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Bachelor of Nursing (BNUR)
Start
  • Semester 1 (February)
  • Semester 2 (July)
Flexibility
  • On-campus
Campus
  • Toowoomba
  • Fraser Coast
Duration
  • 3 years or part time equivalent
Units
  • 24 units
Approximate annual fees
  • Commonwealth supported
    AUD 6525
  • Domestic full fee paying
    AUD 16650
Entry requirements
  • OP/Rank: 15/67
Start
  • Semester 1 (February)
  • Semester 2 (July)
Flexibility
  • On-campus
Campus
  • Toowoomba
  • Fraser Coast
CRICOS Code
  • 017703G
Duration
  • 3 years or part time equivalent
Units
  • 24 units
Approximate annual fees
  • On-campus
    AUD 21565

Bachelor of Nursing

Embark on a flexible and fulfilling career in nursing

The Bachelor of Nursing degree prepares you for the nursing profession as a registered nurse through a combination of coursework, clinical simulation in well-resourced on-campus nursing laboratories and quality clinical experience in a wide variety of health care settings.

Almost 50 percent of the program is devoted to clinical practice within simulated on-campus labs or in health care settings, including large metropolitan  hospitals, mental health services, regional health care services, aged care settings, community health services, specialty clinics and rehabilitation centres.

You will gain practical skills in addition to a comprehensive theoretical body of knowledge and the development of a full range of clinical and interpersonal skills needed to function as an effective practitioner.

Fast track your study  

Our Bachelor of Nursing is the only degree in Queensland that offers an accelerated option that enables students who start in Semester 1 to study over summer and finish the six semesters of the program in two years.

Study externally

A flexible delivery option is available to eligible students, which allows the on-campus component to be studied in intensive residential schools each semester, combined with online delivery and face-to-face clinical experience.

Career opportunities

As a graduate of the Bachelor of Nursing you will have the skills required to work as a Registered Nurse, Clinical Nurse or Nurse Unit Manager in a multitude of settings in Australia or overseas including public and private hospitals, community health, mental health, aged care,  home health care, indigenous health, occupational health, rural practice and overseas nursing.

This program is also a pathway to graduate-entry midwifery and mental health programs and other specialties within nursing and health care.

Professional accreditation

The Bachelor of Nursing at USQ is accredited by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) and is listed as an approved program with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulating Authority (AHPRA).

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