Bachelor of Nursing
Torrens University Australia - Gotha Street

Course outline

The Bachelor of Nursing will prepare you to enter a career as a Registered Nurse in the Australian healthcare environment. You will learn vital skills in assessment and clinical decision-making, person-centred care, professional communication, enquiry and research, awareness of diversity and self-care practices. The course provides you with an opportunity to deliver care in multiple healthcare, industry and community settings

Delivered through contemporary and evidence-based methods, the course delivers vital skills in assessment and clinical decision-making, as well as how to put patients first. Through the excellence of our on-campus simulation hospital environment and 840 hours of clinical placements, you will develop the necessary skills and knowledge to register and confidently begin working across a variety of different healthcare and community settings.

Area of study:

Becoming a Nurse

Structure and Function of the Human Body

Self-care Practices

Sociology of Health and Illness

Care of Persons with Chronic Conditions

Human Biology and Disease

Evidence-based Practice

Health Assessment

Industry partners and work placements:

You will complete clinical placements with industries such as private and public hospitals, GP clinics and aged care. Placements are coordinated at a national level where the experience is varied and enhanced to ensure maximum exposure to the clinical field and learning outcomes.

Work placement hours :840 hours

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Note

Please also inquire about the pathway Diploma of Nursing offered through our partner College THINK Education. Email us at futurestudents@torrens.edu.au

Fee notes

FEE-HELP available for eligible students.

Other requirements

All applicants must:

• Be 18 years of age prior to clinical placement;

• Declare their physical and mental fitness to safely perform the duties associated with direct care work;

• Be able to demonstrate satisfactory:

o Police check

o Working with Children check

o Immunisations

o Meeting Inherent Requirements

Prerequisites

Applicant must have completed Year 12 or equivalent

Additional entry requirements

Year 12 certificate with ATAR 60 or above OR equivalent
OR A completed (current) Diploma of Nursing and registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).

All students must provide evidence of meeting at least one of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) English language standards listed below prior to enrolment: http://www.nursingmidwiferyboard.gov.au/Registration-Standards/English-language-skills.aspx.

**Quotas may apply to some courses. The university, legislative and government requirements determine the number of places available in a particular course. Where demand exceeds the number of available places, applicants who meet the minimum admission criteria will be admitted on a first-come, first-served basis.

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

For more information about the ATAR/Selection Rank profile, please visit ATAR/Selection Rank profile explained.

Notes

As this is a new course, Semester 1, 2022 information is not available.

Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

For more information about the Student profile, please visit Student profile explained.

Notes

As this is a new course, Semester 1, 2022 information is not available.

Career opportunities

On completion of the Bachelor of Nursing, you are eligible to apply for registration with the Australian Health Practitioners Agency (AHPRA) as a Registered Nurse (RN). In order to receive registration, you must satisfy the English Language Requirements and Criminal Record Check.

Career paths:

Registered Nurse – Acute Nursing

Registered Nurse – Aged Care

Registered Nurses – Community/Primary Healthcare Nursing

Course Code
033101
Start Date
Offer rounds
Fee
fee/$21960(first year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Health and Recreation
Study Mode
Full time
Course Duration

3 years Full time

Location
Brisbane