Master of Nursing

  • AQF Level:
  • Amount of Training:
    2 Years
  • Payment Option:
    Easy EMI Available
  • Mode of delivery:
    On Campus
  • CRICOS Code:

Course Overview

IHM’s Master of Nursing is curated with the aim to equip you with advanced nursing skills and prepare you for leadership positions. The competitive post-graduate program prepares you to make some advanced clinical decisions that promote the provision of quality care to patients.

On completion of the Master of Nursing program, you will be able to apply this advanced nursing knowledge and clinical abilities in an ever-changing health care environment to shape the way the healthcare system provides quality care.

Details about the Course

Why IHM?
  • Interactive online classes with individual attention to each student
  • Access to 24*7 Online Library
  • Networking Opportunities with peak bodies and industries
  • IHM Alumnus Status
  • Dedicated Student Support Team
  • Work Integrated Learning (WIL) – learn as you practise
  • Trained more than 3000+ nurses in Australia
  • IHM formerly offered the nursing bridging program (EPIQ-RN)
  • Learn from expert industry practitioners
Career Opportunity

Students who complete the Master of Nursing competently may find work as a Health Administration Staff in the following domains:

  • Health care facilities
  • Community health centres
  • Hospitals
  • Aged care facilities
  • Universities

Some of the specialized roles in Master of Nursing include:

  • Clinical nurse specialist
  • Staff development nurse
  • Clinical nurse
  • Nurse educator
  • Associate nurse unit manager

“A convenient way to build your employability skills and advance your career”

What will I learn

During this course, students must qualify for 14 units

  • 9 core units
  • 2 compulsory units
  • 1 elective unit
Compulsory Units
  • AI001 Academic Integrity
  • AI002 Aboriginal Health
Core Units
  • N9001 Professional Issues and Policies in Nursing
  • N9002 Assessment of Complex Health Conditions
  • N9005 Patient Safety and Risk Management
  • N9006 Research in Nursing
  • N9007 Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing
  • N9008 Clinical Leadership and Management in Nursing
  • N9009 Research for Practice
  • N9010 Evolution and Innovation in Nursing
Elective Units For First Semester
  • N9003 Professional Reflection in Nursing
  • N9004 Professional Experience Placement
Elective Units For Final Semester

Option 1

  • N9011 Education for Practice
  • N9012 Contemporary Issues in Global Health
  • N9013 ePortfolio

Option 2

  • N9014 Nursing Project
Course Fee
AUD $23,500 – annual
Admissions and Pathways

Although there are no formal admission requirements for this certification, students must demonstrate their competence to accomplish assignments as specified by the university.

IHM Admission requirements:

  • Should complete a Bachelor of Nursing degree or an equivalent qualification.
  • Must be an APHRA Registered Nurse.
  • Must be a Registered Nurse with the Nurses’ Board/Council from the country of origin or place of residence.
  • Must have English Language Proficiency which should be attested by
    • An IELTS band score of at least 6.5 with no bands less than 6 or equivalent scores in OET/PTE/other recognized English examination or
    • A pass in English for Academic Purpose (EAP) course with a minimum score of 70%
Additional Requirements

Digital literacy: Must be able to perform fundamental computer operations such as maintaining computer files, word processing, spreadsheets, databases, preparing presentations, and being conscious of the social and ethical consequences of Internet usage.

How to Apply

IHNA has defined entry requirements for courses under its mandate, as outlined by its ‘Application and Enrolment Procedure for Courses,’ to ensure that students meet industry standards.

  1. Application: Click “Apply Now” on the top right corner of the course page to complete your application online.
  2. Interview: You will be scheduled for an interview with an admissions specialist once you have fulfilled IHNA’s eligibility standards
  3. Offer Letter: If you qualify the interview process, you will be awarded a seat in the course, depending on the availability of each intake
  4. Enrolment Fee: An invoice for the course will be delivered after the acknowledged offer is signed and sent to the admission office.
  5. Confirmation of Admission: Once the enrolment fee has been received, our admission specialist will provide students with the confirmation letter.
  6. Recognition of Prior Learning: By submitting a portfolio of evidence, which may include third-party assessments, and partaking in an interview procedure, students can have their prior learning and work experiences acknowledged in this certification. A practical demonstration may also be used to evaluate a student’s competencies and expertise.
    Mutual recognition and credit transfer allow students to have their previous formal training recognized.
  7. Credit Transfer: Credit Transfer is only available for Australian courses when a student has completed the units considered necessary for a course at another Registered Training Organization.
  1. What is the course duration?
  2. Students can receive 104 weeks of COE if they complete the course in its whole, which is 2 years (104 weeks).

  3. Is IHM’s Master of Nursing degree eligible for direct AHPRA registration?
  4. The Master of Nursing program at IHM is not an ANMAC-approved program of study, hence completing it does not lead to direct registration.

  5. Can someone who has no prior nursing background enroll in the course?
  6. No, the Master of Nursing course at the Institute of Health and Management (IHM) is exclusively offered to registered nurses having a bachelor’s degree in nursing or an equivalent qualification.

  7. Is the program recognised by any accrediting bodies?
  8. Australia’s Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency has accredited the course (TEQSA).
    Australian higher education institutions are regulated by the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA).

  9. Does the program have a set number of units?
  10. Yes, the course includes 12 units to study with 128 credit points.

  11. What level of proficiency in the English language is required for entry?
    • An IELTS level of at least 6.5 with no bands less than 6, or equivalent scores in OET/PTE/other recognised English examination; or
    • Direct entry through a pass in English for Academic Purpose (EAP) course with a minimum score of 70%
    • English Requirement:
      • IELTS: Overall 6.5 and no band less than 6.0
      • PTE: Overall 56 and no band less than 46
      • OET: B for each test component