Master of Clinical Practice (Nursing)

Massey University

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2 Years

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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Master of Clinical Practice (Nursing), graduates will:
Personal capabilities
1. Be innovative and implement new ways of working.
2. Be a reflective, proactive, self-directed, lifelong learner.
- Discipline-specific competencies
1. Demonstrate professional responsibility; management of nursing care; and skilful interpersonal relationships with people and whanau in an interprofessional context.
2. Demonstrate professional competence based on evidence-based practice.
3. Apply skills of direction and delegation in determining the appropriate level of care required.
4. Apply ethical analysis and clinical reasoning to assessment, intervention and evaluation of nursing care.
- Professional attributes
1. Demonstrate leadership in collaboration across the health care sector.
2. Demonstrate interpersonal skills by connecting, enabling, and engaging with health consumers and their whanau to support their health and wellbeing.
3. Apply critical reflective analysis to their own and others' professional practice.
4. Contribute in a scholarly way to the personal and professional nature of nursing.
- Ethical and social attributes
1. Demonstrate critical understanding of the relevance of the Treaty of Waitangi and incorporate its principles in the Nursing practice.
2. Respect diverse cultural values and beliefs, promoting an equitable health care system and advocating for health consumers and their whanau when concerns arise.
3. Integrate the legal and ethical codes of practice into their Nursing role.
4. Synthesise evidence and knowledge to promote planetary health and sustainable development for all.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

Admission to the Degree of Master of Clinical Practice (Nursing) requires that the candidate will: (a) meet the University admission requirements as specified; (b) have been awarded or qualified for a Bachelor s degree or an equivalent qualification with a grade average of at least a B over the highest two levels of courses; (c) meet Health Clearance and Police Vetting requirements as specified by the Academic Board or their delegate; (d) meet the requirements for registration as a nurse in New Zealand as set down by the Nursing Council of New Zealand in terms of good character and fitness to be a nurse; (e) have achieved an IELTS of 7 with no band less than 7 within the preceding three months, if English is not the applicant s first language and the language of instruction in previous schooling is not English; and (f) be selected into the programme on the basis of a selection process which includes a written application, and may include an interview and practical exercises as determined by the Academic Board or their delegate.

Detailed requirements

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2 Years

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$10,336 $20,672
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$13,700 $27,400
Total $24,036 $48,072

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Student Success


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

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Contact details

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Free phone: 0800 627 739
Phone: (06) 356 9099
Fax: (06) 350 2263

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