Master of Nursing

  • Delivery Mode: On Campus, Online

  • Accreditation: TEQSA

  • CRICOS Course Code: 105600C

  • Units: 12

  • Course Duration: 104 Weeks

  • For 2021 – 2022: AUD $47,000
  • Sydney, Perth & Melbourne

About the Course

Imagine leading a team or delivering a change in the nursing practice. Australian healthcare requires a large number of nurses, who are in high demand due of their wide range of practice and medical care approaches. As a nurse, you may play a vital role in promoting health, preventing illness, and caring for all people by completing our Master of Nursing degree program.

This degree will equip you for a wide range of positions in the industry and in the Australian healthcare setting. Health care facilities and community health centers around Australia are among the places where you might find this type of work.

The course combines theoretical and practical knowledge in a way that allows you to continue working while completing your education. As a result, you’ll be better equipped to take full control of the nursing profession as it undergoes a rapid transformation in the ever-evolving healthcare environment.

To improve patient health outcomes, graduates will be able to implement culturally safe and person-centered care in their nursing practice.

IHM’s Master of Nursing course won’t lead to direct nursing registration with AHPRA.

Join the course to achieve your dreams

Details about the Course

With a Master of Nursing degree, you may advance your nursing profession and position yourself for leadership positions. This degree program helps you develop the advanced clinical decision-making abilities you’ll need to improve health care delivery in the workplace.

Registered nurses who complete IHM’s Master of Nursing program are expected to be able to integrate advanced nursing knowledge and clinical abilities in an ever-changing health care environment to lead and change their profession.

Frequently Asked Questions

Students can receive 104 weeks of COE if they complete the course in its whole, which is 2 years (104 weeks).

The Master of Nursing program at IHM is not an ANMAC-approved program of study, hence completing it does not lead to direct registration.

No, the Master of Nursing course at the Institute of Health and Management (IHM) is exclusively offered to registered nurses having a bachelor’s degree in nursing or an equivalent qualification.

Australia’s Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency has accredited the course (TEQSA).

Australian higher education institutions are regulated by the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA).

Yes, the course includes 12 units to study with 128 credit points.

  • 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

There are three periods of this course per year. The months of March, July, and November are the beginning points for each of these cycles.

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 – 2022
Tuition Fee : AUD $47,000
Administration (Non-Tuition) Fee AUD $200 (Non Refundable)

Payment plans for the Master of Nursing course are available.

i. Semester 1 fees paid on enrolment = AUD 11,950

ii. Semester 2 fees paid prior to the end of semester 1

iii. Semester 3 fees paid prior to the end of semester 2

iv. Semester 4 fees paid prior to the end of semester 3

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

*The Master of Nursing course is not accredited by ANMAC and does not lead directly to registration as a nurse in Australia.

Master of Nursing + OBA preparatory courses Package offer

Tuition fee: AUD 47,000 + AUD 5000 (OBA package included)

Administration (non-tuition) fee – AUD 200

IHM is Australia’s only institute that offers both an OBA preparatory program and a Master of Nursing degree. As a nurse, you can pursue a Master of Nursing degree to become a healthcare leader and prepare for the Outcomes-Based Assessment exam to become a registered nurse in Australia.

A non-awarded program, IHM’s Outcomes-Based Assessment allows students to combine their Master of Nursing studies with preparation for the NCLEX-RN exam and the OSCE exam.

Payment plans for the package course are available.

1. Fees for the first semester of the Master of Nursing program are AUD 16,950; students who choose this package course must also pay the OBA course fees. As a result of taking an OBA preparation course, students will get a $1000 scholarship.

2. Semester 2 fees- AUD 11,750

3. Semester 3 fees- AUD 11,750

4. Semester 4 fees- AUD 11,750

  • The best way to apply is to click “Apply Online” in the course page’s upper right corner.
  • If you meet IHM’s eligibility requirements, an admissions counselor will contact you to schedule an interview.
  • In the event that you do well in the interview, you’ll receive an offer letter for enrolment in the program.
  • You will be invoiced for the course if you accept the offer letter.
  • A Confirmation of Enrolment will be sent to you once you’ve paid the enrolment fee.
  • You may apply for a subclass-500 student visa, to study on-campus in Australia.

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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