Master of Nurse Practitioner 24 months Postgraduate Program By The University of Queensland |Top Universities
Subject Ranking

# 37QS Subject Rankings

Program Duration

24 monthsProgram duration

Application Deadline

30 Nov, 2024Application Deadline

Scholarship

YesScholarships

Program overview

Main Subject

Nursing

Degree

Other

Study Level

Masters

Study Mode

On Campus

Take your nursing career to the next level and prepare yourself to advance into the expanded role of nurse practitioner.

This program is specifically designed to prepare experienced registered nurses to develop professional skills in advanced and expanded clinical roles. As a nurse practitioner, you'll take a leadership role in providing innovative and quality care across a variety of healthcare settings.

Through this two year part-time program, you'll gain extensive clinical and theoretical knowledge, which will equip you with the specialist skills required for the expanded role as nurse practitioner. You'll develop skills in assessment and management of clients that include the direct referral of patients to other healthcare professionals, prescribing medications and other treatments including ordering diagnostic investigations.

The program has been designed to be flexible, with coursework and resources delivered to you online. Due to the applied nature of the program, you'll also attend some face-to-face teaching at UQ’s St Lucia campus for short periods each semester.

During the program, you'll also undertake 300 hours of professional practice under the supervision of your clinical support team and clinical mentor.

You'll graduate with the professional skills to make a difference in the treatment of people with a variety of acute or chronic health conditions, and be ready for a rewarding career as a nurse practitioner.

Program overview

Main Subject

Nursing

Degree

Other

Study Level

Masters

Study Mode

On Campus

Take your nursing career to the next level and prepare yourself to advance into the expanded role of nurse practitioner.

This program is specifically designed to prepare experienced registered nurses to develop professional skills in advanced and expanded clinical roles. As a nurse practitioner, you'll take a leadership role in providing innovative and quality care across a variety of healthcare settings.

Through this two year part-time program, you'll gain extensive clinical and theoretical knowledge, which will equip you with the specialist skills required for the expanded role as nurse practitioner. You'll develop skills in assessment and management of clients that include the direct referral of patients to other healthcare professionals, prescribing medications and other treatments including ordering diagnostic investigations.

The program has been designed to be flexible, with coursework and resources delivered to you online. Due to the applied nature of the program, you'll also attend some face-to-face teaching at UQ’s St Lucia campus for short periods each semester.

During the program, you'll also undertake 300 hours of professional practice under the supervision of your clinical support team and clinical mentor.

You'll graduate with the professional skills to make a difference in the treatment of people with a variety of acute or chronic health conditions, and be ready for a rewarding career as a nurse practitioner.

Admission requirements

Undergraduate

4+

To be eligible for entry, you'll need:

  • An approved postgraduate qualification in a clinical field.
  • Hold an unrestricted licence as a registered nurse in Australia, with no condition on registration related to unsatisfactory professional performance or unprofessional conduct.
  • A minimum of two years full-time equivalent experience as a registered nurse in a specified clinical field and two years at an advanced practice level in the same clinical field.

30 Nov 2024
2 Years
Feb

Tuition fee and scholarships

Domestic Students

2,810 AUD
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International Students

-
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The University of Queensland has one of the most comprehensive high-quality range of undergraduate degrees in Australia. We provide choices to give you the flexibility to meet your learning goals.  

Many of our degrees offer practical experiences such as field trips and industry placements to boost your skills and enhance employability.  We engage with industry to provide mentorship opportunities and inform curriculum development. UQ also allows undergraduate students to undertake two bachelor's degrees at the same time (dual degree programs), but in a shorter period of time than if they were completed separately. 

According to the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023, UQ ranks top 50 in the world in 16 subjects, while holding its position of 2 subjects in the global top 5.

Globally, UQ is in the world's top 30 universities in 8 subject areas, including:

  • 2nd Sports-related Subjects
  • 5th Mineral & Mining Engineering
  • =19th Agriculture & Forestry
  • 20th Environmental Sciences
  • 20th Petroleum Engineering
  • 23rd Pharmacy & Pharmacology
  • =27th Hospitality & Leisure Management
  • =30th Psychology

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The University of Queensland offers postgraduate coursework programs such as graduate certificates, graduate diplomas, coursework masters, advanced coursework masters and professional doctorates). In addition, you could complete research higher degrees such as the Master of Philosophy (MPhil) or Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) to equip you with specialist knowledge, enhance your employability, upgrade your qualifications, help you get promoted, or pave the way for your career in academia.

Research

Our researchers are answering some of the world’s toughest questions. With eight internationally recognised research institutes on-site, along with leading academics on staff, you will have the opportunity to study with some of the world’s best researchers. Some of our research highlights include Gardasil®, the cervical cancer vaccine; Triple P – Positive Parenting Program; world-leading MRI technology; discovering the new disease HBSL; and developing microalgae as a green-power biofuel.

According to the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023, UQ ranks top 50 in the world in 16 subjects, while holding its position of 2 subjects in the global top 5.

Globally, UQ is in the world's top 30 universities in 8 subject areas, including:

  • 2nd Sports-related Subjects
  • 5th Mineral & Mining Engineering
  • =19th Agriculture & Forestry
  • 20th Environmental Sciences
  • 20th Petroleum Engineering
  • 23rd Pharmacy & Pharmacology
  • =27th Hospitality & Leisure Management
  • =30th Psychology

Enquire about your postgraduate study options today!

CRICOS Provider Number 00025B  • TEQSA PRV12080

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