Master of Advanced Nursing

    • CRICOS Code: 085339C

    The experience


    As a Master of Advanced Nursing student, you will be driven by an ambition to specialise your nursing practice and develop your leadership skills.

    This Master degree positions you for advanced practice roles and greater career advancement, which may include educational or management positions.

    The day-to-day experience

    The Master of Advanced Nursing offers a flexible course delivery with a focus on strong leadership skills and networking. You are in control of the way you learn with flexible options to study both on campus or online. Many subjects can also be delivered as intensives, ideal for those on shift work.

    Students will be exposed to a range of nursing specialities, from neonatal to palliative care.

    Learning mode

    Flexible learning structures provide students with greater control over the way they learn throughout the Master of Advanced Nursing.

    Students can choose specialty subjects best suited to their ambitions and future specialisation.

    With the choice to complete the Master by coursework or research, students can gear their daily experience towards their strengths and outside study commitments. Pursuing a research stream provides a pathway to a PhD. Those who follow a coursework structure are better prepared to become clinical leaders and secure senior leadership roles.


    The University of Melbourne’s Master of Advanced Nursing is a highly respected qualification that is compliant with National Health Standards.

    The degree is structured to allow you to develop your practical skills, with the goal of becoming an active nursing leader. Many students have used this Master as a stepping stone towards PhD study.

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    Fathi Sulaiman