Bachelor of Nursing

imgThe aims of this course are to prepare students who are eligible for registration as professional nurses with the Australian Health Practitioner Registration Agency, and who are equipped with the knowledge and skills for the practice of nursing at the bachelor level. They will be educated to assume the role of a beginning professional practitioner in a variety of health care settings and to provide evidence-based, creative, sensitive and responsible nursing care to the clients with whom they work. The course also aims to produce graduates who appreciate the value of life-long learning and who have a firm foundation for further study at the postgraduate level.

Course Details



University of New England(UNE)





1 or 2 or 2.5 or 3 Years Full-time

Intakes & Next Intake:

Trimester 1 & 3

  • Course Fee
  • 28000AUD/annum
  • CRICOS Code
  • 008620G; 071722M
  • Course Commences On
  • February
  • English Language Requirement
  • 6.5/6 Or TOEFL ibt 91
  • Entry Requirement
  • for international students hold a minimum 2 year FTE post-secondary equivalent to AQF Level 5 Diploma in Nursing and be registered, licensed or recognized in their own country as registered or a professional nurse in the last ten years successfully complete an application under an Approved Admission Scheme and Pathway. Assumed knowledge is any two units of English, any two units of science.
  • Leads to a Registration
  • As an RN with NMBA. Candidate must meet English Language requirements of AHPRA
  • Campuses
  • Armidale
  • Job Outcomes
    • Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

    • provide safe, thoughtful, creative, responsive and evidence-based nursing care at a beginning practitioner level;
    • analyse and evaluate assessment findings to apply the appropriate knowledge and skills to the provision of nursing care to people in a variety of healthcare settings;
    • demonstrate an appreciation and respect of the rights of individual people to make choices regarding their own health and the care they receive;
    • demonstrate support, facilitative skills and advocacy for vulnerable people who are unable to make or implement choices for themselves by virtue of their condition;
    • exhibit an understanding of nurses’ roles in the provision of primary health care and generate and implement education strategies for health and health promotion;
    • demonstrate the ability to apply nursing knowledge and skills to act as a change agent within the healthcare system; and
    • maintain and extend their nursing knowledge and skills by a process of experiential learning, reading and research.

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