Honours Degree of Bachelor of Nursing
Campus North Terrace Campus
Degree Type Honours Bachelor
Duration 1 year full-time or part-time equiv.
The degree enables students to explore and investigate an area of interest in the field of nursing and to develop the research skills required for study at a higher level. Graduates who gain a first division honours can apply directly for PhD study.
Graduates have research skills and knowledge that complements their prior studies, and will be prepared for research roles across the health care sector and in academia. Completing an Honours degree also provides a distinct point of difference in a competitive job market.
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SATAC Code www.satac.edu.au Mid-year entry Subject to availability Intake February Enquiries Ask Adelaide
Alternative entry pathways
Apply through SATAC: www.satac.edu.auContact the Faculty: http://health.adelaide.edu.au/our-research/honours-and-higher-degrees-by-research
- Higher Education applicants
Students who have completed the required undergraduate program to a satisfactory level may be eligible to apply for the Honours program.
- Other Entry Pathways
CRICOS 068884G Intake February
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
Tertiary Qualifications Graduate entry only.
- Higher Education applicants
Fees and Scholarships
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Annual tuition fees International student place: $35,000
These scholarships, as well as many others funded by industry and non-profit organisations, are available to potential and currently enrolled students.
Graduate AttributesThe objective of this program is to produce graduates with specific attributes as outlined in University of Adelaide Graduate Attributes.
- Deep discipline knowledge
- Critical thinking and problem solving
- Teamwork and communication skills
- Career and leadership readiness
- Intercultural and ethical competency
- Self-awareness and emotional intelligence
Nurse Researcher, Registered Nurse, Nurse
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Degree StructureTo qualify for the degree of Bachelor of Nursing (Honours), students must satisfactorily complete a program of study of not less than 24 units. Students complete 3 units each in the courses Nursing Research Literacy and Nursing Systematic Reviews of Research, and a supervised Research Project of 18 units.
Academic Program Rules
The Calendar is a comprehensive handbook of the University's academic program rules.
Example Study Plan
NURSING 4301 Honours Nursing Systematic Review of Research
NURSING 4300 Honours Nursing Literacy
NURSING 4200A/B Research Project
In the case of a part-time enrolment the following courses must be completed in two consecutive years:
NURSING 4210A Research Project Part-Time Continuing
NURSING 4210B Research Project Part-Time Final
Honours tutorials, research methods and a research dissertation.
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Last updated: Wednesday, 22 Nov 2017