Master of Nurse Practitioner

This program will not be offered until further notice. For information regarding related degrees please contact Ask Adelaide.

Entry Requirements

Please note: For programs including placements and/or study-related activities in settings where COVID-19 vaccination is mandatory, it is an inherent requirement that all students be fully vaccinated prior to undertaking the placement and/or study-related activity.
For our students who are studying offshore in 2022, the University will continue to offer high-quality access to the learning resources remotely for most programs. This includes all lectures, tutorials and other support material. Students will be advised in advance if there are course components that cannot be provided in remote mode and, wherever possible, offered alternative courses.
Please refer to the COVID-19 FAQ page for further information and a list of programs where in-person attendance is required.

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Selection Criteria
Graduate entry

How to Apply

Fees and Scholarships

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Indicative annual tuition fees
Commonwealth-supported place: $4,125

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Scholarships

These scholarships, as well as many others funded by industry and non-profit organisations, are available to potential and currently enrolled students.

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Careers

Graduate Attributes

The objective of this program is to produce graduates with specific attributes as outlined in University of Adelaide Graduate Attributes.
  1. Deep discipline knowledge and intellectual breadth
  2. Creative and critical thinking, and problem solving
  3. Teamwork and communication skills
  4. Professionalism and leadership readiness
  5. Intercultural and ethical competency
  6. Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural competency
  7. Digital capabilities
  8. Self-awareness and emotional intelligence

Degree Structure

This program is no longer offered to commencing students.

Students complete 4 core courses in Nursing and may choose to undertake a full-time or part-time research dissertation option or a coursework option of 3 courses.

To complete the core courses Extended Clinical Practice I and Extended Clinical Practice II continuing employment at a minimum fraction of 0.6 FTE in an area that supports active candidature as a nurse practitioner is required.

If the student changes their employment status and can no longer meet the requirement above for continuing employment they may transfer to the Master of Nursing Science.

Academic Program Rules

The Calendar is a comprehensive handbook of the University's academic program rules.

Related Degrees

Testimonial

My confidence has grown immensely from each placement, which has made me feel prepared and excited to start my career as a Health Psychologist.

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Last updated: Thursday, 29 Sep 2022