Master of Nursing (Pre-registration)

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Nursing (Pre-registration)

Master of Nursing

Students must complete:
(a) 96 credit points of core units of study set out in the table below; and
(b) clinical experience as prescribed.
Students must attend either the Mallett Street campus or the Westmead campus for the duration of their degree.
* "Year" refers to the consecutive year of study if two units were undertaken per semester in a part time enrolment pattern.

Part-time

Year 1* Core units of study

NURS5042
The Body, Its Function and Pharmacology
6      Semester 1
NURS5081
Introduction to Nursing Practice
6      Semester 1
NURS5006
Illness, Experience and Nursing Care
6    P NURS5081 and NURS5042 or NURS5083
Semester 2
NURS5043
Understand Health and Managing Disease
6    P NURS5042 or NURS5083
Semester 2

Year 2* Core units of study

NURS5002
Social Contexts of Health
6      Semester 1
NURS5082
Developing Nursing Practice
6    C NURS5081
Semester 1
NURS5084
Nursing the Acutely Ill Person
6    P NURS5082 and NURS5081
Semester 2
NURS5085
Mental Health Nursing Practice
6    C NURS5084
Semester 2

Year 3* Core units of study

NURS6018
Care and Chronic Conditions
6    P NURS5084 and NURS5085 and NURS5082 and (NURS5043 or NURS5086)
Semester 1
NURS6019
High Acuity Nursing
6    P NURS5082 and NURS5084 and (NURS5042 or NURS5083) and (NURS5043 or NURS5086)
Semester 1
NURS6022
Community Health Nursing
6    P NURS6018 and NURS6019
Semester 2
NURS6029
Australian Health Care - Global Context
6      Semester 2

Year 4* Core units of study

NURS6031
Leadership and Collaborative Practice
6      Semester 1
NURS6033
Health of Indigenous Populations (MN)
6    P NURS5002
Semester 1
NURS6030
Research and Evidence
6    P NURS5002 and NURS5006
Semester 2
NURS6032
Professional Practice (MN)
6    P NURS5085 and (NURS5043 or NURS5086) and NURS6018 and NURS6019
C NURS6022
Semester 2