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Nursing Studies, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
University rank #651 (QS) Joondalup, Australia| Online
Bachelor of Science  Nursing Studies offered at Edith Cowan University provides Registered Nurses with an opportunity to obtain an Australian degree if they hold a Diploma level qualification in their country of origin.
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Bachelor of Science  Nursing Studies offered at Edith Cowan University  is not professionally-accredited and therefore does not lead to registration with the Nurses and Midwives Board of Australia.

Course Learning Outcomes

  • Access, evaluate and synthesise relevant information from multiple sources using digital technologies to inform nursing practice.
  • Anticipate and identify potential challenges and develop appropriate nursing strategies and solutions.
  • Apply broad health knowledge to a range of theoretical and practical nursing situations.
  • Critically analyse, interpret and conceptualise complex nursing practice.
  • Demonstrate a global outlook with respect for cultural diversity, including Indigenous cultural competence.
  • Demonstrate autonomy, accountability and judgement for own learning and professional nursing practice in accordance with the NMBA standards for practice.
  • Demonstrate the Registered Nurse Standards for Practice required by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia for registration.
  • Independently communicate nursing knowledge, concepts and values clearly and coherently.
  • Work collaboratively within the nursing team and with other health care professionals to ethically and effectively respond to diverse health care challenges.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

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

    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Evidence Based Practice in Nursing and Midwifery 
  • Legal and Ethical Requirements in Nursing and Midwifery Practice 
  • Healthy Ageing and Chronic Conditions 
  • Community Health Care in Nursing and Midwifery Practice 
  • Nursing Children and Young People 
  • Contemporary Issues in Nursing 
  • Nursing Leadership, Governance and Culture 
  • Research and Teaching in Clinical 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.

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

  • Minimum required score:


    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

General Requirements

CRICOS code: 083404D

  • All applicants are required to be Registered Nurses in their country of origin.
  • Applications for this course are not accepted through ECU's Experience Based Entry Scheme

Tuition Fee

  • International

    33850 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 33850 AUD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    6700 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6700 AUD per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Joondalup

  • 1400 - 2500 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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