Nursing

Bachelor of Nursing (BNurs) in Nursing

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Learn the professional aspects of nursing plus the psychosocial and biological sciences, whilst gaining valuable experience in state-of-the-art clinical teaching wards and modern simulation suites.

Key details for

  • ATAR

    • 70
  • Course Code

    • B1335
  • Study Mode

    • Part or full-time
      (Student visa holders must study full-time)
  • Course Duration

    • 3 years full-time or part-time equivalent, requiring study in both summer and winter terms. Students must complete within 6 years to be eligible for Nursing registration.
  • Course Code

    • B1335
  • Study Mode

    • Part or full-time
      (Student visa holders must study full-time)
  • Course Duration

    • 3 years full-time or part-time equivalent, requiring study in both summer and winter terms. Students must complete within 6 years to be eligible for Nursing registration.

Course Description

NursingIf you have a passion for caring for people, this course will let you experience world-class learning in a supportive environment to help you become a Registered Nurse. You’ll learn about the professional aspects of nursing and also study the psychosocial and biological sciences.

You’ll gain valuable experience in state-of-the-art learning facilities that include clinical teaching wards and modern simulation suites.

As part of the course, you’ll complete 18 weeks of work experience in hospitals, aged care and community settings throughout WA. You could even have the opportunity to travel overseas for clinical placements in Africa, Asia and the United Kingdom.

You can complete your Nursing degree in three years of full-time study or within six years of part-time study.

When you graduate, you’ll be eligible for registration in the Registered Nurse Category of the Register at the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency. Your skills and experience will always be in high demand in Australia and overseas.

CRICOS Code: 050228K

 

  • Location

    • Perth or Mandurah Campus
      (Mid-year entry available at Mandurah for domestic students)
  • Intake

  • School

    • School of Health Professions
  • Qualification

    • Bachelor of Nursing (BNurs) in Nursing

Course Structure

Each course has a core set of units that must be completed for you to graduate. In addition to these core units you are free to choose other units, called general electives, to create your own course.

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Special Requirements

A National Police Clearance is required as well as a level of health suitable to meet the requirements of such a course and to meet safe nursing practice. On commencement, students will be required to meet WA Department of Health vaccination requirements, students will be required to provide copies of a current CPR certificate, Working with Children Card, Department of Health WA Criminal Screening Card and Manual Handling Certificate and successful completion of the School of Health Professions Maths Competency. Potential students who have medical conditions, disabilities or who are concerned about their ability to meet the practical requirements of the course, should review the Inherent Requirements for Nursing on the Murdoch website prior to enrolling. Students are required to have access to a smart device that is capable of using app-based software systems.

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At Murdoch, you pay for the individual units you enrol in, not an overall course fee. The total cost of your course will therefore vary depending on what units you choose. Use our online Course Fee Calculator to estimate the amount you will need to pay.

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We understand you may need help financially whilst studying for your qualification. We therefore offer eligible students a wide range of scholarships, prizes and awards across a variety of categories. Find out what scholarships Murdoch has on offer, and whether you’re eligible to apply.

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At Murdoch, you pay for the individual units you enrol in, not an overall course fee. The total cost of your course will therefore vary depending on what units you choose. An indicative fee will be provided with your offer, however you can use our online Course Fee Calculator to estimate the amount you will need to pay.

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We understand you may need help financially whilst studying for your qualification. We therefore offer eligible students up to $10,000 off your first year tuition fee via the International Welcome Scholarships. Find out what other scholarships Murdoch has on offer, and whether you’re eligible to apply.

The Australian Government also offers scholarships to students from developing countries through the Australia Awards Scholarship program.

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How to apply as a Domestic StudentInternational Student

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Apply now to be eligible for a place at Murdoch University. To start studying in Semester 1, you can apply directly to Murdoch using our easy-to-use online application system. Applications close at the start of semester on 27 February.

Sorry, this course does not accept admissions for commencement in Semester 2. Please consider starting your studies in Semester 1 of the following year.

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Apply now to be eligible for a place at Murdoch University. To start studying in Semester 1, you can apply directly to Murdoch using our easy-to-use online application system. Applications close at the start of semester on 27 February.

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Sorry, this course does not accept admissions for commencement in Semester 2. Please consider starting your studies in Semester 1 of the following year.

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Your Application Checklist

  • Check the course details
  • Check the entry requirements for the course to clarify your eligibility
  • Check your eligibility for a scholarship
  • Prepare your documentation (see the checklist below)
  • Ask us any questions you might have (we're here to help!)
  • Now you're ready to apply!

Your Document Checklist

Ready to apply? Before you start, make sure you have some or all of the following documentation ready for a quick application.

  • Completed official Academic Transcripts and Certificates of Completion
  • ATAR results
  • STAT Test results
  • A typed, signed 300-word personal statement outlining your experience and its relevance to this course

Your Document Checklist

Ready to apply? Before you start, make sure you have some or all of the following documentation ready for a quick application.

  • Complete or incomplete official Academic Transcripts and Certificates of Completion
  • English Language Proficiency Document (if available)