Bachelor of Nursing (Honours)

Bachelor of Nursing (Honours)

Bachelor degree
12 months
Application deadlines: 23 February
Processing time: 20 days
Application fee: A$100
Intakes: March
International tuition: A$32,600
Domestic tuition: A$10,958

Program overview

For entry into senior nursing and midwifery roles there’s now an increasing industry expectation for graduates with high-level research and evaluation skills. Honours offers you a competitive edge in the job market and is designed to provide you with the knowledge and research skills to undertake a postgraduate research degree, advanced professional training or to pursue diverse employment opportunities. The School of Nursing and Midwifery offers research in areas influencing quality and patient safety in health care. These include: clinical risk and symptom management, chronic disease management, effective health delivery, health care ethics, decision making, aged care, midwifery and translational research. Throughout this course you will gain a deep understanding of the philosophies, ethics and principles of health care research; knowledge of a range of research approaches; skills in data management, methods and tools for research practice; and skills in planning, implementing and reporting research studies. This course will give you an understanding of how to develop a research proposal, from the identification of a research issue and literature review through to writing and submitting the proposal for approval by an ethics committee. You will undertake a research project and an individual research thesis in the area of nursing practice and develop evaluation and research skills in nursing practice and health service delivery.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus



  • PTE
Completion of secondary school comparable to Australian Year 12 or equivalent academic achievement. IELTS: minimum score of 7.0, with no subscore less than 7.0 or TOEFL: a minimum score of 600 (Writing 5) or Internet-based (IBT) TOEFL: a score of 94 (Writing 27) or Pearson Test of English (Academic): an overall score of 65 with no score less than 65

Career opportunities

After successfully completing the Bachelor of Nursing (Honours), you will be well prepared to build on your profile as a Registered Nurse, leading quality care initiatives and evidence based practice. You will have improved entry into a range of areas including quality management, policy, education, research and clinical practice.

Campus location

Melbourne , Australia

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