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Master of Advanced Nursing Practice
Master of Advanced Nursing Practice

Master of Advanced Nursing Practice

  • ID:UoM6110011
  • Level:Master's Degree
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

1. In order to be considered for entry, applicants must have completed either:

  • a Master of Nursing Science, or

  • a Bachelor of Nursing (or equivalent qualification); and

  • at least one year of documented clinical experience as a Registered Nurse within the preceding five years from the time of application.

2. In ranking applications, the Selection Committee will consider:

  • prior academic performance

  • the clinical experience.

3. The Selection Committee may seek further information to clarify any aspect of an application in accordance with the Academic Board rules on the use of selection instruments.

English Requirements

  • IELTS (academic English Only): 7.0 (no band less than 7.0),

  • TOEFL (internet-based test)*: 94, Writing 27, Speaking 24;Reading 24;Listening 24

  • Pearson Test of English (Academic): 65: no communicative skill below 65

Course Information

The Master of Advanced Nursing Practice (MANP) at the University of Melbourne allows masters-prepared nurses to assume a major responsibility in developing new professional roles, devising new models of care and overseeing dynamic changes to nursing practice.

As a clinically proficient and professionally articulate MANP graduate, you will be prepared to make your mark on the profession and on health care with the skills required to develop, implement and undertake new and innovative practices within established legislative and professional boundaries of Advanced Nursing Practice.

On completion of the Master of Advanced Nursing Practice graduates will have achieved the following learning outcomes:

  • Demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge of relevant research literature related to a chosen specialty field of advanced nursing practice

  • The ability to analyse key social and political influences on the delivery of specialist and advanced nursing practice

  • The knowledge and skills required to explore and evaluate the status of (and potential for) advanced nursing practice in national and international contexts

  • Knowledge and skills to support extension to practice and the development of therapeutic and evidence-based nursing interventions in advanced nursing practice

  • Knowledge and skills to support culturally competent practice, leadership and/or education relevant to specialty and advanced nursing practice

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Students must complete four core subjects

  • Clinical Leadership in Context

  • Quality and Safety in Healthcare

  • Implementing Evidence for Practice

  • Evidence in Practice


Students must complete three elective subjects

Discipline Electives

  • Psychopharmacology

  • Community Mental Health

  • Consumer Perspective: Theory & Practice

  • Child and Family Health

  • Fundamentals of Palliative Care

  • Adult Palliative Care

  • Paediatric Palliative Care

  • Advanced Nursing Practice in Context

  • Contemporary Approaches to Bereavement

  • Psychosocial Aspects of Palliative Care

  • Foundations of Mental Health Nursing

  • Neonatal Intensive Care 1

  • Emergency Nursing 1

  • Paediatric Nursing 1

  • Paediatric Intensive Care Nursing 1

  • Paediatric Intensive Care Nursing 2

  • Paediatric Nursing 2

  • Emergency Nursing 2

  • Paediatric Nursing 1

  • Neonatal Intensive Care 2

  • Chronic Disease Management: Foundations

  • Nursing Practice 1

  • Ethics in Clinical Practice

  • Intensive Care Nursing 1

  • Intensive Care Nursing 2

  • Cancer Nursing Practice 1

Other Electives

  • Design for Ageing

  • Significant Issues in Women's Health

  • Preventive Health Care

  • International Child and Family Welfare

  • Suicide Prevention

  • Health Informatics Methods

  • Digital Transformation of Health

  • Disaster Medicine Principles & Responses

  • Terror Medicine Principles & Responses

  • Pharmacology and Therapeutics 1

  • Pharmacology for Health Professionals

  • Ageing in Society

  • Body of Ageing

  • Economics of Ageing

  • End of Life Issues

  • Ethics of Ageing and End of Life

  • Global Population Ageing

  • Foundations of Rehabilitation

  • Rehabilitation in the Acute Setting

  • Rehabilitation Activity and Exercise

  • Rehabilitation for Paediatrics

  • Rehabilitation for Women's Health

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

After graduating from the Master of Advanced Nursing Practice, you will be encouraged and driven to utilise your new-found knowledge across a variety of specialised roles, such as a nurse educator, nurse unit manager or clinical nurse consultant. These roles, plus other clinical leadership positions, will be within reach once you graduate from the Master of Advanced Nursing Practice.

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Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 530$ per year

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