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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.

#1

in Queensland for employment outcomes* *Good Universities Guide 2021, UG study area

#1

in Queensland for learner engagement* *Good Universities Guide 2021, UG study area

$65,700

Median graduate salary* *Good Universities Guide 2021, UG study area

Commencing

  • Townsville: February
  • Cairns: February

Fees

$32,280.00+

+estimated annual tuition fee
Plus Student Services and Amenities fee
Scholarships and financial aid available if eligible

Duration

3 years full-time

Entry Requirements

Recommended Knowledge

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

English (4,SA)

CRICOS Code

010441C

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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    Employer

    Hannah Smith

    Clinical Facilitator, Mater Health

    When we have hired JCU graduates, it has been the confidence in their ability to transition into the role of registered nurse that often stands out. Due to the close collaboration of JCU and the Mater, having them here on staff is like welcoming family.