|University Location||Newcastle, New South Wales|
|Int'l Student Population||7,000|
|Main Campus||Callaghan (Newcastle)|
|Program Duration||3 years|
|Estimated Annual Tuition||$32,720 AUD (2019 fees; subject to increase)|
|Next Available Intake||February 2020|
|Application Deadline||No set deadline*|
Studying a Bachelor of Nursing degree at the University of Newcastle (UON) will give you the opportunity to undertake a wide range of courses in health and medicine. You will have the opportunity to study your nursing courses in face-to face learning and online. In addition to theoretical learning, a UON nursing degree offers plenty of hands-on experience in clinical laboratories and placements.
Be inspired by Newcastle’s enthusiastic and experienced clinical educators and internationally ranked researchers who bring their courses to life and share their love of learning. The university’s teaching excellence ensures you will gain the knowledge, skills and clinical reasoning in preparation for the dynamic and unpredictable nature of the nursing profession and nursing research.
You can study courses in areas that include nursing theory and practice in
- primary, secondary and tertiary nursing;
- aged care;
- mental health;
- human bioscience.
Over the course of the Bachelor of Nursing program, you will complete 800 hours in a range of diverse clinical contexts including, but not limited to, primary health care services, community centres, residential aged-care contexts, mental health services and acute care hospitals throughout the Hunter, Central Coast, Mid North Coast and University Department of Rural Health (UDRH) sites.
Hands-on clinical experience is undertaken initially in the laboratories and simulation units on campus and then in actual health care contexts. Graduates will be well-prepared clinically and academically for rewarding careers in a wide variety of health settings.
Completed high school diploma
You must have a high school diploma with a 60% average or higher in your final year of studies with biology and/or chemistry, general English and general maths. You are expected to have suitable computer skills, including word processing, email, web and web searching.
*While there is no set application deadline, you are strongly encouraged by the university to submit your application a minimum of three months prior to the program start date.