Bachelor of Nursing (Honours) (BNurs (Hons))

University of Newcastle, Australia Australia

Cricos: 00109J

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The award
BNurs (Hons)

How long you will study
1 year

Domestic course fees
find out

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
February, July

International course fees
AUD 30930 per year

All study options

About Bachelor of Nursing (Honours) at University of Newcastle, Australia

Students who perform well during the Bachelor of Nursing degree may undertake a further year of full-time (or equivalent part-time) study to obtain an Honours degree. The Honours degree is designed to develop students' knowledge and skill in research and theory development, and involves a research project in a selected field of nursing. It is intended for registered nurses who wish to prepare themselves for higher degree studies and for leadership in nursing practice, research and education.

On successful completion of the program students will have:

  • Demonstrated an understanding of the philosophical and ethical issues that underpin the knowledge base of the discipline of nursing.
  • Appreciation of a broad range of research methodologies that may be used to investigate the discipline of nursing.
  • The ability to conceive, plan and carry to completion a discrete piece of scholarly work relating to an area of nursing practice.
  • Critically appraised nursing research in the delivery of health care to individuals, families, groups and communities.
  • Demonstrated an openness to new ideas and unconventional critiques of received wisdom.
  • Adapted knowledge to new situations.
  • Collaborated with others in the pursuit of knowledge.
  • Demonstrated knowledge in the discipline, appropriate professional knowledge and skills and high ethical standards.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardBNurs (Hons)How you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study1 year
    Course startsFebruary, JulyDomestic course fees find outInternational course feesAUD 30930 per year

Entry requirements

Admission to our undergraduate degree programs usually requires successful completion of a senior secondary school qualification similar to the Higher School Certificate (HSC), the highest educational award in New South Wales schools.

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