Master of Nurse Practitioner 48 months Postgraduate Program By The University of Newcastle, Australia (UON) |Top Universities
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Program Duration

48 monthsProgram duration

Tuitionfee

37,820 AUDTuition Fee/year

Main Subject Area

NursingMain Subject Area

Program overview

Main Subject

Nursing

Degree

Other

Study Level

Masters

Study Mode

Online

The Master of Nurse Practitioner is designed to prepare registered nurses for the autonomous role of the nurse practitioner in an area of specialty nursing practice including mental health, primary health care, aged care, palliative care, emergency and acute care, midwifery, child and family care, care of people with long term conditions, or emerging nurse practitioner specialties. In this program, you will undertake studies which focus on critical thinking and diagnostic reasoning, advanced nursing and clinical practice, and the quality use of medicines. These studies will provide you with the confidence to work collaboratively as a valuable member of the healthcare team and to know that you are making a vital contribution to your client's health outcome.

Program overview

Main Subject

Nursing

Degree

Other

Study Level

Masters

Study Mode

Online

The Master of Nurse Practitioner is designed to prepare registered nurses for the autonomous role of the nurse practitioner in an area of specialty nursing practice including mental health, primary health care, aged care, palliative care, emergency and acute care, midwifery, child and family care, care of people with long term conditions, or emerging nurse practitioner specialties. In this program, you will undertake studies which focus on critical thinking and diagnostic reasoning, advanced nursing and clinical practice, and the quality use of medicines. These studies will provide you with the confidence to work collaboratively as a valuable member of the healthcare team and to know that you are making a vital contribution to your client's health outcome.

Admission requirements

Undergraduate

79+
6.5+
176+
58+
Admission requirements: (1) Current general registration as a registered nurse in Australia; (2) A minimum of two years full time equivalent (FTE) as a registered nurse in a specified clinical field and two years FTE of current advanced nursing practice in this same clinical field; (3) A postgraduate qualification at Australian Qualifications Framework Level 8 in a clinical field; (4) Sufficient English language proficiency and communication skills to successfully undertake academic experience and integrated professional practice requirements throughout the program (as evidenced by current general registration as a general nurse in Australia). // There are additional entry requirements for students including: (1) Nomination of two clinical supervisors approved by the Program Convenor. The clinical supervisors are to consist of: An endorsed nurse practitioner or senior clinical nurse with a master's degree or equivalent within the area of practice; and A medical practitioner who is an expert in the student's chosen area of practice; (2) 2 referee letters to support Advanced Practice; (3) Confirmed workplace support to complete all professional experience requirements of the program, including a minimum of 300 hours of integrated supernumerary professional practice; (4) Students are also required to provide a completed site suitability checklist for each IPP experience that is to be conducted, including at a different site to be approved by the School of Nursing and Midwifery.
4 Years
Jan-2000

Tuition fee and scholarships

Domestic Students

19,230 AUD
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International Students

37,820 AUD
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At the University of Newcastle Australia, our students and researchers are working to solve the world’s great challenges. 

For over 50 years, we have made it our mission to deliver superior education to talented students from all walks of life. Our degrees are shaped around global learning, work placements and entrepreneurial approaches to develop the problem-solvers and innovators of the future. 

With state-of-the-art facilities, offer innovative and inspiring approaches to delivering education across all of our locations - Newcastle (Callaghan), Newcastle CBD, Central Coast, Sydney, Port Macquarie and Singapore. With over 37,000 students, the University's learning community is vibrant and dynamic, offering students and researchers a world-class academic experience and a diverse professional, cultural and social learning environment.

The University of Newcastle is ranked 207 in the world by QS World University Rankings 2020. Seven of our subjects were ranked in the world's top 150 by QS World University Rankings by Subject 2019. 

The University of Newcastle's world-leading research and innovation creates new thinking, new ideas and new breakthroughs, not just in Australia, but around the globe. We're proud that our researchers are among the world's best. The significance of our research is reflected in the Australian Government's Excellence in Research Australia assessment, which awarded the University the highest possible '5' rating across 22 research fields, placing us in the top eight Australian universities for research quality 'well above world standard.' 

We've established strong partnerships with government and industry to drive innovation across areas of national and international significance. Our flagship research institutes, the Newcastle Institute for Energy and Resources (NIER) and the Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI) deliver cross-disciplinary research translated into life-changing innovation. 

At the University of Newcastle, we are committed to equity, excellence and social justice, and we are delighted that Jack Ma, Executive Chairman and founder, Alibaba Group and supporter of the University through the Jack Ma Foundation, shares our core values. 

"My foundation and the University of Newcastle share the same values ... supporting equity, social justice, excellence, engagement, innovation, integrity and sustainability," says Jack Ma.

We offer quality on-campus student living facilities to suit undergraduates, postgraduates, couples and students with special needs. Awarded the Asia Pacific Association for Student Housing award for Excellence in Student Experience, our Student Living team offers 24 hour support services and a unique ResLife program to make students feel welcome, included and comfortable in their new home. 

At the University of Newcastle Australia, our students and researchers are working to solve the world’s great challenges. 

For over 50 years, we have made it our mission to deliver superior education to talented students from all walks of life. Our degrees are shaped around global learning, work placements and entrepreneurial approaches to develop the problem-solvers and innovators of the future. 

With state-of-the-art facilities, offer innovative and inspiring approaches to delivering education across all of our locations - Newcastle (Callaghan), Newcastle CBD, Central Coast, Sydney, Port Macquarie and Singapore. With over 37,000 students, the University's learning community is vibrant and dynamic, offering students and researchers a world-class academic experience and a diverse professional, cultural and social learning environment.

The University of Newcastle is ranked 207 in the world by QS World University Rankings 2020. Seven of our subjects were ranked in the world's top 150 by QS World University Rankings by Subject 2019. 

The University of Newcastle's world-leading research and innovation creates new thinking, new ideas and new breakthroughs, not just in Australia, but around the globe. We're proud that our researchers are among the world's best. The significance of our research is reflected in the Australian Government's Excellence in Research Australia assessment, which awarded the University the highest possible '5' rating across 22 research fields, placing us in the top eight Australian universities for research quality 'well above world standard.' 

We've established strong partnerships with government and industry to drive innovation across areas of national and international significance. Our flagship research institutes, the Newcastle Institute for Energy and Resources (NIER) and the Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI) deliver cross-disciplinary research translated into life-changing innovation. 

At the University of Newcastle, we are committed to equity, excellence and social justice, and we are delighted that Jack Ma, Executive Chairman and founder, Alibaba Group and supporter of the University through the Jack Ma Foundation, shares our core values. 

"My foundation and the University of Newcastle share the same values ... supporting equity, social justice, excellence, engagement, innovation, integrity and sustainability," says Jack Ma.

We offer quality on-campus student living facilities to suit undergraduates, postgraduates, couples and students with special needs. Awarded the Asia Pacific Association for Student Housing award for Excellence in Student Experience, our Student Living team offers 24 hour support services and a unique ResLife program to make students feel welcome, included and comfortable in their new home. 

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