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Bachelor of Science (Nursing Studies)

Course code Y61

Provides Registered Nurses with an opportunity to obtain an Australian degree if they hold a Diploma level qualification in their country of origin.

The course is not professionally-accredited and therefore does not lead to registration with the Nurses and Midwives Board of Australia.

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Entry requirements

70 Indicative ATAR

ECU admission and English language requirements apply.

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Course code

Y61

Fees

Commonwealth supported - estimated 1st year indicative fee AUD $6,600

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Duration

3 years full-time or part-time equivalent

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Availability & Campus

JO ML BU OL
Full-time
Part-time
JO - Joondalup BU - South West ML - Mount Lawley OL - Online

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Entry requirements

ECU admission and English language requirements apply.

See Course Entry for further information.

Course code

Y61

CRICOS code

083404D

Fees

International onshore - estimated 1st year indicative fee AUD $32,900

See Fees and Scholarships for further information

Duration

3 years full-time or part-time equivalent

See Course Details for further information.

Availability & Campus

JO ML BU OL
Full-time
Part-time
JO - Joondalup BU - South West ML - Mount Lawley OL - Online

See Course Details for further information.

Course Entry

Admission requirements you'll need to meet for this course.

Applications for this course are not accepted through ECU's Experience Based Entry Scheme.

Course Details

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Semester availability

Semester 1: Study full-time at Joondalup, South West or Online

Semester 1: Study part-time at Joondalup, South West or Online

Semester 2: Study full-time at Joondalup, South West or Online

Semester 2: Study part-time at Joondalup, South West or Online

Semester availability

Semester 1: Study full-time at Joondalup, South West or Online

Semester 1: Study part-time Online

Semester 2: Study full-time at Joondalup, South West or Online

Semester 2: Study part-time Online

Course Structure

Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
NUM1204Evidence Based Practice in Nursing and Midwifery15
NUM1205Legal and Ethical Requirements in Nursing and Midwifery Practice15
NUR2402Healthy Ageing and Chronic Conditions15
NUM3511Community Health Care in Nursing and Midwifery Practice 15
NUR3503Nursing Children and Young People15
NUR3606Contemporary Issues in Nursing15
NUR3605Nursing Leadership, Governance and Culture15
NUM3612Research and Teaching in Clinical Practice15

Note: The remaining 16 units will be credited as Advanced Standing

Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
NUR1101Nursing in the Australian Healthcare System15
NUM1102Communication Skills for Nurses and Midwives15
SCN1111Health Science 115
NPU1101Nursing Practice 115
NUM1203Health Assessment15
NPU1202Nursing Practice 215
NUM2307Mental Health and Wellbeing in Clinical Practice 115
NUM2306Adult Health Care 115
NPU2303Nursing Practice 315
NUM2308Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples' Health and Wellness15
NUM2409Adult Health Care 215
NPU2404Nursing Practice 415
NUM2410Mental Health and Wellbeing in Clinical Practice 215
NPU3505Nursing Practice 515
NUR3504Transitioning to the Role of Registered Nurse15
NPU3606Nursing Practice 615

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For more detailed unit information for this course take a look at our Handbook. To organise your life for next semester visit the Semester timetable.

Student handbook

Course notes

Important course notes

Course Learning Outcomes

  1. Access, evaluate and synthesise relevant information from multiple sources using digital technologies to inform nursing practice.
  2. Anticipate and identify potential challenges and develop appropriate nursing strategies and solutions.
  3. Apply broad health knowledge to a range of theoretical and practical nursing situations.
  4. Critically analyse, interpret and conceptualise complex nursing practice.
  5. Demonstrate a global outlook with respect for cultural diversity, including Indigenous cultural competence.
  6. Demonstrate autonomy, accountability and judgement for own learning and professional nursing practice in accordance with the NMBA standards for practice.
  7. Demonstrate the Registered Nurse Standards for Practice required by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia for registration.
  8. Independently communicate nursing knowledge, concepts and values clearly and coherently.
  9. Work collaboratively within the nursing team and with other health care professionals to ethically and effectively respond to diverse health care challenges.

Fees and Scholarships

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AUD $6,600 *

* Commonwealth supported - estimated 1st year indicative fee

The 'Estimated 1st year indicative fee' is provided as a guide only, based on a typical enrolment of students undertaking the first year of this course. At ECU, you pay for the individual units you enrol in, not an overall course fee, so the total cost of your course will vary, depending on what units you choose. An indicative fee will be provided with your course offer, however you can use our Course Fee Calculator to estimate the amount you’ll need to pay. ECU fees are adjusted annually.

AUD $32,900 *

* International onshore - estimated 1st year indicative fee

The 'Estimated 1st year indicative fee' is provided as a guide only, based on a typical enrolment of students undertaking the first year of this course. At ECU, you pay for the individual units you enrol in, not an overall course fee, so the total cost of your course will vary, depending on what units you choose. An indicative fee will be provided with your course offer, however you can use our Course Fee Calculator to estimate the amount you’ll need to pay. ECU fees are adjusted annually.

Scholarships

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Career Opportunities

Possible future job titles

Nurse

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