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Bachelor of Health (Honours) (Nursing)

Bachelor of Health (Honours) (Nursing) (BHEH)
CRICOS: 096719M

Entry requirements
Study mode
  • On-campus
  • Online
Campus
  • Ipswich
  • Toowoomba
Duration
  • 1 year(s) (or part-time equivalent)
Start
  • Feb, Jul
Note: This degree is only available to international on-campus students at UniSQ Toowoomba.

Overview

  • UniSQ’s Bachelor of Health (Honours) (Nursing) provides you with an ideal platform to expand and develop knowledge within nursing. You will learn research techniques and apply them to the area in the health sector you’re most passionate about.
  • Under the guidance of our leading researchers, you will be responsible for planning and executing a relevant research project, emerging with refined research skills, as well as specialist knowledge in nursing.
  • In the Nursing specialisation, you will have the opportunity to delve deeper into the scientific foundation of clinical practice, prevention of disease and disability, enhancement of palliative care and many other, critical and rewarding health practices. Your research could have the potential to impact practices within public and private hospitals, as well as community health, Indigenous health, occupational health, rural practice and much more.

Further study

Once you’ve completed the Bachelor of Health (Honours) you can choose to embark on further study with UniSQ’s Master of Nursing or Doctor of Philosophy.

Career outcomes

  • You will have a specialised understanding of a topic in your chosen field, which could lead to career opportunities in the health sector.
  • You will acquire advanced research skills which could lead to research career opportunities in the health sector.

Entry requirements

  • Completion of an Australian bachelor degree, or equivalent, in health or a related discipline, with a minimum GPA of 5.0.
  • Applicants need both supervisory and honours committee approval prior to enrolment.

English language requirements

You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements and this degree requires a minimum of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent. If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.

Recognition of prior learning or work experience

If you have previously studied in your home country, you may be eligible for recognition of prior learning to reduce the number of courses that you need to study to finish your program.

Pathways

UniSQ offers a number of bachelor degrees for you to study to help you meet the entry requirements for your chosen degree.

Degree structure

To complete this degree students must complete 8 units. Most courses (similar to ‘subjects’) are valued at 1 unit. To study full-time you would usually complete 4 units per semester.

Courses to be studied Units
Core courses 7
1 x approved course 1
Total 8

Refer to the UniSQ Handbook for courses to be studied and recommended enrolment patterns.

Fees and scholarships

Your actual fees may vary depending on the courses you select. We review our fees annually so these may be subject to change.

Approximate annual costs1 for international students' first year of study (8 units) in this degree:

Study Mode Cost
External/Online

You are responsible for the full cost of your course and are charged a tuition fee.

AUD 32000
On-campus

You are responsible for the full cost of your course and are charged a tuition fee.

AUD 32000

1 These are indicative annual fees for 2022. 

Student services and amenities fees

You may need to pay student services and amenities (SA) fees as part of your course costs.

Scholarships

At UniSQ, we offer a range of scholarships to support your success at university. Find a scholarship that works for you.

How to apply

Complete your online application directly to UniSQ.

CRICOS: 096719M

The University accepts applications all year. Semester start dates are:

  • Semester 1, 2023 starts on Monday 20 February, 2023.
  • Semester 2, 2023 starts on Monday 10 July, 2023.

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