If you are a nurse looking for the best educational pathway to improve your ability to provide expert care and your career opportunities as a nurse practitioner, then the University of Newcastle’s Master of Nursing (Nurse Practitioner) may be the program for you.
By expanding your skills and knowledge through this advanced program, coupled with extensive clinical training, you will become a competent and qualified nurse practitioner. With this highly regarded professional qualification, you can broaden your career opportunities, applying your acquired skills and experience in the individual assessment, planning, implementation, diagnosis and evaluation of patient care.
Embarking on the Master of Nursing (Nurse Practitioner) will see you delve into core knowledge areas such as pharmacotherapeutics, biophysical processes, health research, leadership and management. You will also have the flexibility to explore specialised fields including aged care, mental health, infection control, palliative care and neonatal intensive care. For more information on the courses available, check out the ‘Details’ page.
With your Master’s qualification you will be able to take on more dynamic and challenging positions as a key collaborator in health services or as a policy advisor in the public or private sectors. You will also be able to apply for endorsement by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia to enable you to practice as a nurse practitioner.
Our advanced online learning system provides you with the flexibility and support to study anytime, anywhere to balance work, life and study. You can achieve your fully accredited Master of Nursing (Nurse Practitioner) at a time that suits you.
Explore this page and find out if the Master of Nursing (Nurse Practitioner) is for you, what you will study and the career opportunities it can provide you.
Along with the online application form, students wishing to apply for admission to the Master of Nursing (Nurse Practitioner) must supply the following documentation:A comprehensive CV that demonstrates how you meet the admission criteria and provides clear evidence of your advanced practice.
A comprehensive CV that demonstrates how you meet the admission criteria and provides clear evidence of your advanced practice.
A completed form providing evidence of advanced practice.
Two completed clinical supervisor nomination forms
A completed letter of support and accompanying information from the Head of Department and Employer in your current workplace
An enrolment pack containing all required information and forms can be downloaded here