Master of Applied Management (Nursing)

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Program Code 11249
Graduate Level Postgraduate
Locations
  • Online
  • On Campus + Online
Contributing Schools and Faculties
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Description

The Master of Applied Management (Nursing) program is an AQF Level 9 Masters Coursework program, intended for registered nurses who wish to increase their skills in health leadership and management or are planning to further their career in health systems leadership and management. The University of Newcastle’s Master of Applied Management (Nursing) will provide you with the skills to become an industry leader through blending your clinical experience with key management and business disciplines such as financial management, business analysis, information technology, strategic human resource development and capacity to lead organisational change. You will broaden your understanding of leadership and what it means to build, nurture and motivate your team. At the completion of your studies you will have a solid foundation in the practical application of contemporary interprofessional leadership and management practices, with the ability to successfully lead a team particularly in times of change or uncertainty. With your advanced and recognised postgraduate qualification, you will be able to take on advanced roles within the health care field such as Clinical Nurse Manager, Multidisciplinary Team Leader, Nursing Unit Manager, Director of Nursing and Midwifery; or positions at an executive leadership level within a complex health system. The program requires completion of 80 units and consists of core and directed Courses. The program provides a fusion of evidence and practice vital for contemporary management and leadership of nursing and health systems exposing you to experts in the specialities of information technology, business, business innovation, strategic leadership, change management and health and nursing.

Why study with us?

The Master of Applied Management (Nursing) is offered fully online to international and domestic students.

Career Opportunities

Advanced practice nurses with skills in leadership and management
work in a wide variety of primary, secondary and tertiary service locations, in both the public and private sectors. Recognition is growing internationally into the value that nurses bring to the health sector with advanced clinical and leadership/management skills. As the number of patients with multiple and complex conditions increases globally, more nurses with advanced clinical and leadership/management skills are needed to lead efficient health care systems. If you would like to extend your studies and ability to further build on your advanced nursing practice and to prepare yourself to lead, manage and meet the complex demands of contemporary health care, you may consider continuing on to study the Master of Applied Management (Nursing).

Admission Requirements

Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) entry levels: AQF Level 8 applicants will; * possess a Bachelor of Nursing degree and Postgraduate Diploma or Postgraduate Certificate in Nursing or related studies * currently hold a practicing certificate with an authorised registration authority

AQF Level 7 applicants will; * possess a Bachelor of Nursing degree with a minimum of 3 years continuous practice within a specialist area of nursing * currently hold a practicing certificate with an authorised registration authority * provide a portfolio demonstrating advanced continuing professional development (CDP) and education in a specialist area of nursing or related professional areas.

AQF Level 6 applicants will; * possess an Advanced Diploma (hospital based training equivalent) with a minimum of 8> years - experience * currently hold a practicing certificate with an authorised registration authority * provide a portfolio demonstrating advanced continuing professional development (CDP) and education in a specialist area of nursing or related professional areas

Assumed Knowledge

Foundations of nursing knowledge, nursing theory, legal and ethical issues, fundamentals of research, human bioscience, psychology, sociology related to practice. Principles of investigative approaches in nursing, concepts and theories relevant to practice, contemporary nursing issues. Academic reading and writing skills, ability to access and evaluate information from a variety of sources, skills in critical analysis, critical judgment, synthesis and evaluation. Ability to conceptualise practice. Demonstrated Australian Nursing and Midwifery Council competencies.

Credit Transfer

Credit may be available for previous studies on the basis of an individual assessment for each applicant. Credit will be awarded in accordance with University Policy and Faculty Guidelines. If you wish to apply for credit for studies completed at another institution or if you are changing programs within the University and wish to transfer your credit to new program go to http://www.newcastle.edu.au/service/credit-transfer/ and click on How to apply for credit

Professional Accreditation

The University of Newcastle has designed the Master of Applied Management (Nursing) to prepare you with contemporary and evidenced-based skills to advance your career as a nurse and clinical leader/manager across the full spectrum of health systems and provider environments.

International Students

The program will be available to international students studying off shore. Applicants will be assessed on an individual basis. Strategies for program - specific online student support will be developed in consultation with participating students. Additionally, students will be encouraged to avail themselves of existing University support networks and services. Several courses will have provision for intensive, on-site workshops. International students will not be eligible to enrol in these courses and are advised to check the requirements for all courses before enrolling.

Special Needs

The University policy on Students with Special Needs is implemented at all times. The Faculty accepts responsibility, in liaison with the Student support Unit, for providing reasonable accommodations to allow students with disabilities to complete the program.

Requirements and Structure

Qualification for the award of Master of Applied Management (Nursing) requires 80 units of course work undertaken over 1.5 to 2 years part time. All students complete the 4 core courses (40 units), 1 directed course from Group A (10 units) and 3 directed courses from Group B (30 units)

Course Information

Code Name Availability Units
Complete the following core courses to fulfil the requirements of this program.
EPID6420 Epidemiology A - Basic Methods Semester 1 - 2015 (Callaghan)
Semester 1 - 2015 (GradSchool)
10 units
NURS6623 Leadership and Management in Practice Trimester 1 - 2015 (GradSchool) 10 units
NURS6624 Leading Change in Practice Trimester 2 - 2015 (GradSchool) 10 units
PUBH6210 Qualitative Methods in Health Research Trimester 1 - 2015 (GradSchool)
Semester 2 - 2015 (GradSchool)
10 units
Directed Courses
Code Name Availability Units
Choose 10 units from the Directed Course List A
NURS6055 Mental Health Nursing in Acute Care Trimester 1 - 2015 (GradSchool) 10 units
NURS6061 Contemporary Mental Health Nursing
This course is not available to International students.
Trimester 2 - 2015 (GradSchool) 10 units
NURS6070 Mental Health Nursing of Older People Trimester 3 - 2015 (GradSchool) 10 units
NURS6095 Mental Health Nursing in Community Settings Trimester 1 - 2015 (GradSchool) 10 units
NURS6120 Contemporary Nursing Trimester 2 - 2015 (GradSchool) 10 units
NURS6190 Issues in Aged Care Trimester 2 - 2015 (GradSchool) 10 units
NURS6250 The Experience of Ageing Trimester 3 - 2015 (GradSchool) 10 units
NURS6450 Symptom Management in Clinical Practice Trimester 1 - 2015 (GradSchool) 10 units
NURS6621 Contract Learning A
Only available to M Midwifery Studies; M. Nursing (NP); M. Applied Management (Nursing); M. Nursing (AP); M. Mental Health Nursing students.
Trimester 2 - 2015 (GradSchool) 10 units
NURS6622 Contract Learning B
Only available to M Midwifery Studies; M. Nursing (NP); M. Applied Management (Nursing); M. Nursing (AP); M. Mental Health Nursing students. Prior to successful completion of NURS6621
Trimester 3 - 2015 (GradSchool) 10 units
NURS6640 Teaching and Learning in the Clinical Context Trimester 2 - 2015 (GradSchool) 10 units
NURS6650 Infection Control Trimester 3 - 2015 (GradSchool) 10 units
NURS6711 Palliative Care Practice Trimester 3 - 2015 (GradSchool) 10 units
NURS6811 Assessment: The Neonate, Child, Young Person & Family Trimester 1 - 2015 (GradSchool) 10 units
NURS6814 Pregnancy Birth and the Family Trimester 3 - 2015 (GradSchool) 10 units
NURS6815 Special Care of the Newborn Trimester 1 - 2015 (GradSchool) 10 units
NURS6816 Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing
Students must have experience in special care nursery or level 2 nursery working with newborn infants or experience in paediatric intensive care.
Trimester 2 - 2015 (GradSchool) 10 units
NURS6820 Acute and Chronic Illness in Children Trimester 3 - 2015 (GradSchool) 10 units
Choose 30 units from the Directed Course List B
GSBS6001 Managing Under Uncertainty Trimester 1 - 2015 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2015 (Sydney Bathurst)
Trimester 1 - 2015 (GradSchool)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (Sydney Bathurst)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (GradSchool)
Trimester 3 - 2015 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2015 (Sydney Bathurst)
Trimester 3 - 2015 (GradSchool)
10 units
GSBS6002 Foundation of Business Analysis Trimester 1 - 2015 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2015 (Sydney Bathurst)
Trimester 1 - 2015 (GradSchool)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (Sydney Bathurst)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (GradSchool)
Trimester 3 - 2015 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2015 (Sydney Bathurst)
Trimester 3 - 2015 (GradSchool)
10 units
GSBS6003 Globalisation Trimester 1 - 2015 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2015 (Sydney Bathurst)
Trimester 1 - 2015 (GradSchool)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (Sydney Bathurst)
Trimester 3 - 2015 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2015 (Sydney Bathurst)
Trimester 3 - 2015 (GradSchool)
10 units
GSBS6004 Organisational Behaviour and Design Trimester 1 - 2015 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2015 (Sydney Bathurst)
Trimester 1 - 2015 (GradSchool)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (Sydney Bathurst)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (GradSchool)
Trimester 3 - 2015 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2015 (Sydney Bathurst)
Trimester 3 - 2015 (GradSchool)
10 units
GSBS6005 Marketing Management and Planning Trimester 1 - 2015 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2015 (Sydney Bathurst)
Trimester 1 - 2015 (GradSchool)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (Sydney Bathurst)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (GradSchool)
Trimester 3 - 2015 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2015 (Sydney Bathurst)
Trimester 3 - 2015 (GradSchool)
10 units
GSBS6040 Human Resource Management Trimester 1 - 2015 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2015 (Sydney Bathurst)
Trimester 1 - 2015 (GradSchool)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (Sydney Bathurst)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (GradSchool)
Trimester 3 - 2015 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2015 (Sydney Bathurst)
Trimester 3 - 2015 (GradSchool)
10 units
GSBS6190 Human Resource Development Trimester 1 - 2015 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (GradSchool)
Trimester 3 - 2015 (City Precinct)
10 units
GSBS6192 Strategic Human Resource Management Trimester 1 - 2015 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2015 (GradSchool)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2015 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2015 (GradSchool)
10 units
GSBS6200 Accounting and Financial Management Trimester 1 - 2015 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2015 (Sydney Bathurst)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (Sydney Bathurst)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (GradSchool)
Trimester 3 - 2015 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2015 (Sydney Bathurst)
10 units
INFT6009 Cloud Computing and Mobile Applications for the Enterprise Trimester 2 - 2015 (Callaghan)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (GradSchool)
10 units
INFT6060 The Digital Economy Trimester 3 - 2015 (Callaghan)
Trimester 3 - 2015 (GradSchool)
10 units
INFT6304 Project Planning and Management Trimester 2 - 2015 (Callaghan)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (GradSchool)
10 units