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Bachelor of Nursing

University of New England

CRICOS provider number: 00003G TEQSA provider ID: PRV12054

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The University of New England is at the forefront of online education and offers all courses in online format. For further information check the most up-to-date University of New England COVID-19 arrangements.

This course must be included in your UAC course preferences by 15 December 2023.

With a blended delivery that allows you to study online or on campus, UNE is at the forefront of nursing education in Australia. Our Bachelor of Nursing is a professional entry degree, leading to eligibility for Registered Nurse status. Study a Bachelor of Nursing with UNE and ensure you are ready to practice in a range of clinical settings, equipped with the key knowledge and skills required to thrive in the evolving profession of nursing.
This course has high demand and quotas apply. UNE will ensure that you are ready to practise in a range of clinical settings, equipped with the key knowledge and skills required to thrive in the nursing profession.

Our course offers flexibility and mobility in the rapidly changing world of health care, a multidisciplinary professional sector that offers diverse career pathways and dynamic specialities. UNE’s Bachelor of Nursing provides core nursing knowledge and skills through practical experience and innovative teaching.

Develop your understanding and skills in all aspects of nursing practice, including communication, bioethics, biological science, health promotion, health education and nursing leadership, with UNE.

Important information about offers

Final offers: Final offers for 2023 study will be made to this course in December Round 2 on 22 December 2022.

Schools Recommendation Scheme applicants: 2023 SRS offers to this course will only be made in November and December offer rounds.

Limited places: An offer does not secure your place in the course. This course has a quota (limit) on the number of students who can commence study each year. Once you have an offer, you still need to enrol to secure your place. The quota is filled by students enrolling into the course and unit/s when enrolment opens in early 2023.

Areas of study

Human behaviour, human bioscience, nursing.

Career opportunities

Employment as a registered nurse in a range of health-related areas and environments, public and private healthcare sectors, nurse education and research, health and welfare service management, healthcare promotion and public health.

Professional recognition

UNE’s Bachelor of Nursing is externally accredited by the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council (ANMAC) on behalf of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA). Upon completing the course, you can apply for registration with the NMBA to become a Registered Nurse. Nursing registration is regulated by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA), which works in partnership with the NMBA to ensure Registered Nurses are suitably trained, qualified and safe to practice.   

Practical experience

You must complete 800 hours of clinical practice in health facilities in NSW. Clinical practice is in blocks of two to four weeks each trimester of the course. Clinical placements occur in most area health services of NSW. Be aware that there are costs associated with clinical placements such as uniforms, vaccinations, accommodation and travel.

Fees and charges

Refer to UNE current fee information.

Essential requirements for admission

Check the special requirements and policies for this course.


Applicants admitted on the basis of a Year 12 qualification: Any 2 units of English (Band 2), any 2 units of science (Band 2).

Note that these requirements do not apply to applicants admitted on the basis of an SRS unconditional offer.

Admission criteria

Applicants with recent secondary education

Assumed knowledge: Any 2 units of English, any 2 units of science.

Min. selection rank: 72.55

Other applicants

Assumed knowledge: Equivalent of any 2 units of English (Band 2), any 2 units of science (Band 2).

Min. selection rank: 72.55

Also refer to UNE general admission criteria.

Further information

ATAR profile

ATAR-based offers only (semester 1, 2023)

Use all ATAR profile data as a guide only; it provides a broad overview of the ATARs and selection ranks of previous Year 12 students admitted into that course. ATARs and selection ranks required for entry in 2024 may be different. If you are unsure about including a course among your preferences, contact the relevant institution.

  1. This ATAR profile table is in line with Commonwealth Government transparency requirements. It is based on offers to recent school leavers (ie completed Year 12 in the last 2 years) who were selected solely or partly on their ATAR. Note that some institutions further differentiate this information on their websites.
  2. The ATAR values exclude any adjustment factors.
  3. The selection ranks include the ATAR and any adjustment factors.


– = data is not available.
<5 = less than 5 ATAR-based offers were made.
N/A = no offers were made on the basis of ATAR.
NC = new course
NP = Not provided by institution
NR = No reportable profile
NS = No Semester 1 offers
NN = Unavailable (other)
NO = Entry on other criteria

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