Bachelor of Nursing - Enrolled Nurses

Australian Catholic University (ACU)

More nurses graduate from ACU than anywhere else in Australia-and for good reason. Our nursing courses are known for developing professionals who are caring, adaptable, safe and ethical. The Bachelor of Nursing (Enrolled Nurses) is structured to allow Diploma-qualified nurses to qualify with a Bachelor degree. The program uses learner-centred approaches including inquiry and situation-based learning to enhance students' experiences as well as their readiness for the workplace. Throughout the course you will connect theory to practice and may have the opportunity to undertake a clinical nursing specialty in your final semester. Specialties linked with industry in areas of workforce include: aged care nursing; community nursing; high dependency nursing; medical/surgical nursing; mental health nursing;paediatric nursing; palliative care nursing; perioperative nursing. You may also take up the opportunity to engage with communities overseas and gain unique educational and cultural experiences working in care facilities in developing countries.

Course Fee:


International: $58,160

Entry Requirements:

Completed a Diploma in Nursing (Enrolled Nursing) ) which leads to eligibility for registration as an enrolled nurse with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).

Structure:

160 credit points.

Subjects you can Study:

Nursing

Study Pathways:

An Honours year is available to meritorious students, with a grade point average of 5.75, who meet the admission requirements for the Bachelor of Nursing (Honours). The Faculty of Health Sciences offers a suite of postgraduate coursework degrees in nursing. Specialties include mental health nursing, clinical nursing, clinical education, health administration as well as leadership and management in health care.

Further information:

As a registered nurse graduates can pursue a career in a range of settings including medical/surgical nursing, paediatric nursing, aged care nursing, community care nursing, mental health nursing and clinical education.

Recognition:

Eligible graduates can apply for registration as a registered nurse with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). Please refer to the Registration Standards for Nursing and Midwifery on the APRHA website.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00004G

Related Careers:

Nurse - Registered,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Canberra (Signadou) No info No Part time 4 years
Melbourne (St Patrick's) No info No Part time 4 years
Canberra (Signadou) No info No Full time 2 years
North Sydney (MacKillop) No info No Part time 4 years
North Sydney (MacKillop) No info No Full time 2 years
Ballarat (Aquinas) No info No Part time 4 years
Brisbane (McAuley at Banyo) No info No Part time 4 years
Ballarat (Aquinas) No info No Full time 2 years
Melbourne (St Patrick's) No info No Full time 2 years
Brisbane (McAuley at Banyo) No info No Full time 2 years
Australian Catholic University (ACU) commenced operation on 1 January 1991. The University has seven campuses in Adelaide, Ballarat, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, and Sydney (2 campuses) and teaches courses throughout Australia and overseas. The University was formed by the amalgamation of four Catholic institutions of higher education in eastern Australia, and is incorporated as a company limited by guarantee (Australian Catholic University Ltd).

ACU is a public university open to all, a Table A listed higher education provider under the Higher Education Support Act 2003, and a member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities, and the International Federation of Catholic Universities. The University is a member of Universities Australia (formerly the Australian Vice-Chancellors' Committee).

The three foundation Faculties are Arts and Sciences, Education, and Health Sciences. The Faculty of Theology and Philosophy commenced operation on 1 January 2009 and the Faculty of Business commenced operation on 1 January 2010.

ACU graduates are high achievers and enjoy one of the best rates of employment in Australia. ACU students undertake work experience throughout their studies, with many students finding jobs using their professional skills even before they have graduated.

ACU's small friendly campuses, small class sizes (student to teacher ratio of 18.5:1), easy access to teaching staff and outstanding student support services allows students to achieve their full potential.

Provider CRICOS: 00004G

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