Bachelor of Nursing
ACU is the largest provider of graduate nurses in Australia. With increased emphasis on national and state health priorities, students will be well-prepared to meet current and future health needs of the community.
Qualify as a proactive and adaptable, professional, entry-level nurse who is an ethical, critical and responsive thinker and independent lifelong learner. Learner-centred approaches, including inquiry and situation-based learning, will enhance students learning experience and readiness for the workplace.
This course aims to develop a caring professional nurse, who is proactive and adaptable, a competent, safe and ethical clinician, a creative and critical thinker, an informed consumer of practice evidence, and an independent lifelong learner. The course uses learner-centred approaches including inquiry and situation-based learning to enhance students' experiences during the course as well as their readiness for the workplace.
Students have the opportunity to choose a clinical nursing specialty focus in the final semester that is linked with industry in areas of workforce need, such as medical/surgical nursing, perioperative nursing, high dependency nursing, palliative care, aged care, paediatrics, maternal and infant care, mental health and community nursing.
Graduates can pursue a range of careers including: registered nurse, medical/surgical nurse, paediatric nurse, aged carer, community carer, developmental disability carer, maternal and infant carer, and mental health carer.
Applying for Admission
Applicants require the equivalent of Australian High School completion and an overall academic IELTS score of 7.0 (with an individual score of 6.5 in writing, speaking, listening and reading).
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Last updated December 7, 2015