Bachelor of Health (Honours) (Nursing)
Ready to take the next step in your health career?
USQ’s Bachelor of Health (Honours) (Nursing) provides you with an ideal platform to expand and develop knowledge within Nursing. You will learn research techniques and apply them to the area in the health sector you’re most passionate about.
Under the guidance of our leading researchers, you will be responsible for planning and executing a relevant research project, emerging from the Bachelor of Health (Honours) (Nursing) with refined research skills, as well as specialist knowledge in Nursing.
Why Nursing?In the Nursing specialisation you will have the opportunity to delve deeper into the scientific foundation of clinical practice, prevention of disease and disability, enhancement of palliative care and many other, critical and rewarding health practices. Your research could have the potential to impact practices within public and private hospitals, as well as community health, Indigenous health, occupational health, rural practice and much more.
How much will it cost?
Approximate annual costs1 for your first year of study (8 units) in this program are:
|Commonwealth supported||AUD 9527|
|Domestic full fee paying||AUD 23000|
Loan to help you pay your fees
You may not have to pay your course (subject) fees upfront. HECS-HELP and FEE-HELP allows you to defer your fees until your income reaches a certain level.
You may also be eligible to receive financial support from Centrelink.
Scholarships and financial assistance
You may be able to apply for scholarships to help with your study costs.
- Completion of an Australian bachelor degree (or equivalent) in Health or a related discipline, with a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 5.0.
- Applicants need both supervisory and honours committee approval prior to enrolment.
English Language Requirements
You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements. This program requires a minimum of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.
If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.
How to apply
Applying directly to USQ:
- Semester 1, 2020 - applications close Friday 6 March, with semester 1 commencing on Monday 24 February 2020.
- Semester 2, 2020 - applications close Friday 24 July, with semester 2 commencing on Monday 13 July 2020.