Master of Nursing (Online)

  • Delivery Mode: On Campus, Online

  • Accreditation: TEQSA

  • AQF Level: 9

  • Units: 12

  • Course Duration: 104 Weeks

  • Online: AUD $32,000
  • On Campus: AUD 47,000
  • Sydney, Perth & Melbourne

About the Course

Imagine leading a team or delivering a change in the nursing practice. Nurses are integral to Australia’s healthcare industry, and they’ll continue to be in demand because of the wide scope of practice and approach to medical care. With our Master of Nursing, you can advance your nursing career and play a fundamental role in promoting health, preventing illness, and caring for all individuals.

Finishing this degree will prepare you for a broader set of roles in the industry as well as the Australian health care context. This includes roles in management, educational practice, consulting and research in hospitals, community health centres, and aged care facilities in Australia.

The course builds on theoretical knowledge with practical experience in a flexible way to help you continue working through studies. It will also help you apply advanced nursing knowledge and clinical skills to lead and shape the future of the nursing profession in the ever-changing world of healthcare.

Graduates will have the ability to facilitate changes in practice that will lead to the provision of culturally safe and person-centred nursing care for better patient health outcomes.

Please note that IHM’s Master of Nursing is not accredited by ANMAC, so graduates will not be eligible to register as a nurse with AHPRA.

Join the course to achieve your dreams

Details about the Course

Benefits to Nurses

Successful completion of the Master of Nursing offered by IHM aims to provide the registered nurses with the ability to apply advanced nursing knowledge and clinical skills to lead and shape the future of the nursing profession in the ever changing world of health care.

  • AQF level 9
  • 104 weeks full time
  • Campus: online
  • Available to international students only
  • TEQSA accreditation

To be eligible for admission to the Master of Nursing course an applicant is required to:

  • Have completed a Bachelor of Nursing degree or an equivalent qualification;
  • Be an AHPRA registered nurse; or
  • Be a registered nurse with the Nurses’ Board/Council from the country of origin or place of residence and must have English Language Proficiency as evidenced by:
    • An IELTS level of at least 6.5 with no bands less than 6, or equivalent scores in OET/PTE/other recognised English examination; or
    • Direct entry through a pass in English for Academic Purpose (EAP) course with a minimum score of 70%
English Requirement
  • IELTS: Overall 6.5 and no band less than 6.0
  • PTE: Overall 56 and no band less than 46
  • OET: B for each test component

IHM’s Master of Nursing helps you sharpen your skills in professional communication, listening, critical thinking, and technology. With this degree in hand, you’ll be able to take advantage of more professional and leadership opportunities, including:

  • Clinical Nurse Specialist
  • Staff development Nurse
  • Clinical Nurse
  • Nurse Educator
  • Associate Nurse Unit Manager

Graduates complete 9 core units, 2 compulsory units, and 1 elective unit within the first three semesters.

In the first semester, one of the two following electives must be taken: N9003 Professional Reflection in Nursing or N9004 Professional Experience Placement.

In the final semester there’s an option to select either 3 theoretical units or 1 nursing project.

Compulsory Units

Unit Code

Unit Name

Credit Points

Core Units

Unit Code

Unit Name

Credit Points

N9001 Professional Issues and Policies in Nursing
N9002 Assessment of Complex Health Conditions
N9005 Patient Safety and Risk Management
N9006 Research in Nursing
N9007 Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing
N9008 Clinical Leadership and Management in Nursing
N9009 Research for Practice
N9010 Evolution and Innovation in Nursing
Electives for the First Semester

Unit Code

Unit Name

Credit Points

Electives for the Final Semester
Option 1:

Unit Code

Unit Name

Credit Points

Option 2:

Unit Code

Unit Name

Credit Points

Perth (SGT)

Face to Face Delivery

  • Mar 7, 2022
  • Jul 4, 2022
  • Nov 7, 2022

Sydney (Wentworth St)

Face to Face Delivery

  • Mar 7, 2022
  • Jul 4, 2022
  • Nov 7, 2022

Melbourne (North Mel)

Face to Face Delivery

  • Mar 7, 2022
  • Jul 11, 2022
  • Nov 7, 2022
For 2021
Tuition Fee : AUD $32,000
Administration (Non-Tuition) Fee AUD 200 (Non Refundable)

Payment plans available. Books, equipment and other materials are required to undertake the program and their cost is not included in the tuition fee.

  • Application: Submit your online application by clicking “Apply Online” on the top right corner of the course page.
  • Interview: If you meet IHM’s eligibility criteria you’ll be contacted for an interview with an admissions consultant.
  • Offer Letter: If you’re successful with the interview you’ll be offered a place for the course.
  • Enrolment Fee: Once you sign the acceptance offer, an invoice will be issued for the course. You may be eligible for government funding, so please call our team to know more.
  • Confirmation of Admission: Once you’ve paid the enrollment fee, we’ll send a confirmation of admission to you.

Our registered partners are here to provide visa guidance and assistance. Please click here to know more.

Our partnerships are built through positive, transparent, and engaging collaboration, and we’re grateful for the strong relationships we’ve built over the lifetime of IHM. These partnerships may vary in their nature but they all share the common fact that there’s mutual benefit and a strong sense of purpose to move the healthcare industry forward.

We encourage Nursing institutions, Hospitals, Healthcare Organisations and nursing associations to submit their expression of interest to become our partners!

Our industry and clinical partners provide physical access to products that benefit the simulation experience for students at IHM. Other partners provide opportunities to develop clinical skills at their facilities, such as nursing homes and hospitals. We also provide opportunities to upskill staff with the latest course.

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