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Master of Nursing (Research)


Minimum duration: 2 years full-time or equivalent part-time.

EFTSL value of units: All 10 cp units in this course have an EFTSL value of 0.125. Units with a cp value of a multiple of 10 have corresponding EFTSL values.

1. Admission Requirements1

To be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must have completed the following prerequisites:

  1. Bachelor of Nursing degree or equivalent, with honours; or
  2. postgraduate certificate or diploma in an appropriate field of study.

2. Requirements for Completion of the Degree

To qualify for the degree, a student must complete 160 cp from the Schedule of Unit Offerings, consisting of:

  1. 20 cp from Core Units; and
  2. 140 cp from the Thesis.

Schedule of Unit Offerings

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Prerequisite (Pre), co-requisite (Co) and incompatible (Inc) units are indicated in parentheses where applicable.

Research Units

Core Units

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name
NRSG610 10 Interpreting Health Research


Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name
NRST616 10 Qualitative Research Methods


Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name
NRST617 10 Quantitative Research Methods


Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name
NRST601 140 Thesis (Full-time)


Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name
NRST602 140 Thesis (Part-time)

1 A student must also comply with the Admission Rules.