• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
Prepare to practise in a variety of clinical settings and roles as a registered nurse who is reflective about their practice, has well-developed clinical reasoning skills and a commitment to lifelong learning with this Nursing (Pre-Registration) degree at Flinders University .


Why study Nursing (Pre-Registration) degree at Flinders University:

  • Cover the fundamental requirements to be eligible to apply for registration as a practising nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia
  • Option to undertake your studies at a rural campus in the Riverland or a metropolitan campus at Bedford Park
  • Gain an innovative practice-based education from award-winning teachers in state-of-the-art facilities
  • Flinders has been a leading provider of nursing education and research for 40 years and is internationally recognised

Your career

A range of programs with limited places may be available in public and private hospitals to assist graduate registered nurses in their first year of practice, with clinical rotations, preceptorship, and educational support throughout their progression.

Potential occupations include registered nursing positions in a range of setting such as:

  • medical/surgical
  • emergency
  • mental health
  • aged care
  • community health and general practice
Potential employers include:
  • community health
  • aged care
  • intensive care
  • emergency departments
  • mental health
  • paediatrics and cardiac care


This degree is accredited by the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Part-time variant
    • Duration description

      Part-time only for domestic students.

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to the Nursing Profession and Independent Learning  
  • Contexts of Nursing and Primary Health Care
  • Psychosocial Perspectives of Health Care
  • Physical Dimensions of Being Human 
  • Applied Science in Professional Practice 
  • Ethics and Law for Professional Practice 
  • Dimensions of Physical and Mental Health 
  • Indigenous Health and Cultural Safety 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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General Requirements

To gain direct general admission to an undergraduate course at Flinders, you must have successfully completed a recognised secondary education qualification overseas or in Australia, and satisfy our English language proficiency requirements.

CRICOS: 005195K

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    32000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 32000 AUD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    6889 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6889 AUD per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Adelaide

  • 1328 - 2480 AUD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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