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UTS Nursing

Content developed with industry. Expert staff. Flexible online and face to face study. Tailored nursing courses.

UTS Nursing

Content developed with industry. Expert staff. Flexible online and face to face study. Tailored nursing courses.

Join our community of vibrant, modern and innovative thinkers. With courses developed in consultation with industry, our content prepares you to thrive within the complex and ever changing health environment. Tailor your course to suit your career aspirations and take advantage of the best mix of online and face to face learning. Take a closer look to discover why UTS is world class in Nursing.

Student learning from an academic in clinical lab

Put your learnings into practise immediately

UTS works with key health care partners, public health organisations and consumers to shape and deliver up-to the-minute content that prepares you with in-demand skills to meet the ever growing needs of patients and employers.

Be taught by recognised experts

Learn from internationally recognised nursing experts and researchers who continue to improve practice and inform policy globally. UTS is ranked 10th in the world and #1 in Australia for Nursing and Midwifery*, based on our academic expertise, employability of graduates, and research impact. The Australian Research Council also benchmarked UTS Nursing ‘well above world standard’ (ERA ranking 5).

*QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017-2019

Students in scrubs counting and recording surgical instruments
Two students in uniform learning with iPads from instructor

Work. Study. Life.

Our learning model integrates the best mix of online and intensive study days with master classes in state-of-the-art teaching labs to ensure your valuable time is well spent. Our proximity to Central and public transport also provides for convenient travel between work, class and home.

Personalise your own Masters

Mix and match majors, sub-majors and electives to create a Masters program that’s right for you. Get credit for prior learning and Clinical Accreditation Programs that count towards your degree. Our nested courses allow easy progression from a Graduate Certificate to a Graduate Diploma to a Masters.

Students in study spaces talking as a group

Join our community of vibrant, modern and innovative thinkers. With courses developed in consultation with industry, our content prepares you to thrive within the complex and ever changing health environment.

Tailor your course to suit your career aspirations and take advantage of the best mix of online and face to face learning. Take a closer look to discover why UTS is world class in Nursing.

Student learning from an academic in clinical lab

Put your learnings into practise immediately

UTS works with key health care partners, public health organisations and consumers to shape and deliver up-to the-minute content that prepares you with in-demand skills to meet the ever growing needs of patients and employers.

Students in scrubs counting and recording surgical instruments

Be taught by recognised experts

Learn from internationally recognised nursing experts and researchers who continue to improve practice and inform policy globally. UTS is ranked 10th in the world and #1 in Australia for Nursing and Midwifery*, based on our academic expertise, employability of graduates, and research impact. The Australian Research Council also benchmarked UTS Nursing ‘well above world standard’ (ERA ranking 5).

*QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017-2019

Two students in uniform learning with iPads from instructor

Work. Study. Life.

Our learning model integrates the best mix of online and intensive study days with master classes in state-of-the-art teaching labs to ensure your valuable time is well spent. Our proximity to Central and public transport also provides for convenient travel between work, class and home.

Students in study spaces talking as a group

Personalise your own Masters

Mix and match majors, sub-majors and electives to create a Masters program that’s right for you. Get credit for prior learning and Clinical Accreditation Programs that count towards your degree. Our nested courses allow easy progression from a Graduate Certificate to a Graduate Diploma to a Masters.

Master of Nurse Practitioner

Expand on your advanced nursing practice

3

Years part time

12

Subjects

72

Credit points

1st year core subjects

  • Contemporary Approaches to Digital Health
  • Nursing Leadership in Contemporary Health Care
  • Leadership, Accountability and Role Development in Advanced Practice
  • Evidence-based Practice

2nd year core subjects

  • Advanced Assessment and Diagnosis
  • Pharmacological Therapies in Advanced Practice
  • Research for Nurse Practitioners
  • Research in Health

3rd year core subjects

  • Advanced Assessment and Diagnosis
  • Pharmacological Therapies in Advanced Practice
  • Research for Nurse Practitioners
  • Research in Health

Master of Advanced Nursing

Tailor to your interests and advance to leadership or specialist roles.

3

Years part time
(1.5 full time)

12

Subjects

72

Credit points

Majors

Chronic and Complex Care, Aging and Palliation

6 core subjects
plus
6 electives or
2 electives and 1 sub-major (4 subjects)

Sub-majors
  • Acute Care Nursing
  • Anaesthetics and Post Anaesthetic Care Unit*
  • Child and Family Health Nursing*
  • Clinical Management
  • Clinical Teaching
  • Critical Care Nursing*
  • Diabetes Education and Management*
  • Perioperative Nursing*

*Not available to international students

Clinical

6 core subjects
plus
6 electives or
2 electives and 1 sub-major (4 subjects)

Sub-majors
  • Acute Care Nursing
  • Anaesthetics and Post Anaesthetic Care Unit*
  • Child and Family Health Nursing*
  • Clinical Management
  • Clinical Teaching
  • Critical Care Nursing*
  • Diabetes Education and Management*
  • Perioperative Nursing*

Or choose from electives list

*Not available to international students

Education

6 core subjects
plus
6 electives or
2 electives and 1 sub-major (4 subjects)

Sub-majors
  • Acute Care Nursing
  • Anaesthetics and Post Anaesthetic Care Unit*
  • Child and Family Health Nursing*
  • Clinical Management
  • Critical Care Nursing
  • Diabetes Education and Management*
  • Neonatal Nursing*
  • Paediatric Nursing*
  • Perioperative Nursing*

*Not available to international students

Health Research

4 core subjects
Dissertation
plus
4 electives or
1 sub-major (4 subjects)

Sub-majors
  • Acute Care Nursing
  • Anaesthetics and Post Anaesthetic Care Unit*
  • Child and Family Health Nursing*
  • Clinical Management Clinical Teaching
  • Critical Care Nursing*
  • Diabetes Education and Management*
  • Perioperative Nursing*

Or choose from electives list

*Not available to international students

Management

6 core subjects
plus
6 electives or
2 electives and 1 sub-major (4 subjects)

Sub-majors
  • Acute Care Nursing
  • Anaesthetics and Post Anaesthetic Care Unit*
  • Child and Family Health Nursing*
  • Clinical Management
  • Clinical Teaching
  • Critical Care Nursing*
  • Diabetes Education and Management*
  • Perioperative Nursing*

*Not available to international students

No Specified Major

4 core subjects
plus
8 electives or
4 electives and 1 sub-major (4 subjects)

Sub-majors
  • Acute Care Nursing
  • Anaesthetics and Post Anaesthetic Care Unit*
  • Child and Family Health Nursing*
  • Clinical Management
  • Clinical Teaching
  • Critical Care Nursing*
  • Diabetes Education and Management*
  • Perioperative Nursing*

*Not available to international students

Graduate Diploma in Advanced Nursing

2

Years part time
(1 full time)

8

Subjects

48

Credit points

2 core subjects
Evidence-based Practice
Nursing Leadership in Contemporary Health Care

plus
6 electives (your choice) or
2 electives and a sub-major (sub-majors are made up of 4 subjects)

Sub-majors

  • Acute Care Nursing
  • Anaesthetics and Post Anaesthetic Care Unit*
  • Child and Family Health Nursing*
  • Clinical Management
  • Clinical Teaching
  • Critical Care Nursing*
  • Diabetes Education and Management*
  • Perioperative Nursing*

*Not available to international students

Graduate Certificate of Advanced Nursing

1

Year part time

4

Subjects

24

Credit points

2 core subjects
Applied Pathophysiology in Practice
Specialty Clinical Practice

plus
2 elective subjects or
2 specialty subjects (see below)

Specialty streams (choose 1):

  • Advanced Nursing
  • Anaesthetics and Post Anaesthetic Care Unit*
  • Critical Care
  • Perioperative*

*Not available to international students

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