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James Cook University (JCU)

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Bachelor of Nursing Science [Pre-Registration]

  • Bachelor

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.

Key details

Degree Type
Bachelor
Duration
3 years full-time
Course Code
010441C
Study Mode
In person
Intake Months
Feb, Jul
Domestic Fees
$5,550 per year / $16,650 total
International Fees
$32,280 per year / $96,840 total
ATAR
66.45

About this course

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.

Entry requirements

ATAR 66.45

English (Units 3/4,C)

Recommended Knowledge

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

Study locations

Mount Isa

Mackay

Townsville

Cairns

Career pathways

A JCU Nursing degree prepares you for a career in a range of rural, regional and metropolitan nursing settings. This unique focus will distinguish you from your peers throughout your career.

JCU Nursing graduates are known for their skill, care and work across Australia and internationally. Graduates work in a variety of areas, such as metropolitan hospitals, rural and regional centres, Government departments and defence, non-government agencies and community health.

This degree provides a strong foundation for future specialisation in areas such as emergency, mental health, aged care, oncology and community health, rural and remote practice or in health policy, research, management, or education sectors.

How to apply

Note the course QTAC code for the location you've chosen. You'll need to enter it as part of your QTAC application.

Note the course QTAC code for the location you've chosen. You'll need to enter it as part of your QTAC application.

External (316139) - Apply Now

Cairns (326031) - Apply Now

Townsville (316031) - Apply Now

Mount Isa (346031) - Apply Now

Mackay (336031) - Apply Now

Admission requirements

This course may have specific admission requirements such as immunisation, a Suitability to Work with Children card, a federal police check and/or other conditions that students must comply with. You will find all the details of your course requirements in the JCU Professional Experience Placement website.

ATAR score is indicative only. Entry scores will be finalised in the major offer round.

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Nursing courses at James Cook University (JCU).
70.8%
Overall satisfaction
76.3%
Skill scale
51.8%
Teaching scale
81.7%
Employed full-time
$67.5k
Average salary