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Summary
Bachelor of Health (Honours) Major Nursing (BHEH)
  • CRICOS: 096719M

Study Mode
  • On-campus
  • Online

Start
  • Semester 1 (February)
  • Semester 2 (July)

Number of Units
  • 8 units

Duration
  • 1 year/s or part-time equivalent

Campus
  • Ipswich
  • Toowoomba

This degree is only available to international on-campus students at USQ Toowoomba.
View USQ Handbook

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.

Further study

Once you’ve completed the Bachelor of Health (Honours) you can choose to embark on further study with USQ’s Master of Health, Master of Science (Research), or Doctor of Philosophy.
You will have a specialised understanding of a topic in your chosen field, which could lead to career opportunities in the health sector. You will also acquire advanced research skills which could lead to research career opportunities in the health sector.
Courses to be studied Units
Core courses 7
plus 1 x approved course 1
Total 8
Refer to the USQ Handbook for courses to be studied and recommended enrolment patterns.

How much will it cost?

Approximate annual costs1 for international students' first year of study (8 units) in this program:

Study Mode Cost
External/Online AUD 25000
On-campus AUD 30480

Scholarships and financial assistance

You may be able to apply for scholarships to help with your study costs.

1 These are indicative annual fees for 2020 and costs will vary depending on the actual courses selected during your study. Fees may also vary from year to year as they are reviewed annually.

Entry Requirements

  • 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.

Admission pathways

Pathway programs are also available if you don't meet the English entry requirements mentioned above.


How to apply

CRICOS: 096719M

Closing dates

USQ accepts applications all year. Semester start dates are:

  • Semester 1, 2020 - Monday 24 February 2020.
  • Semester 2, 2020 - Monday 13 July 2020.

Recognition of prior learning or work experience

If you have previously studied in your home country, you may be eligible for recognition of prior learning to reduce the number of courses that you need to study to finish your program.