Bachelor of Nursing (Pre-Registration)




Courses Overview

What will I learn?
The Bachelor of Nursing (Pre-Registration) is for students with no previous formal nursing qualifications, for enrolled nurses and/or for psychiatric/mental health/mental deficiency nurses who would like to become eligible to register with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia as a Registered Nurse.
Students in this course are required to do professional experience placement (work experience) during their program of study. Certain statutory and other requirements must be met before any student is permitted to attend placement.
You will:
be introduced to clinical practice together with the scientific basis of nursing, communication for practice, research skills and the role of the nurse in the health care system
develop nursing skills and relate all aspects of body function with nursing practice, and continue gaining clinical experience in various health care settings
explore complex health issues in nursing such as Indigenous health issues, nursing in a sociopolitical context and mental illness, alcohol tobacco and other drugs.
Our aim is to prepare nurses who are reflective about practice and have well-developed clinical reasoning skills.
The aim of the Bachelor of Nursing is to prepare comprehensive nurses who are reflective about their practice, have well-developed clinical reasoning skills and can confidently engage in nursing practice in a variety of environments/contexts, and to provide students with the learning opportunities they need to meet the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council (ANMAC) Registered Nurse Accreditation Standards (2012) and achieve the Flinders University graduate qualities.
Learning outcomes
Graduates of the course are expected to be able to:
meet the requirements for registration as general nurses with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia
deliver nursing care as safe and therapeutic practitioners based on justifiable decisions derived from clinical reasoning and the best available evidence, taking account of the broader contexts of health and health care
base their nursing practice on a holistic understanding of a person is health status within their social context
practise with an understanding of knowledge from supporting psychosocial and science disciplines
critically reflect on their practice
apply the principles and processes of nursing inquiry
engage in research activities that promote and improve nursing practice and the profession
adapt their nursing practice to the requirements of any situation, individual or group
function as effective members of healthcare teams
apply the University graduate qualities to their professional lives.


Which department am I in? College of Nursing and Health Sciences

Entry Requirement From Vietnam

Applicants must have completion of High School Diploma with SAT minimum score of 1500 with a minimum of 500 in each band or ACT minimum composite score of 21. English Language Requirements: IELTS (Academic): 6.0 Overall with 6.0 Speaking, 6.0 Writing; TOEFL Paper 550 Overall 4.5 TWE; TOEFL (Internet): 72 Overall with 18 Speaking, 18 Writing; Pearson PTE Academic: 50 Overall with 50 Speaking, 50 Writing; Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) with a grade of B2.

Entry Requirement For International Student

Applicants must have completed a secondary schooling for direct entry.
Additional requirements:
must make a self-declaration as to their fitness to practice and advise of any pre-existing illness or disability that may impair their ability to practice
will be required to undergo a police check before their clinical placements
English Language Requirements
They must also satisfy the following English language requirements: IELTS (Academic): 6.5 Overall with 6.0 Speaking, 6.0 Writing, 6.0 Reading, 6.0 Listening; TOEFL Paper 580 Overall 4.5 TWE; TOEFL (Internet): 80 Overall with 18 Speaking, 18 Writing, 18 Reading, 18 Listening; Pearson PTE Academic: 58 Overall with 50 Speaking, 50 Writing, 50 Reading, 50 Listening; Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) with a grade of C.

Path Way Options by Other Partners

Pathways options
Offered by this university
The University of Waikato offers below pathways courses for this subject Certificate of Attainment in Foundation Studies (CAFS)
Certificate of University Preparation (CUP)
Offered by other partners
This university accepts pathways courses from The University of Waikato Foundation Studies Programme

Full Time (3 years)

A$29,100.00 (US$ 22,762) per year

19 February 2018, 23 July 2018, 25 February 2019, 29 July 2019

Flinders University Bedford Park Campus, Sturt Road, BEDFORD PARK, South Australia, 5042, ADELAIDE, Australia