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Indicative tuition fees provided are estimates based on information available to Edith Cowan University at the time of their calculation and are presented as a guide for comparative purposes only. The fees which are ultimately applicable are subject to change. ECU makes no representations or warranties in relation to the reliability of these estimates or the methodologies used for their calculations.

I acknowledge that I understand that these tuition fees are indicative only and are subject to change.

First year indicative tuition fees for 2014 undergraduate courses (international students)

International: AUD $23,550.00

You are an International Full Fee Paying student if you do not hold Australian or New Zealand citizenship, Australian permanent resident status or a Permanent Humanitarian Visa.

You may have a choice in the units you enrol in and this may change the cost. Tuition fees also change each year and you will be charged the unit price for the current year in which you are enrolled in the unit.

We recommend you visit our Fees Calculator for a more comprehensive view of the cost of courses and units. Before you proceed ensure you know your course or unit code and title.

For enquiries regarding payment of your fees in your first Semester, contact student.fees@ecu.edu.au or download the International mini guide.

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Bachelor of Science (Nursing)

Provides a broad knowledge and skills base that will enable the graduate to act independently as well as interdependently within the healthcare context.

The graduate will practice as a registered nurse with professional competence, who is responsible, accountable, empathetic and willing to participate in professional activities.

The course comprises three broad streams of study: Nursing Concepts and Skills, Applied Health Science and Nursing Practice.

The program relies on the goodwill of health agencies for the provision of clinical practicum.

This course is Commonwealth Government Supported for eligible students.

Students are required to complete practicum placement(s) as part of this course.

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Non-Standard Timetable Information (e.g. early start, weekend courses, etc)

Students will undertake clinical practicum during the hours laid down by their host clinical agency and these may occur at times outside the identified semester weeks. Additionally, pre-identified clinical practicum periods may change with minimal notice to students due to circumstances outside the control of the School.

The School of Nursing & Midwifery follows an academic calendar that is slightly different to ECU’s standard academic calendar. For more information about semester start dates, study weeks, exam periods and breaks, please refer to ECU’s Important Dates page.

Additional Course Information

Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) Reporting Obligation
To fulfil the University's reporting obligation to the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA), names of students undertaking this course will be provided to AHPRA and the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia for the purposes of student registration.

Clinical Practice Duty of Care
To be able to undertake clinical practice and fulfil their duty of care, students are required to complete risk management protocols on commencement of the course and carry out amendments in subsequent semesters as appropriate.

Risk management protocols include, but are not restricted to:
- Certificate of National Police Clearance
- Current WA Department of Health Criminal Record Screening Clearance Card
- Current Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR): initial certification required plus annual renewal of certification courses available via ECU provider
- Current Manual Handling Certification: initial certification required plus annual renewal of certification courses available via ECU provider
- Evidence of immunisation status as per the Department of Health schedule
- Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) clearance if worked in, or been admitted to, a health facility outside of Western Australia in the 12 months prior to enrolment
- Working with Children Check

Related careers

Nurse, Paediatric Nurse, Critical Care Nurse, Mental Health Nurse, Regional Nurse, Aged Care Nurse, Rural Nurse, Remote Nurse

Related studies

Nursing / Midwifery double degree also available in this discipline.


This course is available for on-campus study by students with an International student visa.

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