This course is only available to Australian citizens or permanent residents, and New Zealand citizens

Overview

Guide to entry cut-offs

OP6

Rank89

  • Be in high demand with two complementary areas of clinical care.
  • Complete 2 separate degrees in 4 years full-time.
  • Graduate eligible for membership with Paramedics Australasia and the Australian and New Zealand College of Paramedicine and registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.
QTAC course code425992
QUT course code HL19
Attendance Full-time
Course duration 4 years full-time
Start month 2018 February
Deferment

You can defer your offer and postpone the start of your course for one year.

Delivery On campus
  • Kelvin Grove
Faculty
  • Faculty of Health
Course contact HiQ:
Careers
  • Nurse
  • Paramedic

Details

Career outcomes

Nurses and paramedics have employment opportunities in a range of community-based emergency health and welfare agencies. This course combines two complementary areas of clinical care which will give you the opportunity for greater flexibility in the workforce. Graduates of this course will have completed all areas of nursing required for practise as a nurse in Australia and New Zealand. Graduates are also eligible for employment as ambulance paramedics with the Queensland Ambulance Service and national and international agencies.

Professional recognition

This course is accredited by the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council. Graduates are eligible to apply for registered nurse status with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.

Graduates of this course are eligible to apply for membership with Paramedics Australasia and the Australian and New Zealand College of Paramedicine.

Student registration

QUT automatically registers students enrolled in this course with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia in accordance with the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law Act 2009. Details about student registration are available from the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency at www.ahpra.gov.au

Course requirements

There are requirements that you will need to meet as a student in this course. You will need to identify these requirements and ensure you allow sufficient time to meet them.

Blue card: you will need a valid blue card to complete practical placements in this course. 

The clinical practice units in the nursing component require you to undertake block practicums of two or more weeks, which may be scheduled during semester breaks.

Some of these requirements have associated costs. Information is available from the Additional course requirements and costs website.

International student entry

This course is not available for entry to international students.

Entry requirements

Guide to entry cut-offs

OP 6

Rank 89

Assumed knowledge

Before you start this course we assume you have sound knowledge in these areas:

  • English

We assume that you have knowledge equivalent to four semesters at high school level (Years 11 and 12) with sound achievement (4, SA).

More about assumed knowledge

Did you get an OP 1-5?

If you receive an OP 1-5 or equivalent, you're guaranteed an offer for this course in the major offer round.

Course fees

Your actual fees may vary depending on which units you choose. We review fees annually.

Additional Costs

There are requirements that you will need to meet as a student in this course. Some of these requirements have associated costs. Information is available from the Additional course requirements and costs website.

2018: CSP $7900 per year full-time (96 credit points) (subject to annual review)

Student Services and Amenities Fee

You may need to pay the Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF) as part of your course costs.

HECS-HELP: loans to help you pay your course fees

You may not have to pay anything upfront if you're eligible for a HECS-HELP loan.

Find out if you're eligible for a HECS-HELP loan

Scholarships and financial support

You can apply for scholarships to help you with study and living costs.

These scholarships are available for this course:

View all scholarships

You may also be eligible for Centrelink payments.

Apply

How to apply for Bachelor of Nursing/Bachelor of Paramedic Science

You apply through QTAC for all our undergraduate courses.

Are you ready to submit your application?

You're ready if you've:

  1. Found all the courses you want to apply for - you can apply for up to 6.
  2. Checked important dates.
  3. Checked you meet the entry requirements.
  4. Checked your course costs and if you're eligible for financial support.

All done? Then you're ready to apply.

Important: Make a note of the QTAC code for this course (425992) because you'll need to enter it as part of your QTAC application.

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After you've submitted your application to QTAC

If you've studied before or if you have at least two years' work experience, you may want to apply for credit for prior learning.

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