Cricos: 00917K

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The award
BN

How long you will study
2 Years

Domestic course fees
find out

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
January

International course fees
AUD 39243 per year

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About Bachelor of Nursing (Graduate Entry) at Western Sydney University

CRICOS Code: 050935E

This course prepares graduates for eligibility to apply for registration throughout Australia as a registered nurse. The focus of the course is on inquiry-based learning, critical thinking and reflective practice in relation to the theory and practice of nursing in health and health breakdown across the lifespan. Using a primary health care framework students study the application of physical and behavioural sciences to nursing; inquiry and evidence-based practice principles and utilisation within nursing; nursing care of individuals, families and groups from diverse backgrounds across the lifespan. The acquisition of nursing knowledge and skills occurs initially in campus-based simulated clinical practice settings and consolidation occurs as students undertake clinical placements in a variety of health care settings.

The Bachelor of Nursing (Graduate Entry) is offered as a two year course beginning with an intensive, full-time unit of study that supports student transition into second year of the 4691 Bachelor Nursing program. Students will not be eligible for further recognition of prior learning (RPL) in addition to the 80 cpts awarded for 1st year of the course.

Prospective students should be aware that full disclosure of any issues of impairment or misconduct is a declaration requirement when applying for registration as a registered nurse.

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  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardBNHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study2 years
    Course startsJanuaryDomestic course fees find outInternational course feesAUD 39243 per year

Entry requirements

Academic Entry Requirements

Admission to Western Sydney University is highly competitive and is on the basis of academic merit. International students are required to meet the same standards as Australian residents. Refer to the online handbook for the specific requirements of each degree program. Some programs may also require evidence of relevant work experience.

English Language Entry Requirements

All international students must have a good command of written and spoken English. If English is not your first language or was not the medium of instruction in your secondary or tertiary studies (evidence required), you will need to demonstrate your proficiency in the English language by achieving a prescribed level in an approved English examination or test before you can receive a full offer of a place.

More information of Academic and English Language Requirements in available on our Entry Requirements webpage.

Applying to Western Sydney University

International applicants can apply direct to Western Sydney University or via an authorised agent representative of the University. International students applying to The University through the International Office can find details of minimum English proficiency requirements and acceptable proof in the University Handbook.

If you are an international student completing one of the following qualifications in the calendar year prior to admission; An Australian Year 12 in or outside Australia; An International Baccalaureate in Australia or A New Zealand National Certificate of Educational Achievement (NCEA) level 3; you can lodge your application online at UAC International.

Students applying for Study Abroad and Exchange programs (non-award one or two semester of study) need to follow the steps on the Study Abroad at Western Sydney University website.

Please visit our admissions webpage for full details and a video guide on how to apply to Western Sydney University as an International student.

What students think about Western Sydney University

    Nimi Techi, India, Bachelor of Communications

    Testimonial from Nimi Techi, India, Bachelor of Communications, student at Western Sydney University

    I love Western Sydney for the fact that it offers all that it takes for you to be a well-rounded professional in your field. This university fulfills all my requirements of a foreign education: multicultural environment, well-designed curricula, high-class facilities, and practical training opportunities. The inclusivity and support the university provides towards the international students is simply amazing.

    Ishmamul Haque, Bangladesh, Bachelor of Information and Communication Technology/ Bachelor of Business (Accounting)

    Testimonial from Ishmamul Haque, Bangladesh, Bachelor of Information and Communication Technology/ Bachelor of Business (Accounting), student at Western Sydney University

    If I were to list down every feature of the Western Sydney University which appealed to me, it would be a perpetually extending, inexhaustible list. The focus of education is student centred with emphasis on industry preparedness. Therefore, as most undergraduates (like myself) seek to gain industry relevant skills and experiences, Western trains us with professional relevance in mind.

    Sajit Gopal Gurubacharya, International Student from Nepal, Bachelor of Computer Science

    Testimonial from Sajit Gopal Gurubacharya, International Student from Nepal, Bachelor of Computer Science, student at Western Sydney University

    Western Sydney University is a great place to learn, develop and grow as a person. It offers you many opportunities, enables you to be part of the active social clubs while gaining knowledge in your field of study. University is what you make of it, but Western provides you a relaxed environment to strive in succeeding.  I like that the teachers are extremely approachable and are willing to help you learn when you ask for it. Close consultation and interaction with the teachers have helped me get the best out of my degree.

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