Credit points


Minimum duration

2 years full-time or equivalent part-time.

Approved locations

  • Ballarat
  • Brisbane
  • Canberra
  • Melbourne
  • North Sydney

EFTSL value of units : All 10 cp units in this course have an EFTSL value of 0.125. Units with a cp value of a multiple of 10 have corresponding EFTSL values.

Admission requirements

An applicant must also comply with the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy.

To be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must have completed an approved and accredited Diploma of Nursing (Enrolled Nursing) and hold current registration as an enrolled nurse with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).

Disclaimer :The Course entry requirements above are for 2021 Admission. Refer to your relevant Tertiary Admission Centre website for future years' entry requirements.

Completion requirements

To qualify for the Bachelor of Nursing degree, a student must complete 160 cp from the Schedule of Unit Offerings, consisting of:

  1. 30 cp from Interdisciplinary Learning Units (Part A);
  2. 10 cp from University Core Curriculum units (Part B);
  3. 80 cp from Nursing Theory units (Part C);
  4. 40 cp from Clinical Nursing Practice Units (Part D).

Part A : Interdisciplinary Learning Units

Complete exactly 30 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
BIOL122Human Biological Science 210
HLSC122Evidence for Practice10
HLSC220Health Care Ethics10

Part B : Core Curriculum Units

Complete exactly 10 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
UNCC300Justice and Change in a Global World10
PHCC320The Just Society10

Part C : Nursing Theory Units

Complete exactly 80 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
NRSG258Principles of Nursing Surgical10
NRSG263Principles of Nursing Mental Health10
NRSG265Principles of Nursing: Medical10
NRSG367Transition to Professional Nursing10
NRSG371Building Healthy Communities10
NRSG372Principles of Nursing: Chronic Illness and Disability10
NRSG374Principles of Nursing: a Palliative Approach10
NRSG375Clinical Leadership10

Part D : Clinical Nursing Practice Units

Complete exactly 40 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
NRSG264Integrating Practice 310
NRSG267Integrating Practice 410
NRSG373Integrating Practice 510
NRSG376Integrating Practice 610

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