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Bachelor of Nursing

Embark on a highly sought-after healthcare career by enrolling in a Bachelor of Nursing program. Gain knowledge from seasoned professionals and engage in practical, hands-on learning enhanced by state-of-the-art technologies. This degree provides the pathway to becoming a registered nurse, opening doors to a wide range of opportunities within the Australian health profession. 

Course Info

Bachelor of Nursing in Australia is a 3-year long course that offers students the pathway towards becoming a registered nurse (Graduates of PCL Nursing/Diploma of Nursing are eligible for credit transfer, leading to a shorter course duration and reduction in tuition fees). 

This program stands out as an ideal option for individuals seeking to embark on a career in nursing as it is the exclusive pathway to becoming a registered Nurse through the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.

Tuition Fees

On average, the three-year program costs between $5,000- $50,000 per year. However, most universities provide scholarships to students ranging from 10%-30%. 

Intakes

Intakes for Bachelor of Nursing usually fall during February and July. However, intake may vary based on the policies of the universities. Similar to the Diploma of Nursing, the program is also in high demand. Contact us to secure a scholarship to study Bachelor of Nursing in Sydney and Bachelor of Nursing in Adelaide.

Course Modules

The course modules vary depending on the university, but in general, students are taught a variety of important subjects such as chemistry, anatomy, biology, health assessment methods, research principles, and so on.

What skills will I gain?

  • Effective listening and communication skills
  • Counseling
  • Caring for patients from different backgrounds
  • Safely and effectively administering medications and treatments
  • Monitoring the health status of patients and promptly implementing suitable interventions
  • Collaborating as a valuable member of a healthcare team

Entry requirements

Entry requirements for the Bachelor of Nursing differ among institutions. However, the majority of programs typically mandate that applicants have finished high school or hold an equivalent qualification. Some programs may also necessitate the completion of specific prerequisite courses, such as biology, chemistry, or mathematics.

Academic Qualifications: Successful completion of Year 12 or equivalent.

English Language Proficiency: International students must furnish proof of their English language proficiency by taking recognized language tests like IELTS or TOEFL.

Background Check and Immunizations: Due to the nature of healthcare work, applicants are frequently required to undergo a background check and provide evidence of up-to-date immunizations to ensure the safety of both patients and staff.

Job opportunities

Upon the completion of the course, graduates of Bachelor of Nursing in Australia can work as a Registered Nurse in a variety of settings such as:

  • Medical Nurse (hospital)
  • Emergency Care Nurse
  • Critical Care Nurse
  • Aged Care Nurse
  • Pediatric Nurse
  • Mid-Wife

Bachelor of Nursing - Graduate Entry

Bachelor of Nursing (Graduate Entry) is a unique two-year program for applicants who already hold a bachelor’s degree in another field. Applicants with a bachelor’s degree are given credit for one year of study, allowing them to complete the bachelor of nursing in two years instead of the standard three.

Credit Transfer:

Universities have their own set of eligibility criteria to award credits to applicants. Contact us to see if you are eligible for the one-year credit transfer.

Entry Requirements:

Similar to credit transfer, entry requirements vary based on the applicant’s background and the institution’s location. To learn more about the course’s entry requirements, get in touch with us. 

Tuition Fees:

On average, the two-year program costs between  $25,000-$50,000 per year. 

Course Modules:

The course modules are similar to those for a Bachelor of Nursing, aside from the 1-year credit transfer.

What skills will I gain?

  • Effective listening and communication skills
  • Education Counseling
  • Caring for patients from different backgrounds
  • Safely and effectively administering medications and treatments
  • Monitoring the health status of patients and promptly implementing suitable interventions
  • Collaborating as a valuable member of a healthcare team

Job opportunities:

Upon the completion of the course, graduates of Bachelor of Nursing in Australia can work as a Registered Nurse in a variety of settings such as:

  • Medical Nurse (hospital)
  • Emergency Care Nurse
  • Critical Care Nurse
  • Aged Care Nurse
  • Pediatric Nurse
  • Mid-Wife

Eligibility Requirements

  • IELTS 7.0 Band Or Equivalent
  • Completion Of Year 12 Or Equivalent
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