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Nursing, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
University rank #1315 (BCR) Fremantle, Australia
Bachelor of Nursing at The University of Notre Dame Australia places a strong focus on the nurse-patient relationship and is highly practical. You will undertake 1,120 hours of practical nursing experience during the program – more than any other nursing program in Western Australia. 
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Bachelor of Nursing at The University of Notre Dame Australia  is divided into four broad study streams: Behavioural Science, Health Science, NursingCare: Theory and Practice, and Personal and Professional Development. 

This degree uses problem-solving and an evidence-based approach to teaching - integrating theoretical and practicalcomponents. Subjects covered include anatomy, physiology, microbiology, pharmacology, ethics,health communications, paediatrics and adolescent health.

Students also choose two electives –options include Rural and Remote Health, Global Health, Maternal Care, Advanced Mental Health andAdvanced Wound Care.Our Bachelor of Nursing program places a high value on the nurse-patient relationship and willrequire you to complete intensive clinical practice each year. 

The university accepts only a limited number of students into this nursing program each year to ensure that you will be placed into anappropriate hospital or heath care setting for your practical experience components. 

When yougraduate, you will be eligible to register with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (Nursing) and become a practising Registered Nurse in any area of nursing.


The following careers are open to graduates of this program:

  • Aged care
  • Community nursing
  • Critical care
  • Mental health
  • Medical and surgical nursing
  • Perioperative Nursing

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Anatomy and Physiology 
  • Nursing Care  – Foundations
  • Developmental Psychology – Nursing
  • Health Communications, Research and Informatics 
  • Social and Cultural Diversity
  • Professional Practice 

English Language Requirements

  • 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.

  • 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.

General Requirements

CRICOS code: 032049G

  • Indicative ATAR of 70 with a score of 50+ in ATAR English, ATAR Literature or ATAR English as an Additional Language or Dialect (EALD) OR
  • Minimum International Baccalaureate (IB) score of 24

Tuition Fee

  • International

    35458 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 35458 AUD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    20200 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20200 AUD per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Fremantle

  • 1700 - 2700 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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