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Undergraduate

Enrolled Nurse to Registered Nurse Stream

Bachelor of Science Nursing - BSc(Curtin) - STRU-ENRNU Health Sciences
Minimum ATAR Not applicable This figure refers to the ATAR level below which an application will not be considered. This is not a guarantee of admission.
Location Bentley
Study method Full-time or part-time
Study mode On-campus
Intake July
Duration 2.5 years full-time or part-time equivalent

Course overview

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Turn your Enrolled Nurse (Division 2) qualification into a Registered Nurse (Division 1) that is recognised by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.

This course includes biological, behavioural and nursing sciences, and is organised around the study of individuals within families and the community.

Your learning will involve interprofessional education, giving you the opportunity to study with different nursing and medical specialists from a range of fields. This will encourage you to be an active, contributing member of an interprofessional healthcare team.

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Admission criteria

In addition to the course-specific admission criteria listed below, please read our general admission criteria. Our general admission criteria apply to all courses at Curtin University.

Admission criteria for Australian and New Zealand students

Minimum ATAR This figure refers to the ATAR level below which an application will not be considered. This is not a guarantee of admission.

Not applicable

STAT entry STAT entry - The Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT) assesses competencies considered important for success at uni. These tests are provided by the Tertiary Institutions Service Centre (TISC) to help mature age candidates apply for certain courses.

Please see our correlation comparability for previous TEE subjects, WACE courses and WACE ATAR courses.

ATAR-related adjustments

Details of the types of ‘bonus points’ commonly available to applicants can be found on our StepUp to Curtin page.

ATAR and selection rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR in the most recent intake period

View data on the ATAR and selection rank profile of offers made from the most recent intake period.

Mature age entry

Discover other ways you can qualify

English language proficiency

IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing System)
Writing 6.5
Speaking 6.5
Reading 6.5
Listening 6.5
Overall band score 7.0

Other qualifications may also satisfy our English language admission criteria. Please view our English language requirements page to find out more.

Other requirements

You must have completed the Diploma of Enrolled Nursing and be currently registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.

Fieldwork requirements

Many of our courses require students to comply with additional essential requirements, particularly in relation to fieldwork. Failure to comply with any of the essential fieldwork requirements may potentially prevent the successful completion of the course and/or achieving professional registration.

Please refer to the following statements on the essential requirements for the fieldwork component of this course:

Fees

Fees for Australian and New Zealand students

Year Student type Cost
2018 Commonwealth supported What is a Commonwealth supported place (CSP)? - A CSP is subsidised by the Australian Government. They pay part of the course fees directly to Curtin and then the student pays the remainder. The student can defer this fee to their HECS-HELP loan.

All Australian students studying an undergraduate degree are automatically awarded a Commonwealth supported place.

Learn more about CSPs and whether you're eligible by visiting the Australian Government's StudyAssist website.
$8,430*

Fees are indicative first year only and are subject to passage of legislation.

*The indicative first-year fee is calculated on 200 credit points, which is the typical full-time study load per year, however some courses require additional study to be completed, in which case the fee will be higher than that shown.

This fee is a guide only. It may vary depending on the units you choose and do not include incidental fees (such as lab coats or art supplies) or the cost of your textbooks - visit other fees and charges for more information. For more information on fees and to determine your eligibility for HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP, please visit fee basics or the Study Assist website

If you're not an Australian citizen, permanent resident or New Zealand citizen, please see information for international students.

Professional recognition

Upon graduating from the Australian Registration Nurse Stream you can become a Registered Nurse (Division 1) with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.

Credit for previous study

If you have previously worked or studied in this field, you are encouraged to contact the Faculty of Health Sciences to discuss eligibility for credit for recognised learning. If you have an Enrolled Nurse qualification you will be awarded credit for recognised learning.


Learn about Credit for Recognised Learning (CRL).

Why Enrolled Nurse to Registered Nurse Stream?

  • Gain diverse fieldwork experience 
  • You can seek registration as a Division 1 registered nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia

Student profile

View our student profile table to get an indication of the likely peer cohort for new students at Curtin University. This table provides data on students that commenced undergraduate study and passed the census date in the most relevant recent intake period for which data are available. It includes those admitted through all offer rounds and international students studying in Australia.