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Master of Nursing - Distance

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  • Objectives
    CSU’s Master of Nursing program provides registered nurses with an opportunity to build on their undergraduate learning, extend their clinical focus and develop research related skills.
  • Academic Title
    Master of Nursing
  • Course description
    Including:
    Postgraduate Diploma of Mental Health Nursing (exit point only) PostGradDipMentalHlthNurs
    Postgraduate Diploma of Nursing Education (exit point only) PostGradDipNursEd
    Postgraduate Diploma of Nursing Management (exit point only) PostGradDipMgt
    Postgraduate Diploma of Rural Nursing (exit point only) PostGradDipRuralNurs

    About the course

    Students may tailor their study to suit particular areas of interest and experience, by electing from four areas of specialisation: Rural Nursing, Management, Nursing Education and Mental Health Nursing.

    On completion of the first 64 points of study (including credit), students may exit the program with a Postgraduate Diploma in the area of specialisation.

    Credit

    Students with five or more years professional nursing experience may receive eight points credit (equivalent to one subject) in recognition of prior learning.

    Applicants who have completed an approved Graduate Certificate awarded by The College of Nursing will be granted a credit package of 32 points (equivalent to four subjects). This will consitute the specialist strand and thus these applicants will enter the program at year two.

    Exit points

    Students may elect to exit the Master course after completion of the first two years with a Postgraduate Diploma in the area chosen for the specialised strand as follows:

        * Postgraduate Diploma of Mental Health Nursing
        * Postgraduate Diploma of Nursing Education
        * Postgraduate Diploma of Nursing Management
        * Postgraduate Diploma of Rural Nursing

    Graduation requirements

    To graduate, students must satisfactorily complete 96 points. To graduate with a specialisation in their degree title, students must complete:

        * 32 points of coursework subjects in the specialist strand
        * either a 16 point project (HLT508) or a 32 point dissertation (HLT509) on a topic relevant to their specialisation.

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