• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
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Overview

Across the Bachelor of Nursing from Australian Catholic University theory will be consistently embedded in clinical practice through the inclusion of one Integrating Practice unit every semester. 

Clinical placement areas include aged care, community nursing, high dependency nursing, medical/surgical nursing, mental health, paediatrics, palliative care, and perioperative nursing. 

You may also take up the opportunity to engage with communities overseas and gain unique educational and cultural experiences working in care facilities in developing countries.

Career

As a registered nurse graduates can pursue a career in a range of settings including medical/surgical nursing, paediatric nursing, aged care nursing, community care nursing, mental health nursing, and clinical education.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

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

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    Part-time
  • Credits
    240 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Indigenous health and culture
  • Evidence for practice
  • Transition into nursing
  • Integrating practice: assessment in health
  • Human biological Science 
  • Self and community: exploring the anatomy of modern society
  • The Person, health and wellbeing

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    100

    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.

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    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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General Requirements

CRICOS: 001293G

For Victorian Students Only:

  • The Bachelor of Nursing - First Year Entry is aimed at school leavers and other students with no previous nursing qualifications.
  • The Bachelor of Nursing - Later Year Entry is aimed at applicants with previous nursing qualifications.
Applicants require an academic IELTS minimum overall score of 7.0 (with a minimum score of 6.5 in all bands), or an equivalent acceptable test score as outlined in the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy (Schedule 3).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    29080 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29080 AUD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    7035 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7035 AUD per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs

  • Melbourne, Australia

    1501 - 2660 AUD/month
    Living Costs
  • Sydney, Australia

    1882 - 3550 AUD/month
    Living Costs
  • Canberra, Australia

    1425 - 2510 AUD/month
    Living Costs
  • Brisbane, Australia

    1402 - 2530 AUD/month
    Living Costs
  • Ballarat, Australia

    1260 - 2250 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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