Bachelor of Nursing Science (Graduate Entry)

University of the Sunshine Coast (UniSC)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 01595D

Switch to a rewarding career in nursing. Use credit from another undergraduate degree you’ve completed to make the career change. Learn about anatomy and physiology, drug therapy, comprehensive health assessment and care of people. Learn via placements in hospitals, aged-care facilities, health agencies and community settings. When you graduate from this program, apply for registration as a nurse with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).In this program you will complete 800 hours of work placements in clinical settings where you’ll assess and care for patients and learn about anatomy and physiology, comprehensive health assessment, and drug therapy. You can continue learning through an honours or Master’s program to specialise in nursing.


Total units: 198

Standard entry requirements

Applicants must complete an (unspecified) Australian bachelor degree (AQF Level 7), or equivalent degree from an international university. Completed graduate diplomas, masters and/or doctorates are accepted equivalents, with a minimum post-secondary volume of study of 3.00 years full-time (or equivalent) of which 1.00 year full-time (or equivalent) must have been completed within the past ten years.


Graduates are eligible to apply for registration as a nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA). Students and graduates are also eligible to apply for membership of the Royal College of Nursing Australia, which is affiliated with the International Council of Nurses.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
UniSC Caboolture International: $67,620 Yes
  • Full-time : 2.3 years
UniSC Moreton Bay International: $67,620 Yes
  • Full-time : 2.3 years
UniSC Sunshine Coast International: $67,620 Yes
  • Full-time : 2.3 years

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