This course prepares you as a graduate to meet the requirements for a nursing career and also provides the skills to deal with situations where knowledge of human behaviour, advanced communication, and expert interpersonal skills would be an advantage, such as when working as a nurse in a mental health, emergency, palliative care, or cancer units.
You complete 840 hours of professional placement in hospital and healthcare settings. Registration as a psychologist requires further study.
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.
For more course information, visit Bachelor of Nursing/Bachelor of Behavioural Science (Psychology) at QUT.
You must take a compulsory clinical practice unit in the summer semester prior to your final year of nursing study.
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
Community health, public and private hospitals, registered nurse, registered psychologist (with further study).
Refer to Bachelor of Nursing.
4 years Full time or 8 years Part time