• Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
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Overview

As a result of COVID-19, this course is currently being offered via remote (online) study. Please enquire with UOW regarding delivery modes for future sessions.

The Bachelor of Nursing (Honours) offered by the University of Wollongong is designed for exceptional nursing students looking to extend their knowledge and skills by researching a topic of interest. The degree will provide you with the skills to engage in a research topic that is of interest to you. 

A major component of the course is to guide you through the research process, including formulating testable questions from the research literature; devising appropriate methods to test these questions; obtaining ethics committee approval; data collection and analysis; oral presentation of results; and report writing. You will develop and conduct a research project resulting in a thesis presentation.

Why choose this course

  • Working in health requires real-world practical skills and contemporary knowledge. At UOW we're committed to 'enquiry-based learning' that teaches you to constantly seek out knowledge, analyse it and apply it in your chosen profession. We integrate technology into all our learning and teaching to ensure that you graduate equipped to excel in a constantly changing and technologically advanced world.
  • Our courses are taught by professionals who are world-leading researchers and experienced clinicians, so the skills and knowledge you acquire can be applied to real-world challenges today and in the future. Our professional nursing degrees are accredited by industry, so the qualifications you earn will be recognised and highly sought after when you graduate.

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
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    48 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Course Learning Outcomes
  • Demonstrate advanced knowledge related to nursing practice.
  • Apply knowledge of nursing to clinical practice.
  • Demonstrate skills in reviewing, analysing and synthesising evidence to identify and solve problems.
  • Critical reasoning and reflection to develop and promote empirical understanding.
  • Communicating knowledge and ideas about theoretical concepts related to nursing.
  • Demonstrate initiative and judgement using a professional, ethical and holistic approach advocating for excellence in nursing.
  • Demonstrate the application of knowledge and skills in planning and executing a research-based initiative.

English Language Requirements

  • 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 ®.

    Schedule TOEFL®
  • 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.

General Requirements

  • A Bachelor of Nursing degree from a recognised tertiary institution with a Distinction average in 300-level Nursing subjects. 
  • Students considering an Honours degree are encouraged to talk to the Program Coordinator well in advance to seek approval for enrolment, discuss their program, and negotiate a thesis topic and supervisors.
  • CRICOS: 012095M

Tuition Fee

  • International

    30432 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30432 AUD for the full programme 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.
  • All domestic undergraduate students holding Australian or New Zealand citizenship or holders of an Australian permanent visa (including Humanitarian) living in Australia are eligible for a CSP.

Living costs

  • Sydney, Australia

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

    1600 - 2200 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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