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Master of Nursing

The Master of Nursing is designed to position you at the forefront of innovation and best practice in the nursing profession.

The program is for registered nurses who want to advance their academic qualifications and contribute to the transformation of clinical practice in the UAE, and will provide you with the specialised practical and leadership skills to take your nursing career to the next level.

24 months

Winter - January | Spring - April | Summer - July | Autumn - September

Tuition Fees
AED 89,670
USD 24,433
(VAT 5% inclusive)


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As a nursing professional you’ve already committed to changing people’s lives for the better. The Master of Nursing at UOWD will help you to:

  • Make a difference at a societal level, by taking on a strategic role in the advancement of the UAE healthcare sector.
  • Enhance your investigative, critical analysis and problem-solving skills in the context of both academic principles and professional practices.
  • Exercise initiative judgement, and advanced communication within a professional, ethical and holistic approach.
  • Develop specialised skills in the application of competent, caring and professional nursing practice in the workplace.
  • Set your learning in a wider professional context by furthering your knowledge and appreciation of local, national and global healthcare perspectives.
  • Plan and deliver a substantial, empirical, research-based project to develop a unique knowledge base that will help you to specialise in a particular field of nursing.

Discipline Leader

Dr Suzanne Robertson-Malt

Dr Suzanne Robertson-Malt
Associate Professor
PhD (Faculty of Medicine), University of Adelaide, Australia; BHSc (Class 1 Honours) and Faculty Medal, New England University; Leadership in Healthcare Education, Harvard Macy Institute, Harvard University; Graduate Certificate in Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Nursing, NSW College of Nursing; Graduate Certificate in Cardiac Nursing, Prince Charles Hospital, Brisbane, QLD.

Dr Robertson-Malt is an advocate of the ‘flipped classroom/learning’ pedagogy proposed by Flipped Learning Network (FLN) that is defined by four principles: Flexible Environment, Learning Culture, Intentional Content...

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Career Opportunities

The program will build on your commitment to improving clinical practice by introducing you to recent developments in healthcare and building your knowledge of research principles and methods in nursing practice. With these skills, you will be well placed to take on strategic leadership roles in the UAE’s growing healthcare sector.

To help position you at the forefront of innovation and best practice in nursing, the program also allows you to plan and deliver a substantial, empirical, research-based project. Through this, you will develop a unique knowledge base that will help you to specialise in a particular field of nursing.

Qualification and Accreditation

On successful completion of the program you will be awarded the UOWD Master of Nursing qualification. The program is accredited by the UAE Ministry of Education, through the Commission of Academic Accreditation.

All our degrees are quality assured by UOW Australia, which is registered with the Australian Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA), the national regulator of higher education in Australia. Upon graduation, you can choose either a degree from UOWD or a degree from UOW Australia.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the Master of Nursing, graduates will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge about recent development in health and an appreciation of concepts and perspectives associated with nursing practice.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of research principles and methods pertinent to health in particular nursing practice.
  • Demonstrate advance skills in investigating, analysing and synthesizing information, problems, concepts and theories.
  • Demonstrate advance skills in designing, applying, generating and evaluating theories, methodologies and concepts for professional practice of scholarship.
  • Demonstrate advance skills in critical thinking and reflection.
  • Demonstrate advance skills in justifying, interpreting and communicating propositions, methodologies, conclusions and professional decisions.
  • Promote and implement the application of advanced communication, problem solving and critical reasoning in professional nursing practice.
  • Articulate the application of knowledge and skills in planning and executing a substantial empirical based research-based initiative.
  • Demonstrate initiative and judgement using a professional, ethical and holistic approach advocating for excellence in nursing.
  • Demonstrate Knowledge of the contexts of nursing and an appreciation of the local, national and global health care perspectives.
  • Demonstrate advanced skills in the application of competent, caring and professional nursing practice in the workplace.

Program Structure

You will study a total of nine subjects that combine to provide a comprehensive blend of practical, strategic and research skills to enable you to lead positive change at both the clinical and industry level. Among these nine courses are eight taught subjects and one independent research project that gives you the opportunity to explore an academically-oriented area of your own interest.

Subject Code Subject Name
SNPG950 Reflection for Practice
SNPG923 Legal and Professional Issues
SNPG903 Development in Nursing Care
SNPG915 Essential Skills for Health Researchers
SNPG927 Promoting Clinical Excellence
SNPG902 Effective Management in Health
SNPG925 Effective Leadership in Health
SNPG959 Tools for Practice Development
SNPG905 Minor Project

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