Nursing at the University of Melbourne will provide you with exceptional preparation for a nursing career. Qualified nurses can develop skills and knowledge for specialty and advanced practice. From neonatal to cancer nursing, our courses cover every aspect of the human lifespan, opening doors to a range of diverse and rewarding career paths. Our nursing courses will provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to deliver high-quality care wherever you work as a Regsitered Nurse.

World-class teaching facilities

With The University of Melbourne’s close proximity to hospitals in the Parkville biomedical precinct, we partner with world leading health services including:

  • The Royal Melbourne Hospital
  • Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
  • The Royal Children’s Hospital
  • The Royal Women’s Hospital

Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2021

Master of Nursing Science

Provides students with a masters level degree and enhanced learning outcomes in the areas of evidenced-based practice and clinical leadership, while meeting the competencies identified by the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Council as necessary for practice as a registered nurse.

Master of Advanced Nursing Practice

Allows masters-prepared nurses to assume a major responsibility in developing new professional roles, devising new models of care and overseeing dynamic changes to nursing practice.

Master of Advanced Nursing Practice (Nurse Practitioner)

Offered over two years part-time. Upon completion of the program, students will be eligible for entry on the Australian Health Practitioner Register as an endorsed Nurse Practitioner.

Master of Advanced Nursing

Prepares nurses with advanced knowledge and practice skills to assume responsibility for establishing new professional roles, devising new models of care and leading dynamic changes to nursing practice.

Specialty nursing courses

Developed in close consultation with leading industry partners, our specialty courses are tailored to the needs of practising Registered Nurses. Our graduate certificate courses feature an innovative work-integrated learning (WIL) model which builds upon your theoretical knowledge, supporting you to apply this knowledge to practice.

View our online specialty courses