Bachelor of Nursing Science (Honours) [End-on]
Bachelor Honours Degree (AQF level 8)
Tropical Health and Medicine
Completion of at least an AQF level 7 Bachelor of Nursing Science or Bachelor of Nursing Science – Bachelor of Midwifery within the previous five years; and
Achievement of an overall grade point average of 5.0 (i.e. credit average) across the final three years of the bachelor degree
Minimum English language proficiency requirements
Applicants of non-English speaking backgrounds must meet the English language proficiency requirements of Band 3a – Schedule II of the JCU Admissions Policy.
Additional selection requirements
Application for entry to the Honours program is by approval of the College Dean.
Quota restrictions on the number of honours places available may apply from time to time as determined by the College Dean.
Students for honours who have graduated with a pass degree from this or another university or who graduated more than five years ago may be required to complete such coursework or assessment as the College Dean recommends.
Information published by JCU or otherwise made available to students when applying, may specify additional criteria to be considered in ranking applicants in order of merit if the number of applications exceeds a quota or other limit on the places made available for the course. Information provided by applicants during the application process and any other information obtained by JCU in the application process may be used by JCU to rank applicants in order of merit by reference to those additional criteria.
Special admission requirements
Applicants must be a registered nurse (Division 1) with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency.
Academic Requirements for Course Completion
24 credit points as per course structure
Course learning outcomes
On successful completion of the Bachelor of Nursing Science (Honours) graduates will be able to:
NS4001:12 Nursing Science Honours Part 1 of 2
NS4002:12 Nursing Science Honours Part 2 of 2
COURSE AVAILABLE AT
No mid-year entry
Expected time to complete
1 year full-time
Approval to undertake the course part-time will be given only where the applicant can provide evidence that adequate contact with the College can be maintained throughout the studies.
Maximum time to complete
Maximum leave of absence
Course progression requisites
Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)
Special assessment requirements
Professional accreditation requirements
Maximum allowed Pass Conceded (PC) grade
Supplementary exam for final subject
BACHELOR OF NURSING SCIENCE (HONOURS)
Inclusion of majors on testamur
Not applicable – this course does not have majors
Exit with lesser award