MemberAugust 9, 2016 at 11:38 am
I would like to know more about masters of nursing in Australia. Which university and place will be better and also the course? And is it necessary to get 7 in each band or overall will be OK?
MemberMay 26, 2018 at 7:28 am
Master of Nursing is a two years program designed to prepare a competent health professional who are capable to deal with the complex health situation, serve in local, national or international health settings. Students will learn to work hand on hand with other health professional and provide the best service possible. The course provides students with the theoretical knowledge of sickness and health and how they should care the patients. You will be honored with the degree after completing around eight-hundred of clinical placement hours.
Apart from the clinical care, students have to undertake subjects such as leadership in health care, healthcare systems, illness experiences, social context of health & illness, research & evidence-based practice, pharmacology and human biology. Students will also be provided with the knowledge about the ethical & legal issues in healthcare.
After completing the course of the study, students will be eligible to apply for the registration. The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia is responsible to provide the registration. Graduates with degree have a wide career scope as the health center in the Australia is constantly seeking for the competent health professionals. The graduates with this degree can work in the city or rural government, public health, armed forces, pharmaceutical industry, tertiary education, armed forces, government or private departments.
Since you have wanted to know the postgraduate nursing courses offered at the Australian university. I have listed a few:
Nursing – Specialization
Nurse Practitioner (Mental Health)
Mental Health Nursing
Advanced Nursing Practice
Critical Care Nursing
Mental Health Nursing
Acute Care Nursing
Nursing (Advanced Practice)
Nursing Science (Orthopedic Nursing)
Burn and Trauma Rehabilitation
Health (Advanced Clinical Practice)
Leadership and Management
Children and Young People’s Nursing
Nursing Science (Intensive Care Nursing)
Intensive Care Nursing
Nursing Science (Renal Nursing)
Health (Scheduled Medicines)
Nursing Science (Cardiac Nursing)
Nursing Science (Acute Care Nursing)
Mental Health Nursing and Allied Health
Nursing Science (Anaesthetics and Recovery Nursing)
Nursing Science (Oncology Nursing)
Master of Philosophy – Faculty of Medicine, Nursing, and Health Sciences
Health (Rural and Remote: Incorporating Scheduled Medicines)
Specialist Paramedic Practice
Applied Management (Nursing)
Nursing Science (Perioperative Nursing)
Some major universities offering Master program in Nursing:
University of Southern Queensland
La Trobe University
University of Adelaide
James Cook University
University of Technology Sydney – UTS
University of Wollongong
Edith Cowan University
The University of Queensland
University of New South Wales – UNSW
RMIT University (Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University)
University of Canberra
University of New England (UNE)
Federation University Australia
University of Sunshine Coast
Open Universities Australia
GradSchool (The University of Newcastle)
Avondale College of Higher Education
Now talking about which place or university will be ideal for you its up to you to deicide. But while keep in mind how much cost you are ready to pay, weather you want to study in main city or countryside. All most all the renowned universities offer nursing programs and of different type, decide which course will fit your need. Living cost in the city is bit higher than the country side but finding job in city is more easier as well.
Yes it is compulsory to obtain 7 in each band in IELTS to be eligible to apply for the Master in Nursing.
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