MR-NURMDW v.1 Master of Philosophy (Nursing and Midwifery)
Course CRICOS Code: 061553F
Registered full-time Duration: 2 Years
Master Degrees (Research) prepare students to apply advanced knowledge for research, scholarship and further learning corresponding to AQF level 9 qualifications.
This course provides a broad foundation for scholarly research to advance nursing theory and guide practice and also provides the foundation for further doctoral studies.
Additional Course Expenses
Students may be expected to purchase a number of textbooks and other essential study materials.
Course Overview Note
It is a requirement that two-thirds of this course is undertaken by research and only one-third by coursework.
Course Entry and Completion Details
Applicants for a Master Degree (Research) are required to meet University academic and English language entry standards; details are provided at http://research.curtin.edu.au/postgraduate-research/future-research-students/entry-requirements/. Applicants require a Bachelor Degree with a strong academic performance and may also require relevant substantial work experience or Bachelor Honours Degree (first or second class) or Graduate Diploma. Any specific course entry and completion requirements must also be met.
Specifically applicants are required to be currently registered nurses, or eligible for registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, with a bachelor degree in nursing or in a related discipline and have a minimum of one year post-registration clinical experience. Those with a degree from a discipline where areas of essential nursing knowledge and skills are deficient are required to undertake selected units prior to course commencement. Evidence of successful completion of appropriate research units is an additional course prerequisite. Selection is based on academic performance, clinical experience, professional references and an interview. Overseas applicants must have completed a bachelor degree in nursing or a nursing program of three years or more leading to registration, be currently registered in their own country and provide certified documentation to that effect. They must also meet the University's usual entry requirements.
Credit for Recognised Learning
Applications for credit towards a course are assessed on an individual basis. Credit reduces the amount of learning required to complete the course and may be granted for formal education qualifications, non-formal learning from non-award programs of study and informal learning through work experiences. Further information can be found at http://futurestudents.curtin.edu.au.
Pathway to Further Study
Graduates may qualify for entry to Doctoral degrees. For further details, see the Graduate Research School website http://research.curtin.edu.au/postgraduate-research/future-research-students/entry-requirements/
Course Entry/Completion Note
Overseas applicants must provide evidence of proficiency in English. If necessary, on acceptance into the course, overseas students are advised of the requirements for provisional registration by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia
Master Degrees (Research) require students to undertake an approved research program leading to a thesis for independent examination; they may include advanced level coursework studies.
This course is studied as a research degree. The content of the degree should be determined in consultation with the Director, Postgraduate Studies, School of Nursing and Midwifery.
Duration and Availability
The course is by research and normally requires one to two years of full-time or equivalent part-time study.
Location and delivery Mode
|Year||Location||Period||All*||Internal||Partially Online Internal^||External||Fully Online#|
|2017||Bentley Campus||Research Term 1||Y||Y|
|2017||Bentley Campus||Research Term 2||Y||Y|
The information displayed above refers to study periods and locations where the course is available for first time entry. Students are normally only offered or admitted to a course once.
* The course itself may not be available either solely internally or externally but individual units may be offered in either or both of those modes. Prospective students should contact the Course Coordinator for further information.
^ Course and associated units are offered in this mode permitting International Onshore student enrolment.
# Course and associated units are offered in this online only mode and DO NOT permit International Onshore student enrolment.
Course Organisation Note
Students without prior studies in research methods and statistical data analysis will be required to undertake relevant preparatory units. This will increase the stated course duration.
|NURS6000||v.1||Master Thesis - Nursing and Midwifery|
If you need more course information, you may contact the relevant areas: For the Graduate Research School, please click here for further details: http://research.curtin.edu.au/postgraduate-research/about/contact-us/. For International Future Students: Curtin International, email: CI-Enquiries@curtin.edu.au Tel: +61-8-9266 7331.
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