• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
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Overview

Your education and training at this Bachelor of Nursing at CQUniversity Australia will incorporate a combination of online interactive learning, face-to-face teaching and clinical placements to ensure you graduate highly employable, confident and work ready.

You will develop a broad range of skills and learn from a team of dedicated and experienced educators.

You will also be able to benefit from our clinical placement strategy, which is highly successful and offers placement opportunities across Australia and overseas.

Our close links with industry means the course is constantly updated so you are well prepared to enter the workforce. In addition, you can also choose to study on-campus or benefit from the flexibility of studying by distance education. Studying by distance education gives you the opportunity to balance study with your work and life commitments.

Career Opportunities

Upon completion of the Bachelor of Nursing and acquiring registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia you will be equipped to work as a Registered Nurse within Australia. As a Nurse you can choose from a number of roles in the healthcare profession including positions in:

  • public and private hospitals
  • general health services
  • mental health
  • community health
  • residential care
  • indigenous health
  • remote and rural health

Accreditation

This course has professional accreditation with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.

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
    • Average part-time duration 72 months
  • Credits
    144 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Nursing
  • Fundamentals of Clinical Nursing Practice
  • Lifespan Approach to Health and Wellness for Nursing
  • Evidence Informed Nursing Practice
  • Introductory Anatomy and Physiology
  • Clinical Nursing Practice

English Language Requirements

  • 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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  • Minimum required score:

    94

    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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  • Minimum required score:

    65

    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.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 4

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 4 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

CRICOS: 020827B

Applicants are required to provide evidence of completion within the last 5 years of:

  • a secondary qualification (Year 11 and 12, or equivalent), or
  • bachelor level qualification study for a period of at least 2 years fulltime with a minimum overall GPA 4.0

Tuition Fee

  • International

    30510 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30510 AUD per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs

  • Townsville, Australia

    1500 - 2800 AUD/month
    Living Costs
  • Rockhampton, Australia

    1200 - 2000 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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