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Overview

  • Complete the requirements for a nursing career and develop knowledge about how humans respond and react to challenging situations.
  • Complete 2 separate degrees in 4 years full-time.
  • Take the first step towards a career as a registered psychologist.
QTAC course code 425112
QUT course code HL17
Attendance Full-time
Course duration 4 years full-time
Start month 2018 February
Delivery On campus
  • Kelvin Grove
Faculty
  • Faculty of Health
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CRICOS code 065615J
Careers
  • Nurse
  • Psychologist

Details

Career outcomes

This program prepares graduates to deal with situations where an understanding of how humans respond and react to challenging situations would be an advantage, such as when working as a nurse in emergency, mental health, palliative care or cancer departments. Graduates of this degree may find employment in a number of healthcare settings.

Professional recognition

The Bachelor of Nursing 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.

The Bachelor of Behavioural Science (Psychology) is accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council. To pursue a career in a professional area of psychology, you will need to undertake further study to gain registration with the Psychology Board of Australia.

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.

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.

Entry requirements

Minimum academic requirements

I did not complete secondary school in Australia

Select the country where you completed your studies to see a guide to the grades you need to apply for this course.

If your country or qualification is not listed, you can still apply for this course and we will assess your eligibility.

    Don't meet the academic requirements? We can help!

    We offer pathway courses to help you meet the academic requirements for this course.

    When you apply for this course, we will recommend which pathway course you should enrol in.

    I completed secondary school in Australia

    Guide to entry cut-offs

    These cut-offs are based on the previous application period. The actual cut-offs may be higher or lower.

    OP 8
    Rank 84
    Did you get an OP 1-5?

    If you completed secondary school in Australia and received an OP 1-5 or equivalent, and you meet the course prerequisites, you are guaranteed an offer for this course in the major offer round.

    Minimum English language requirements

    We accept English language proficiency scores from a variety of tests. If you completed a test that was not IELTS, check which English language test scores we accept.

    You must have taken your test no more than 2 years before your QUT course starts.

    IELTS (International English Language Testing System)
    Speaking 6.5
    Writing 6.5
    Reading 6.5
    Listening 6.5
    Overall 7.0

    Don't have the English language score you need? We can help!

    We offer English language courses to improve your English and help you gain entry to this course.

    When you apply for this course, we will recommend which English course you should enrol in.

    Haven't completed an English language test? We can help!

    If you have not completed an English language test, you can sit the IELTS test at our IELTS test centre.

    Course fees

    Your actual fees may vary depending on which units you choose. All fees are based on current fixed fee prices. 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: $31,800 per year full-time (96 credit points) (subject to annual review)

    Scholarships and financial support

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

    These scholarships are available for this course:

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    How to apply for Bachelor of Nursing/Bachelor of Behavioural Science (Psychology)

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    1. Found all the courses you want to apply for. You can apply for up to 3
    2. Checked important dates
    3. Checked you meet the entry requirements
    4. Checked costs and scholarships
    5. Checked if you're eligible for credit for prior learning
    6. Gathered supporting documents

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