Master of Nursing International

Course summary

International students with a recognised Bachelor degree in Nursing can accelerate their career progression by undertaking the Master of Nursing International at UOW.

The Master of Nursing International is a two-year degree that is designed to prepare nurses for professional roles in the health care system. The main objectives of the degree are to provide an academic avenue for professional development, knowledge and the application of evidence-based practice. 

The course is designed to build upon the academic strengths of the School of Nursing, including primary health, mental health, aged and dementia care, clinical excellence and research principles and methods. These topics will facilitate an all-round development of health professionals to seamlessly transition into professional roles in the health care system.

The course is delivered via weekly online learning activities in each subject over the course of each semester. It also features intensive face-to-face workshops, which are delivered on-campus each semester.

Please note that there is no clinical placement component in the Master of Nursing International and this course does not lead to eligibility to apply for registration as a nurse in Australia.

Course information

Study area

Health & Medicine

Campus

Wollongong, South Western Sydney

Course Code

1647

Duration

2 years full-time

Delivery

Flexible, On Campus

Cricos

089204G

UAC Code

-

Admission, Key dates, and Fees

A range of admission options are available for students of all ages and academic backgrounds. The procedures governing admission are defined in UOW's Admissions Procedures, and the UOW College Admissions policy.

For any specific advice or questions regarding an application, please contact the Future Students Team.

This course is not available to domestic applicants.

CREDIT FOR PRIOR LEARNING

Students may be able to articulate from the Graduate Certificate in Nursing into the Master of Nursing International. Student intending to articulate should complete the core subjects for the Master’s degree. These subject, once successfully completed in the Graduate Certificate in Nursing, may count as credit towards the Master of Nursing International upon successful transfer into the course.

FEES

This course is not available to domestic applicants.

* Session fees are for one session for the year shown. Total course tuition fees shown are indicative, and are based on normal course length and progression.
These fees are subject to change from year to year. However, if you receive an offer to study at UOW, your fees will be fully confirmed at the time of your offer.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

A recognised Bachelor degree in Nursing of at least three years’ duration or a Graduate Certificate in Nursing from a recognised tertiary institution.


ENGLISH REQUIREMENTS

The following level of English is required to gain admission to this program:

English Test

Overall Score

Reading

Writing

Listening

Speaking

IELTS Academic

6.5

6.0

6.0

6.0

6.0

TOEFL (Internet-based)

86

18

18

17

17

UOW College: English for Tertiary Studies: Credit (weighted average mark of 65 overall and minimum 50 in Academic Reading and Writing)

Other qualifications may also be considered. Full details can be found on our English Language Requirements website.


CREDIT FOR PRIOR LEARNING

Students may be able to articulate from the Graduate Certificate in Nursing into the Master of Nursing International. Student intending to articulate should complete the core subjects for the Master’s degree. These subject, once successfully completed in the Graduate Certificate in Nursing, may count as credit towards the Master of Nursing International upon successful transfer into the course.

FEES

Tuition fees are reviewed annually: fees payable are dependent on the year of commencement and are subject to increase during the period of study.

Overseas Health Cover:
Overseas Health Cover (OSHC) must be purchased for the proposed duration of the student visa. For information regarding the OSHC fees applicable, please refer to the international fees website.

CAMPUS

DELIVERY METHOD

SESSION FEE*

COURSE FEE*

Wollongong

On Campus

$14,856 (2021)

$59,424 (2021)

Wollongong

Flexible

$14,856 (2021)

$59,424 (2021)

South Western Sydney

Flexible

$14,856 (2021)

$59,424 (2021)

* Session fees are for one session for the year shown. Total course tuition fees shown are indicative, and are based on normal course length and progression.
These fees are subject to change from year to year. However, if you receive an offer to study at UOW, your fees will be fully confirmed at the time of your offer.

Admission Profile


INDICATIVE ENROLMENT



STUDENT PROFILE

This table shows the breakdown of the applicant background of the student group at UOW for this course. It provides data on students that commenced undergraduate study and continued study beyond the census date at UOW in 2020.

Applicant background

2019 intake

2019 intake (%)

Higher education study Students who have studied a University course, or completed a bridging or enabling course.

-

-

Vocational education & training study Students who have undertaken vocational education or training since leaving school.

-

-

Work & life experience Students admitted on the basis of previous achievement other than higher education study, vocational education & training, or recent secondary education.

-

-

Recent secondary education

ATAR Only Students admitted only on the basis of ATAR including any applied adjustment factors.

-

-

ATAR plus additional criteria Students who were admitted on the basis of both ATAR and additional criteria (e.g. an audition or individual subject results).

-

-

Other criteria only (non-ATAR) These students were admitted on the basis of other criteria where ATAR was not a factor (e.g. UOW Early Admission).

-

-

International students All other students.

-

-

All students

-

-

< 5: Number of students is less than 5
N/A: Data not available for this item
N/P: Not published (hidden to prevent calculation of other numbers less than 5)


ATAR PROFILE

This table relates to all students selected on the basis of ATAR alone or ATAR in combination with adjustment factors. For more information on adjustment factors commonly available to applicants, see ‘ATAR-based admission’.

ATAR profile of ATAR-based offers in 2020

ATAR The unadjusted, raw ATARs for students offered a place wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR. Selection Rank The ATARs of the same student group, including the impact of adjustment factors.
Highest rank to receive an offer

-

-

Median rank to receive an offer

-

-

Lowest rank to receive an offer

-

-

< 5: Less than 5 ATAR-based offers made
N/A: Data not available for this item
N/P: Not published (less than 5 ATAR-based offers made)

More Information

For more information about UOW admission pathways, see UOW Admission Information.

Key Dates

SESSION

CAMPUS

SESSION DETAILS

2021 Autumn

Wollongong

Orientation: 23 - 25 February 2021
Session: 1 March – 24 June 2021

Applications Close

  • Domestic Applicants: This course is not available to domestic applicants.
  • International Applicants: 17 January 2021. Late applications may be considered.

2021 Autumn

South Western Sydney

Orientation: 16-17 February 2021
Session: 1 March – 24 June 2021

Applications Close

  • Domestic Applicants: This course is not available to domestic applicants.
  • International Applicants: 17 January 2021. Late applications may be considered.

2021 Spring

Wollongong

Orientation: 19 July 2021
Session: 26 July – 18 November 2021

Applications Close

  • Domestic Applicants: This course is not available to domestic applicants.
  • International Applicants: 27 June 2021. Late applications may be considered.

2021 Spring

South Western Sydney

Orientation: 14 July 2021
Session: 26 July – 18 November 2021

Applications Close

  • Domestic Applicants: This course is not available to domestic applicants.
  • International Applicants: 27 June 2021. Late applications may be considered.

Course Structure

(Current year structure - subject to change)

Course Handbook

Why choose this course

Health Care and Social Assistance has been the primary provider of new jobs within Australia and is projected to make the largest contribution of 14.9% to employment growth from 2018 to 2023. This brings exciting employment opportunities and career options. (Source: Employment Projections)

Our School of Nursing's multi-disciplinary programs are designed to enable you to gain a postgraduate qualification while maintaining a full-time or part-time career in health care.

We provide a dynamic environment for teaching, learning and research, and aim to achieve standards of excellence in continuing education for existing clinicians and in professional preparation for those wishing to enter the nursing profession.

Close links with service providers ensure programs meet the needs of nurses and the populations they serve.