La Trobe University

Bachelor of Nursing (Graduate Entry Pathway)

La Trobe University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00115M

Add a nursing qualification to your existing degree or health-related Diploma in just two years and build your resilience to navigate a rapidly evolving healthcare sector with La Trobe's future-focused Bachelor of Nursing (Graduate Entry Pathway). Learn from leading clinicians and academics and gain hands-on experience in our state-of-the-art simulation labs. Move into real-world environments in hospitals and healthcare agencies in your first year, reaping the benefits of our long-standing partnerships with top-tier health providers like Austin Health, The Royal Women's Hospital and Bendigo Health. By completing La Trobe's Bachelor of Nursing, you will: develop a strong foundation in acute care, chronic illness, Indigenous health, mental health, rehabilitation, community and emergency care, biosciences and research gain in-demand employability skills in resilience, leadership, caseload and time management, critical thinking and communication, giving you the tools and confidence to make ethical clinical decisions with empathy and compassion benefit from placements with our partners, preparing you to step into employment once you graduate graduate ready to apply as a registered nurse (RN) with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).


Students must complete a total of 360 credit points across 3 years.


  • Anatomy, Nursing, Physiology.

Standard entry requirements

Recent secondary education (within the last two years)


The Bachelor of Nursing is accredited by the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council (ANMAC). Graduates of the Bachelor of Nursing may be eligible to apply for registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) as a nurse. Professional registration may be subject to additional or ongoing requirements beyond completion of the degree. Please contact the relevant professional body for details.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Bendigo International: $80,400 No
  • Full-time : 2 years
Melbourne (Bundoora) International: $80,400 No
  • Full-time : 2 years
Mildura International: $80,400 No
  • Full-time : 2 years
Shepparton International: $80,400 No
  • Full-time : 2 years

Fee comments

Campuses: Bendigo, Melbourne (Bundoora), Mildura, Shepparton.

Your course fees will depend on the subjects you choose to study: each subject has its own costs. The total course fee may vary depending on the subjects you choose, your study load, the time it takes to complete your course and your approved Credit for Prior Learning. Fees correct Friday, Dec 8 2023

Further information

This course has a clinical component. Students enrolled in the program will be registered as students, at no cost with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA). Please note the AHPRA standard of English language required to register as a nurse in Australia, introduced July 1, 2010. Students can study this course through La Trobe's Regional Reward.

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