La Trobe University

Master of Nursing (Research)


Start dates
Anytime 2018
1-2 years full-time; 1.5-4 years part-time.
Fees and costs

Areas of research in this research program include: midwifery; mental health nursing; palliative care nursing; wound care; cardiac nursing; clinical nursing education; ageing and aged care, and rural health.

The qualification awarded on graduation is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) as Level 9.

Entry requirements


Bachelor's degree with Honours, or equivalent, and demonstrated skills, experience, research or publications considered acceptable for admission. Applicants should contact the Coordinator of Research and Higher Degrees in the School of Nursing and Midwifery to discuss possible candidature.

Career outcomes

RED Team

Effective professional development for graduate researchers and early career researchers.


We pair a highly motivated PhD student with an industry leader with similar interests.

Industry internships

We offer internships to Master by Research and PhD students in various disciplines.

Our researchers

A selection of La Trobe researchers talk about the exciting work that they're doing.

Fees and costs

Course fees



Scholarships are available for both current and future students. Find out what La Trobe scholarship opportunities might be available to you.

How to apply

How to apply for a postgraduate research degree

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