Nurses are integral to the frontline of the COVID-19 response so the world needs nurses now more than ever. With the current challenges the world is facing, there is no better time to start or further your career in nursing.

A professional master’s degree that provides exceptional preparation for a nursing career. It is accredited by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.

Duration 2 years full-time
Mode On campus (Parkville)
Closing date (DOM | INT)18 September 2022

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Be prepared to make your mark in health care by giving you the skills required to develop, implement and undertake new and innovative practices in nursing.

Duration 1 year full-time / 2 years part-time
Mode Temporarily blended
Closing date (DOM | INT)19 June 2022

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An accredited course by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia. Graduates are eligible for entry on the Australian Health Practitioner Register as an endorsed Nurse Practitioner.

Duration 2 years part-time
Mode Blended
Closing date (DOM | INT) 19 June 2022

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Equips nurses to assume future leadership roles and expand the scope of their practice. Graduates will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to take on senior leadership roles and expand their reach in the health system.

Duration 2 years full time / 4 years part time
Mode Blended
Closing date (DOM)26 June 2022

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Critical care nurses provide essential care to high-dependency patients. It’s a specialist role that requires collaboration within a multidisciplinary team, ensuring patients receive the highest quality care when facing potentially life-threatening conditions.

Duration 1 year part time
1Mode Blended
Closing date (DOM) 23 May 2022

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Care of newborn babies and neonates with complex medical and surgical conditions requires a multidisciplinary team with expert knowledge and skills specific to this vulnerable group of patients.

Duration 1 year part time
1Mode On campus
Closing date (DOM) 23 May 2022

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The program is broad based and covers some of the epidemiology, the social determinants of sexual health as well as health promotion and prevention aspects.

Duration 1 year part time
Mode Blended
Closing date (DOM | INT) 31 May 2022

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With the rising incidence of cancer across the globe, there is a projected shortage of skilled practitioners in the oncology workforce. This course is Australia’s first cancer-specific, multidisciplinary, and wholly online program, and one of only two such online programs available in the world, has been designed to meet this growing need.

Duration 2 years full time / 1 year part time
Mode Online
Closing date (DOM) 27 June 2022

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With the rising incidence of cancer across the globe, there is a projected shortage of skilled practitioners in the oncology workforce. The Graduate Certificate has been designed in collaboration with the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre (VCCC) and the University of Melbourne to meet this growing need.

Duration 6 months part time
1Mode Online
Closing date (DOM) 27 June 2022

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With the rising incidence of cancer across the globe, there is a projected shortage of skilled practitioners in the oncology workforce. The Graduate Certificate has been designed in collaboration with the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre (VCCC) and the University of Melbourne to meet this growing need.

Duration 6 months full time / 1 year part time
Mode Online
Closing date (DOM) 27 June 2022

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Nurses have a leading role in care and advocacy to provide evidence-based care to ageing populations. This specialisation is for the nursing workforce in inpatient settings such as aged care and hospitals where aged-related issues are contributing factors to presentations and specialist nursing knowledge is required for both assessment and management.

Duration 6 months full time / 1 year part time
1Mode Online
Closing date (DOM) 27 June 2022

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Created in response to the growing need for specialist nurses with excellence in mental health, this entirely online course is based on the National Framework for Postgraduate Mental Health Nursing Education developed by the Australian College of Mental Health Nursing.

Duration 1 year full time / 2 years part time
Mode Online
Closing date (DOM) 23 May 2022

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Why study at the University of Melbourne?

Pursue post-graduate academic and clinical paths with the leaders in Clinical, Pre-Clinical and Health programs* Times Higher Education (THE) World Rankings 2021.

Recognised as a leader in nursing research and education in the Asia-Pacific region and internationally.

Industry focussed, many of our courses are professionally accredited by governing bodies in Australia and overseas. Check the relevant course entry for more information.