MN Overview



The 2-year Master of Nursing programme provides essential advanced nursing knowledge and skills through encounter with experts from health science, clinical physicians and pharmacists, public health and social science. Upon successful completion of the program, graduates are eligible to apply for provisional license as an Advanced Practice Nurse (APN) intern with the Singapore Nursing Board (SNB).

Aims of the Programme

The MN programme aims to prepare graduates:

  • to be competent and safe Advanced Practice Nurse (APN) who exercise informed clinical judgment in delivery of evidence-based care that will improve patient outcomes;
  • to function as clinical consultant, role model, and clinical leaders to lead innovation which will impact on the profession and the health care industry;
  • to pursue life-long learning and be response for their competencies with up-to-date clinical practice.

MN Programme Mission

The Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies (ALCNS) of the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine at the National University of Singapore was established as a centre of academic excellence responsible for and committed to producing competent, safe and reflective graduates, at bachelor, master and doctoral levels.

ALCNS Mission


To achieve excellence in practice, teaching, research and service grounded in independent scholarship and collaborative interdisciplinary partnerships to promote transformative education and research within the University and among health care colleagues throughout the Singapore health care system, regionally and internationally.

MN Programme Mission


To train competent, confident, compassion healthcare nursing leaders to contribute to healthcare needs constantly.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of the MN programme, graduates should be capable of demonstrating the following SNB Advanced Practice Nurses competency stated on Singapore Nursing Board website.