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Bachelor of Nursing Science [Pre-Registration]

Learn how to provide expert nursing care to patients and communities. Communicate with people from diverse cultural backgrounds, and plan and implement contemporary nursing care at an individual and community level.

No.1 In QLD

Employability and quality* *GUG 2020

Skills to succeed

Five-star skill development* *GUG 2020

Community-minded

Skills to aid any region

Commencing

  • Townsville: February, July
  • Cairns: February, July
  • Mackay: February, July
  • Mount Isa: February, July

Fees

$7,757.00+

+estimated annual Commonwealth Supported Fee

Plus Student Services and Amenities fee
Fee deferral and scholarships available if eligible

Duration

3 years full-time

or part-time equivalent

3.5 years full-time for mid-year entry

Entry Requirements

OP 16

English (4,SA)

Recommended Knowledge

Biology, Chemistry and one of Maths A, B or C (4,SA)

ATAR 59.4

English (Units 3/4,C)

Recommended Knowledge

Biology, Chemistry and one of General Maths, Mathematical Methods, or Specialists Maths (Units 3/4,C)

Rank 66

QTAC Codes

  • 316031
  • 326031
  • 336031
  • 346031

Course detail

Real stories

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    Student

    Ivy Hodges

    Bachelor of Nursing Science

    Doing my three-week placement in Weipa made me more drawn to becoming a rural and remote nurse and giving back to my people. I was able to have a more hands-on experience: applying cultural competencies and applying competent nursing skills to my people. This made me realise my potential as a future registered nurse.

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    Alumni

    Julie-Anne Cobb

    Bachelor of Nursing Science

    What made the JCU Bachelor of Nursing Science stand out wasn’t just its contemporary course work and structure but also the attentiveness of staff to students’ needs. The Student and Staff Consultative Committee worked tirelessly to support us in our learning, and the Peer Mentor Program offered invaluable support.

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    Lecturer

    Julie Shepherd

    Lecturer, Nursing & Midwifery, 1st Year Student Experience Advisor

    As a Nurse educator, I can help you to engage in your learning, inspire you to be your best and transform you from being ordinary to being great! If your dream is to have a career in nursing then JCU is the place where your dreams really do come true.

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