As a graduate, you are highly-skilled nurse with an understanding of contemporary nursing practice and innovative nursing care. Course content focuses on the importance of patient-centred care and nursing practice that is culturally safe, evidence based, and respectful.
You have the opportunity to undertake up to 840 hours of professional placement (with a minimum of 800hrs required for registration) undertaken in block periods . Placements are available in public and private hospitals and community centres in Brisbane and regional and rural Queensland.
QUT Offer Guarantee: If you achieve an ATAR/QUT selection rank of 93.00 or higher (including any adjustments) and satisfied all other admission requirements, you are guaranteed an offer for this course.</P
For more course information, visit Bachelor of Nursing at QUT.
If starting in July you must take a compulsory clinical practice unit in the summer semester prior to your final year of study. Clinical practice for all students is scheduled throughout semester and may include mid-semester break or summer break.
For part-time, daytime attendance is required. Some lectures and tutorials may have evening sessions.
If you have completed a Diploma of Nursing or equivalent within 10 years of admission to the course and have current AHPRA registration as an Enrolled Nurse (Division 2) (General) without restriction, you can receive one year (96 credit points) of credit transfer and can complete the course in two years full-time or equivalent. You will need apply for this advanced standing after receiving a QTAC offer.
Deferment is not available for this course.
There are additional course requirements that you will need to meet as a student in this course. These requirements may have associated costs. Information is available from qut.edu.au/study.
A Suitability Card is required; refer to institution.
For additional information about the admissions criteria for QUT and for this course, refer to QUT’s website.
Applicant must be 16; Completion of Year 12 or attained age 18 years
You must have attended and satisfactorily completed at least 6 years of primary and secondary education taught and assessed solely in English. At least two years of this education must have been between grades 7 and 12. This education must have been completed in one of the following countries; Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Republic of Ireland, South Africa, United Kingdom, United States of America. If you have not met these educational requirements, you are required to provide evidence of an acceptable English Language test.
For more information on acceptable English Language tests please see English Language Proficiency.
English, or Literature, or English and Literature Extension, or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 & 4, C)
For more information about the ATAR/Selection Rank profile, please visit ATAR/Selection Rank profile explained.
Highest Rank to receive an offer
Median Rank to receive an offer
Lowest Rank to receive an offer
ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors
ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors
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.
For more information about the Student profile, please visit Student profile explained.
Higher education study
Vocational Education and Training (VET) study
Work and life experience
Recent secondary education
Recent secondary education admitted solely on the basis of ATAR/Rank
Admitted where both ATAR/Rank and additional criteria were considered
Admitted on the basis of other criteria only and ATAR/Rank was not a factor
Number of students
Percentage of all students
* “<5" – the number of students is less than 5
# N/P – Not published: the number is hidden to prevent calculation of numbers in cells with less than 5 students
Public and private hospitals and nursing homes, community health, armed services, school health, Indigenous health, pathology laboratories, alcohol and drug dependence.
Australian College of Nursing.
3 years Full time or 6 years Part time