|Indicative ATAR||75 Indicative TER (ATAR) - This figure provides an indication of the TER (ATAR) normally required to enter this course. It is provided as a guide only.|
|Study method||Part-time or full-time|
|Intake||February or July|
|Duration||3.5 years full-time|
This degree is designed to train you to work as a Registered Nurse. Registered nurses work to restore a patient’s health, help them with rehabilitation or give them palliative care.
This course provides a comprehensive program of study involving simulated practice and fieldwork, advanced clinical skill development, biological, behavioural and nursing sciences, and the opportunity for an international study experience.
It is organised around the study of individuals within families and communities, and integrates nursing theory with clinical practice to give you the opportunity for experiential learning.
You will also have the opportunity to learn in an interprofessional environment and provide care as a member of an interprofessional healthcare team.
To complete this 3.5-year degree you will enrol in the Comprehensive Stream.
Alternative streams under the Bachelor of Science (Nursing) are offered to enhance your qualification if you are already an enrolled or registered nurse:
- Enrolled Nurse to Registered Nurse Stream (Domestic only)
- Registered Nurse Conversion - Australian Registration Nurse Stream (Domestic and International)
- Registered Nurse Conversion - Non-Registration Nurse Stream (Domestic and International)
High achieving students may complete an additional honours year enabling them to undertake their own significant research project.
Entry requirements for Australian and New Zealand students
Indicative TER (ATAR) Indicative TER (ATAR) - This figure provides an indication of the TER (ATAR) normally required to enter this course. It is provided as a guide only.
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.
Written English and MC Verbal
Please see our correlation comparability for previous TEE subjects, WACE courses and WACE ATAR courses.
Mature age entry
Essential WACE courses
Desirable WACE coursesHuman Biology ATAR and Integrated Science ATAR
Mandatory requirements for clinical practice include:
- Manual Handling and Basic Life Support Certificate is required prior to commencement of the course and then updated on a yearly basis.
- Department of Health Criminal Record Screening
- National Police Screen
- Working with Children Check
You will need to keep these requirements current during your course. You are responsible for the cost of these.
You must also be available to undertake clinical practice during and/or outside semester in health care facilities.
Please refer to the following statements before applying for this course:
A first aid qualification (Senior First Aid Certificate or equivalent) is required prior to completion of the first year of the course.
A break from study of more than one semester will incur additional clinical practice.
Applicants for the Registered Nurse Conversion Australian Registration Nurse Stream are required to submit supplementary documents with their application. Please visit the BSc Nursing supplementary information page for further information.
Fees for Australian and New Zealand students
Unfortunately fee information is not available for this course at this time. Please check out our Fee Calculator for an estimation of course fees.
The requirements of this course may attract additional costs. For more information visit other fees and charges.
If you have previously worked or studied in this field, you are encouraged to contact the Faculty of Health Sciences to discuss eligibility for recognition of prior learning. If you have an Enrolled Nurse qualification you will be awarded recognition of prior learning.
This course can help you become a:
- Nurse - Registered
This course can help you become a Registered Nurse.
Potential employers include:
- public hospitals
- private hospitals
- community health agencies i.e. child health centres, Silverchain and abroad.
- Blends the best traditions of patient care with a solid grounding in the nursing, biological and behavioural sciences.
- Flexible learning opportunities.
- This is the first established school of nursing in a Western Australian university.
- You can expand your theoretical foundations in the physical, biological and behavioural sciences relevant to the present day practice of nursing.