Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
The Bachelor of Nursing (Honours) is a one-year degree for high-achieving students who have already completed the Bachelor of Nursing or equivalent. The honours degree allows students to build upon the knowledge gained in their past degree, develop research skills that will equip them for future study at a higher degree level and work closely with an academic expert to contribute to a particular area of interest. The main focus of the degree is to produce a research thesis under supervision from experienced academic staff.Importantly, this degree does not lead to nurse registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
80 credit points.
Standard entry requirements
To be eligible to apply for admission to the course, a student must have completed a Bachelor of Nursing and attained a GPA of 5.50.*Disclaimer: The Course entry requirements above are for 2021 Admission.
Graduates may be eligible to progress to a postgraduate coursework degree in nursing. Specialties include mental health nursing, clinical nursing, clinical education and health administration. Graduates may also be eligible to undertake a Master of Philosophy or Doctor of Philosophy.
|Campus||Fees||Mid year intake||Attendance|
|Ballarat (Aquinas)||International: $31,008||No|
|Brisbane (McAuley at Banyo)||International: $31,008||No|
|Canberra (Signadou)||International: $31,008||No|
|Melbourne (St Patrick's)||International: $31,008||No|
|North Sydney (MacKillop)||International: $31,008||No|
Completion of an Honours degree equips graduates with important skills in research, data analysis and interpretation, and project management. It is the most efficient pathway to doctoral studies. An Honours degree also provides graduates with greater knowledge of research and interpretation, which can be usefully applied in the clinical setting.