• Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
A Health (Nursing Pathway) from James Cook University is a great pathway if you don’t have the academic entry requirements for your preferred Bachelor degree. It gives you a ‘taste’ of university study and a kick-start to your career.

About

The Health (Nursing Pathway) from James Cook University is a respected qualification in its own right. This Diploma students enjoy all the benefits and support provided to full degree students.

You will need to supply the following with your application

  • Previous and current certificates and academic transcripts
  • Grading Scale used at the institution/s you have undertaken your studies
  • English proficiency test results (if required and available at time of application)
  • Passport to confirm your name and citizenship (if available at time of application)

Course learning outcomes

Upon successful completion of the Diploma of Higher Education, students will be able to:

  • Integrate and apply theoretical and technical knowledge and concepts, with depth in some areas, in a discipline or broad field of learning
  • Identify, analyse, synthesise and evaluate information, claims and evidence from a range of sources
  • Communicate ideas, arguments and perspectives in a clear and logical way through English language proficiency and a range of media and technologies
  • Analyse, plan, design and evaluate solutions to problems by applying creativity, initiative and judgment and, where appropriate, numeracy skills
  • Demonstrate autonomy and responsibility in learning independently and managing personal development and future pathways
  • Apply knowledge of diversity and interpersonal and/or intercultural skills to work effectively in teams to complete a range of activities within broad parameters.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

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

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
    • Duration description
      Part-time option is available for domestic students only
  • Credits
    24 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Anatomy: Principles & Systems
  • Physiological Systems & Processes 
  • Chemistry for the Natural Sciences
  • Lifespan Development
  • Communication Skills for Health Professionals
  • Introduction to Pharmacy Practice
  • Exploring Psychology 
  • Sport & Exercise for Nutrition.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    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:

    86

    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

CRICOS code: 082840C

  • Business Major – English (Maths B desirable)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    28000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28000 AUD per year and a duration of 12 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

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