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Advanced Specialty Practice Specialisation

Postgraduate specialisation

Build your specialty practice expertise through deeper knowledge of the physical, psychosocial and environmental aspects involved in patient care and clinical decision-making.

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  • Qualification
    Advanced Specialty Practice Specialisation (M AdvPrc)
  • Credit
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Why study Advanced Specialty Practice Specialisation at Curtin?

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Access to leadership programs, specialist facilities and industry placements give you a competitive edge in the job market.

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You’ll have access to a range of international study opportunities.



The Advanced Specialty Practice specialisation is available to study as part of the Master of Advanced Practice.

Key components include: 

  • analysing and evaluating advanced concepts of specialty nursing practice and integrating expert knowledge to achieve specialist knowledge 
  • advanced knowledge of safety and quality in healthcare systems, clinical governance, and the processes of achieving continuous improvement in health systems 
  • complex clinical decision-making, evidence-informed specialty practice, patient advocacy and holistic specialty practice.

In addition, this specialisation explores the application of new and emerging technologies that are relevant to specialty practice. 

The Advanced Specialty Practice specialisation is offered as an online course studied on a part-time basis only. We recommend that you study one or two units per semester. The specialisation is offered in semesters 1 and 2 at both Curtin Perth Bentley and Curtin Singapore.

Note: This specialisation is not available to international students studying in Australia on a student visa.

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Credit for recognised learning (CRL)

Use your experience to get credit towards your degree

Finish your course sooner with credit for your previous study or work experience.

Fees and charges

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