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What will I learn?

Make a significant contribution to nursing by undertaking research that is grounded in clinical practice.

This degree is conducted in the School of Nursing and Midwifery who through its clinical partnership program and community links, has an established research program in quality and patient safety research.

A major foci of the research programs are organized into three themes that apply to all practice environments: Patient Experience, Patient Safety and Workforce Development.

A Master of Nursing degree is awarded for a substantial, original contribution to knowledge achieved in up to two years of full-time study (or two to four years of part-time candidature).

The Master of Nursing is an approved program of research involving a substantial written thesis on the topic of your choice and under expert supervision. The degree is assessed on the result of thesis, with minimal or no coursework component required.

This degree is ideal if you are looking to embark on a career in research and academia.

Course structure

A Masters by Research degree is awarded for a substantial, original contribution to knowledge achieved in up to two years of full-time study (or up to four years of part-time study).

Course learning outcomes

Deakin's graduate learning outcomes describe the knowledge and capabilities graduates can demonstrate at the completion of their course. These outcomes mean that regardless of the Deakin course you undertake, you can rest assured your degree will teach you the skills and professional attributes that employers value. They'll set you up to learn and work effectively in the future.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Health

CRICOS

006254G

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
A$37,400.00 (20,02,141) per year
Deakin is offering 30% tuition fee waiver bursary to students for studying online at Deakin University.

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

6 October 2021, 10 November 2021

Venue

Warrnambool Campus

Princes Highway,

WARRNAMBOOL,

Victoria,

3280, WARRNAMBOOL, Australia

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
A$37,400.00 (20,02,141) per year
Deakin is offering 30% tuition fee waiver bursary to students for studying online at Deakin University.

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

6 October 2021, 10 November 2021

Venue

Deakin University

Melbourne Burwood Campus,

221 Burwood Highway,

BURWOOD,

Victoria,

3125, MELBOURNE, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have completed at least a three-year undergraduate degree, or equivalent, of an acceptable standard from an approved university or other educational institution. Other English Language Requirements accepted: TOEFL (PBT) score of 550; CPE score of 45 no less than 'weak' in each skill; CAE score of 52 no less than 'borderline' in each skill; PTE score of 52-57 no less than 50 in each skill; OET Overall B, with A or B in listening, speaking, writing and reading.

For international students

Applicants must have demonstrated evidence of a high standard of research ability. This is normally an Honours year to H2B (60%+) standard, or a coursework master degree with a substantial thesis. However, other evidence of research ability may be considered and could include a thesis as part of an international undergraduate degree; relevant refereed publications; research awards; or research experience.

IELTS: Overall 7 No band lower than 6.5; TOEFL IBT: 94 Writing 24; TOEFL PBT: 600 Writing 5; CPE: 185 No band less than 176; CAE: 180 No band less than 176; PTE: 65 No less than 58 in each skill; OET: Overall B (equivalent to a IELTS 7 - 7.5 range); DUELI EAP PROGRAM: EAP 4 (70%)

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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