Faculty of Health Sciences

MASTER OF NURSING

There are two options in this degree:

Clinical Masters 2-3 years part time or 2 years full time.

Research Masters 2 – 3 years part time or 2 years full time

Credits Required for Entrance

The Entry requirements into this programme are divided into two:

Candidates must have an Honours degree to enter the Research Masters.

Candidates must have a four (4) years bachelor’s degree leading to registration as general nurse, community health nurse, psychiatric nurse and midwife in order to enter into the Clinical Masters.

Registration with the South African Nursing Council in the area to be studied / researched and a degree in which this specialisation is done as a major.  A total of 480 credits are required for entry.

International Students  Must produce a study permit,  Must produce proof of assessment of qualifications by the HSRC.

Summary of Courses

QUALIFICATION / COURSES

CODES

CREDITS

Master in Nursing (M Cur) Clinical

    Option 1 Core

   

Pharmacology

PRN 50M0

16

Clinical Nurse Specialist Role

CNS 50M0

16

Research Methodology

NMR 50M0

32

Mini Dissertation

Electives

RPH 50M0

60

Advanced Midwifery

AMN 50M0

48

Practical Midwifery

MNS 50M0

16

Advanced Community Health Nursing

CAN 50M0

48

Community Health Nursing Practical

CNP 50M0

16

Advanced Medical/Surgical Nursing

AGN 50M0

48

Medical Surgical Practical

MSP 50M0

16

Advanced Psychiatric Nursing

APN 50M0

48

Psychiatric Nursing Practical

 

Master in Nursing (M Cur)      Option 2

PNP 50M0

16

Dissertation

MAT 50M0

180