University of Canberra
If you’re passionate about helping others and considering a future in nursing, then UC’s Bachelor of Nursing course offers an outstanding industry and globally respected platform from which to launch your nursing career.
This immersive and fully interactive course incorporates the latest national and international interactive teaching and online practice methods while using innovative technological and medical equipment to simulate real-life scenarios. As part of this course, you’ll also undertake multiple clinical placement opportunities and gain valuable insight and experience across a broad range of healthcare service providers.
Successful completion of this course will enable you to become a registered nurse in Australia, and upon graduation, you’ll have the necessary skills, experience and qualifications to be recognised as a nursing professional all over the world. This three-year full-time course can also be studied part-time and is fully accredited by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) through the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
Individual, family and community health and wellbeing across the lifespan.
Registered nurse, paediatric nurse, oncology nurse, operating room nurse, nursing in healthcare settings (acute, long term, community, residential) throughout Australia in both private and public facilities. Non-clinical roles may include health promotion, health policy and administration, management, research, private enterprise.
Fully accredited by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (through the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency). Graduates are eligible to apply for registration as a registered nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.
Minimum 840 hours of workplace experience enabling development of practical skills that are directly related to concepts learnt throughout your degree.
The Australian Government subsidises the tuition fee for this course. The remaining balance is paid by the student. Current UC fee information.
Recommended studies: ACT: Biology (Major), Chemistry (Major), English (Major), Mathematical Methods/Specialist Mathematics (Major). NSW: Biology, Chemistry, English Advanced, Mathematics Advanced.
Refer to the UC general admission criteria.
View all details of this course on the University of Canberra website.
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