Bachelor of Nursing (for Enrolled Nurses - Diploma of Nursing Entry)
Australian Catholic University - Brisbane

Course outline

The Bachelor of Nursing develops caring professional nurses who are proactive and adaptable, competent and ethical clinicians, and creative and critical thinkers. Across the course, theory is consistently embedded in clinical practice through the inclusion of one Integrating Practice unit every semester. Students will undertake clinical placements in a variety of areas including aged care, community nursing, high dependency nursing, medical/surgical nursing, mental health, paediatrics, palliative care, and perioperative nursing. Students may also choose to engage with communities overseas and gain unique educational and cultural experiences working in care facilities in developing countries.

Applicants who have completed an approved and accredited Diploma of Nursing (Enrolled – Division 2 Nursing) and hold current registration as an Enrolled Nurse with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (Ahpra) can apply for this Bachelor of Nursing (Enrolled Nurses – Diploma of Nursing Entry). Applicants with any other related qualification should apply for the Bachelor of Nursing and seek credit approval.

For more course information, visit Bachelor of Nursing (for Enrolled Nurses – Diploma of Nursing Entry) at ACU

Note

This course is accredited by the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council (ANMAC).

Fee notes

Average first year fee. Indicative only; subject to passage of legislation.

Other requirements

Students undertake a minimum of 680 hours of professional experience. Before students can begin professional experience for this course, students should review the mandatory State or Territory legal and industry policy requirements. An overview of these requirements can be found at https://www.acu.edu.au/WILsearch. Students must meet the inherent requirements – essential components of this course (capabilities, knowledge and skills) – to achieve the course learning outcomes. For more information see https://www.acu.edu.au/study-at-acu/how-to-apply/inherent-requirements.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for ACU and for this course, refer to ACU’s website.
Please note: All applicants for Nursing courses must meet English Language Proficiency requirements as stipulated by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA), prior to enrolling into a course.

Prerequisites

AHPRA Registration; Prior study

Additional entry requirements

To be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must have completed an approved and accredited Diploma of Nursing (Enrolled Nursing) and hold current registration as an enrolled nurse with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (Ahpra).

To enrol in this program, students 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 students have not met these educational requirements, they are required to provide evidence of an acceptable English Language test. For more information see English Language Proficiency.

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024

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

<5*

<5*

<5*

ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors

<5*

<5*

<5*

Notes

* “<5" – indicates less than 5 ATAR/Selection Rank based offers were made

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, 2024

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

Notes

Contact the institution for information.

Career opportunities

Registered nurse in a range of private, public and community environments.

Course Code
115431
Start Date
Offer rounds

9 Jan 2025

Fee
CSP/$5763 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Health and Recreation
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

2 years Full time or 4 years Part time

Location
Brisbane