Bachelor of Nursing
University of New England - Armidale

Course outline

UNE is at the forefront of nursing education, with blended delivery of our courses allowing you to study online or on campus. Our graduates are in demand in a rewarding, challenging and highly respected profession. Study a Bachelor of Nursing with UNE and ensure that you are ready to practice in a range of clinical settings, equipped with the key knowledge and skills required to thrive in the rapidly evolving profession of nursing. For more course information, visit UNE’s Course Handbook.


The last offer round for this course will be on 23 December 2021. Contact the UNE Future Students Team on 1800 818 865 for more information.

Other requirements

Students must meet the Inherent Requirements to complete this course. Professional experience placement is an essential part of the Bachelor of Nursing. There are several mandatory requirements must be completed as part of the clinical placement process. The mandatory NSW Health Verification Requirements and UNE requirements for professional experience placement must be completed by week 8 of the first trimester of study, including a record of vaccinations and/or serological confirmation of protection, and current National Criminal Record (Australian or Overseas if international student) and Working with Children checks. Students must pass Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) or any other relevant hurdle assessment, before attending placement, and must also have a nursing uniform and personal protective equipment.

Candidates must complete 800 hours of professional experience placement (Rules (a), (c), (d) and (e)); 640 hours (Rule (b) EN); which is undertaken in each trimester in health facilities in NSW.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for the University of New England and for this course, refer to UNE’s website.


Completion of Year 12 or attained age 17 years

Fixed closing date

QTAC applications close 8 December 2022. Contact the UNE Future Students Team on 1800 818 865 for more information.

Additional entry requirements

Applicants from a non-English speaking background including Australian citizens are advised that this course has a higher English language requirement than many UNE courses. Refer to for information on how to meet these requirements.

Assumed knowledge

Any two units of English; any two units of science.

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.

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.

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

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


Contact the institution for information.

Career opportunities

Registered nurse in a range of health care areas.

Course Code
Start Date
Offer rounds
CSP/$6440 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Health and Recreation
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

3 years Full time or 6 years Part time

New England and North West NSW