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Bachelor of Nursing (Post Registration)

Degree Type Bachelor

Duration 1 year full-time or part-time equiv.


CRICOS 999999A

No new admissions for 2018. This degree is currently under review and is not accepting new admissions. For further information regarding related degrees please contact Ask Adelaide

The Bachelor of Nursing (Post-Registration) is an opportunity for further professional development for registered nurses in Singapore who have completed a Diploma of Nursing. Upon completion of their degree, they will be eligible to enrol in a range of higher degrees.

The undergraduate degree will focus on experiential learning and academic rigour, facilitating the effective integration of theory and practice. The curriculum content focuses on the Singapore healthcare context and the international perspective of nursing and healthcare.

  • Entry Requirements

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    Admissions Transparency Data

    CRICOS Available to non-student visa holder ONLY.
    Intake February
    Selection Criteria
    English Language Requirements
    Australian Year 12 Successful completion of an Australian year 12 qualification with a minimum pass in an accepted English language subject
    English Tests accepted by the University of Adelaide
    IELTS Overall 6.5 Reading 6 Listening 6 Speaking 6 Writing 6
    TOEFL Overall 79 Reading 13 Listening 13 Speaking 18 Writing 21
    Pearsons Overall 58 Reading 50 Listening 50 Speaking 50 Writing 50
    Cambridge Overall 176 Reading 169 Listening 169 Speaking 169 Writing 169
    Qualifications that meet minimum English requirements A range of alternative qualifications may meet the University’s minimum English requirements
    Academic Entry Requirements
    Secondary School Qualifications International ATAR 70
    International Baccalaureate (IB) 25
    Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) 9
    United Entrance Certificate (UEC) [Malaysia] 25
    General Certificate of Education (GCE) Advanced Level 6
    Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) 65
    ISC & CBSE [India] 60%
    ISBE [India] 70%
    SAT [US] 1120
    Abitur 3.7
    Thailand Certificate of Secondary Education 2.2
    Bang Tot Nghiep Trung Hoc Pho Thong 7.5
    STPM or Matrikulasi 2.67
    The University of Adelaide College Foundation Program 70
    Eynesbury Foundation Program 339
    Other Qualifications Students who don't meet the academic requirements or who have other qualifications from the South Pacific Islands, Japan, Korea, Phillipines or Taiwan may be eligible to apply for a Pre-University Pathway to prepare for or gain entry into the University's undergraduate academic programs. For additional information see Admissions Information - Academic Requirements
    Additional Entry Requirements
    Strict quotas apply. The standard cut-off is the minimum academic threshold, above which applicants will be ranked on merit. In addition to academic performance, other selection criteria may affect merit ranking.

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  • Fees and Scholarships

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    These scholarships, as well as many others funded by industry and non-profit organisations, are available to potential and currently enrolled students.

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  • Careers

    Career Readiness

    Registered Nurse

    The University of Adelaide Careers Service prepares, inspires and empowers students to achieve successful career transitions and connect with industry.

    Professional Accreditation

    This degree is accredited by the Singapore Nursing Board.

    Potential careers

    Clinical Nurse Consultant, Nurse, Nurse Educator, Nurse Manager, Nurse Researcher, Education Officer / Educator

  • Global Learning

    A Global Learning Experience is an integral component to your academic journey at The University of Adelaide. The university is committed to offering its students the opportunity to study overseas through a range of degrees offered via the Global Learning Office, including student exchange, study tours, short study degrees, internships and placements. There are many exciting opportunities in Europe, Asia, the Americas, Africa, and Oceania ranging from a few weeks to a full academic year.

    To find Global Learning opportunities available in your study area click Global Experiences.

  • Degree Structure

    The program consists of eight courses, to be undertaken part time over two years. Ngee Ann - Adelaide Education Centre offers the University degree programme on a flexible study plan for students, therefore the time to completion may vary for each student (provided it is within the University’s approved maximum period of 4 years).

    For each coursework module, lectures and tutorials are facilitated in a given semester of 4 to 6 months commencing March and July. Teaching methods include intensive on-campus lectures (3 to 4 per month) and tutorial sessions (2 to 3 per month) at Ngee Ann Adelaide Education Centre in Singapore.

    Academic Program Rules

    The Calendar is a comprehensive handbook of the University's academic program rules.

    Example Study Plan

    Year I

    Semester 1

    Semester 2

    Year II

    Semester 1

    Semester 2

    Study Plan


    All courses will contain both formative and summative assessments.

  • Further Information

    Further enquiries
    Phone: +61 8 8313 7335 (toll free 1800 061 459)

    The annual Open Day and Information Night events provide an excellent opportunity to see our campus, meet with academics, and discuss your study options.

The University of Adelaide is committed to regular reviews of the courses and programs it offers to students. The University of Adelaide therefore reserves the right to discontinue or vary programs and courses without notice. Please read the important information contained in the disclaimer.

Last updated: Wednesday, 22 Nov 2017