Master of Primary Health Care Nursing




Courses Overview

What will I learn?
Primary Health Care Nursing is tailored specifically for registered nurses working or intending to work in primary healthcare. It will assist you to develop the specialist knowledge and skills required to practise effectively within complex primary healthcare settings. The program focuses on the health needs of individuals, families and communities and providing accessible and equitable healthcare. You will explore the foundational principles and practices of primary healthcare. You will learn about chronic disease prevention and management, including relevant evidence-based decision-making processes and practices, concepts of self-management and coordinated, quality care.
Graduate opportunities
Nurses who work in primary health care are today at the front line in caring for people with increasingly complex health needs. They are pivotal to the health of patients, their families and communities. Primary health care is becoming one of the main health models in Australia and internationally and there will be many career opportunities for nurses with postgraduate qualifications in primary health care. A suitably educated primary health care focused workforce is already in short supply. With the rising incidence and prevalence of chronic diseases and multi-morbidities, confounded by an ageing population, the need for an appropriately prepared primary health care workforce is greater than ever.


Which department am I in? Sydney Nursing School

Entry Requirement From Vietnam

English Language Requirements: IELTS overall score of 6.5 with no band below 6.0; TOEFL Paper based score of 565; TOEFL IBT: 85; PTE Academic score of 61; Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE): 58; Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE): 45; Cambridge English scale: CAE and CPE: 176.

Entry Requirement For International Student

A successful applicant for admission to the Master of Primary Health Care Nursing will hold:
(a) a pre-registration nursing degree from the University of Sydney or equivalent qualification with a credit average; or
(b) a graduate diploma in a nursing discipline from the University of Sydney or equivalent qualification; or
(c) completion of the requirements of the embedded graduate certificate or graduate diploma in this discipline from the University of Sydney, or equivalent qualification.
English language requirements: TOEFL paper-based: A minimum result of 592 overall including a minimum result of 5.0 in Writing TOEFL IBT: including a minimum result of 23 in Reading, Listening and Speaking and 25 in Writing

Path Way Options by Other Partners

Pathways options
Offered by this university
Lincoln University offers below pathways courses for this subject Certificate in University Studies
Study Abroad
Offered by other partners
This university accepts pathways courses from Asia Pacific University of Technology and Innovation (APU)

Full Time (1.5 years)

A$35,500.00 (US$ 27,768) per year

5 March 2018

The University of Sydney Camperdown/Darlington Campus, THE UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY, New South Wales, 2006, SYDNEY, Australia