Bachelor Honours Degree (AQF level 8)
Division of 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.
Special admission requirements
Applicants must be a registered nurse (Division 1) with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency.
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