals from different fields to ensure that people receive the best healthcare possible.

UQ Masters of Nursing

In Master of Nursing UQ, students will spend around 800 hours in supervised clinical practice in various healthcare settings, including hospitals and different healthcare organizations. During these placements, you will get to use what you have learned in your classes and apply it in real-life situations. This will help you develop your clinical skills and put your theoretical knowledge into practice.

Masters of Nursing University of Queensland (UQ)

Sometimes, students might have to go to places outside of Brisbane for their clinical training. Just remember, if that happens, students must pay for their own travel, a place to stay, and their daily expenses while they are there. In this program nursing University of Queensland, you will be taught the latest theories and skills by healthcare and nursing experts. The program uses a problem-solving approach to learning and combines classroom study with real clinical experience. You will also learn how to think critically in clinical situations, ensuring you can provide top-notch, safe, and effective care.

Master of Nursing UQ 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 UQ University Fees

A$41,120 per year.

UQ Master of Nursing Duration

2 Years

Master of Nursing University of Queensland Intakes

February intake.

Master of Nursing UQ Locations

St Lucia

Master of Nursing UQ Prior Learning

To meet the eligibility criteria, you need to have 5 years of full-time (or equivalent) general work experience over the past 10 years. This should include 3 years of full-time (or equivalent) practice experience in a field that is directly relevant to social work, where you have been using social work practice skills.

Master of Nursing UQ Outcomes

Registered nurse, Critical care nurse, Pediatric nurse, Perioperative nurse, Remote area nurse, Emergency care nurse, Registered nurse (aged care), Oncology nurse, Rehabilitation nurse, Community nurse.

Master of Nursing UQ Unit Information

Fundamental Biomedical Sciences for Nursing BIOM7121

BIOM7121 is a part of the Master of Nursing Studies program. In this course, you will learn about the nervous and endocrine systems, the heart and lungs, the stomach and intestines, the immune system, and the kidneys. You will also discover how these systems work together to keep our bodies balanced and healthy.

Health Across the Lifespan NURS7122

This course teaches students about the mental and emotional aspects of health and how nurses help promote well-being. It covers distinct stages of a person's life and how they adapt and stay resilient. Students also learn how factors like biology, psychology, society, and culture impact a person's development and health. It is important to understand how our beliefs and attitudes can influence how we view health and illness.

Acute Care Nursing NURS7123

The goal of this course is to build on your basic nursing knowledge and skills for taking care of adults with urgent health issues. We will focus on providing safe and patient-centered care. The course structure will be based on important health areas outlined nationally.

Clinical Nursing Practice 1 NURS7124

This course is the first of four clinical courses in the Master of Nursing program. Its main goal is to help you become competent according to the Australian National Competency Standards for Registered Nurses. You will also need to demonstrate UQ graduate attributes in your practice.

Mental Health NURS7128

This course is taught alongside SWSP3027, which is an inter-professional introduction to mental health practice for nursing, social work, and midwifery students. The content of this course was created with input from experienced mental health clinicians in Queensland. It is designed to be highly relevant to real-world practice and to prepare students to meet industry expectations as new graduates.

Older Adults' Health NURS7125

In this course, students will learn about principles for taking care of older adults and how to promote, maintain, and restore their health. The focus will be on using a biographical approach to create care plans. This course builds on the knowledge gained in the first semester and helps students understand how to provide care to older adults in various healthcare and community settings.

Managing Chronic Health Issues NURS7126

The goal of this course is to give students the chance to learn about individuals living with chronic issues. This course emphasizes the importance of focusing on the individual and their support systems, which include families. It also covers the role of registered nurses in supporting these individuals.

Clinical Nursing Practice 2 NURS7127

This is the second of four clinical courses that aim to help students meet the Australian National Nursing Competency Standards for Registered Nurses. It also encourages students to display UQ graduate attributes in their practice.

Working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, Families and Community INDH7107

This unit helps you learn more about giving care and support. You will focus on taking care of older people and their important relationships. We will use current rules and guidelines to guide your learning, so you can become better at improving the lives of older individuals.

Clinical Nursing Practice 3 NURS7129

This course is the third out of four clinical courses in the Master of Nursing program, which aims to help students become competent in line with the Australian National Competency Standards for the Registered Nurse. Students are also expected to apply UQ graduate attributes in their practice.

Professional Practice NURS7130

This course helps students transition into professional nursing practice, where they need to use the knowledge and skills they have gained throughout their postgraduate program for lifelong learning. It also covers the importance of speaking up for safety and quality in healthcare.

Developing a Research Proposal HLTH7308

In this course, students will enhance their critical appraisal and research skills. They will deepen their understanding of evidence-based practice and their role as scholarly practitioners and research consumers.

Evidence Based Practice NURS7132

This course is tailored to meet the needs of nurses in accessing, evaluating, and applying nursing research to support their practice. In small groups with a maximum of six students, you will learn and apply skills in developing and conducting research projects.

Clinical Nursing Practice 4 NURS7131

This course is the last part of the Master of Nursing program, which helps students become better nurses following Australian standards. It also encourages students to show qualities important at UQ in their practice.

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