This program enables students to undertake a course which balances the development of clinical skills with theoretical study. Foundation studies build students' knowledge in key areas of anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology, and will introduce students to professional nursing practice and contemporary healthcare service. Students will also develop an understanding of pharmacology with an emphasis on quality use of medicines. During the course students undertake periods of clinical practice to prepare them for transition to the role of a registered nurse. Studies are undertaken both within the University and at a selection of hospitals and community facilities.

Course Fee:


International: $115,300

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent; Assumed knowledge: English (4,SA)

Structure:

288 credit points. The clinical practice units in the nursing component require students to undertake block practicums of two or more weeks, which may be scheduled during semester breaks.

Subjects you can Study:

Nursing

Study Pathways:

Students who have completed an undergraduate degree within the last 10 years should apply for the graduate entry program. Advanced standing is available to applicants with a degree in another discipline and TAFE trained enrolled nurses.

Further information:

Hepatitis B vaccination, CPR certification and a current Blue Card prior to commencing the clinical placement components in this course. Diphtheria, Measles, Mumps, Pertussis (Whooping Cough), Rubella, Tetanus and Varicella (Chicken Pox) vaccinations are mandatory for all students attending a Queensland Health facility for placement. Hepatitis A, Influenza and Poliomyelitis are highly recommended for all Health students. QUT offers a range of scholarships that provide real support for students. Applicants who receive an OP 1-5 or equivalent are guaranteed an offer for this course in the major offer round.

Recognition:

Graduates are eligible for registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (ANMAC) and to apply for professional membership of the Australian College of Nursing (ACN).

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00213J

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Kelvin Grove No info Yes Part time 6 years
Kelvin Grove No info Yes Full time 3 years

QUT lecturers are industry leaders who will link you to your chosen profession. Our courses will give you the knowledge, connections and agility to take advantage of whatever the future holds. You will gain experience in our labs, studios and clinics, work on real projects as part of your course, and have opportunities to undertake course-related work with our industry partners. Our students rate the quality of their educational experience at QUT higher than the national average (Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT) Student Experience Survey, 2016 and 2017).

Lay the groundwork for your entrepreneurial future at QUT. Students are empowered to realise great ideas, launch start-ups and social enterprises. QUT ranks first in Queensland and second nationally for student entrepreneurs (Startup Muster Report 2017).

In an increasingly global economy, you can be confident that your QUT qualification will be well regarded. We are ranked 20th in the world in the top universities under 50 years (Times Higher Education Young Universities Rankings 2018). We are also ranked in the top 25 for employer-student connections (QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2019) and support your career preparation with workshops, careers fairs, work experience placements, and the opportunity to be matched with a career mentor in your industry.

Our campuses are located in central Brisbane and offer outstanding facilities including the award-winning Science and Engineering Precinct at Gardens Point campus, and the recently expanded Creative Industries Precinct at Kelvin Grove campus. A new Education Precinct is due to open at Kelvin Grove in 2019.

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