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Students who commenced study in 2016 should refer to this area of study entry for direction on the requirments; to check which units are currently available for enrolment, refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your area of study.

Monash University


Commencement year

Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year.

Managing faculty

Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences


Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences


Clayton, Peninsula

Postgraduate study in nursing prepares advanced practice nurses with leadership skills to plan, implement and coordinate and evaluate health care, as well as formulate policy for a diverse and multicultural society. Graduates will be well equipped to contribute to the health of individuals, families, communities and the development of the profession.

Note: 3966 Master of Nursing Practice offered at the Clayton campus offers a professional nursing qualification for individuals who have gained a non-nursing undergraduate degree. This intensive program leads to registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.


For the schedule of units required to complete a given course in this area of study, refer to the Handbook entry for the relevant course.

Relevant courses

Successful completion of this specialisation can be counted towards meeting the requirements for the following course:

  • M6006 Master of Advanced Nursing
  • 3966 Master of Nursing Practice

Students in other courses are not eligible to complete this specialisation.