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Bachelor of Nursing (Honours)


80 cp

Minimum duration: 1 year full-time or equivalent part-time.

Course available at:
Ballarat Victoria
Brisbane Queensland
Canberra ACT
Melbourne Victoria
Sydney (North Sydney) NSW

1. Admission Requirements1

To be eligible to apply for admission to the honours degree course, a student must have completed a Bachelor of Nursing pass degree and attained grades of distinction or above in at least half of the graded units (a) at second and third year levels of the undergraduate course; or (b) in a postgraduate course.

2. Requirements for Completion of the Honours Degree

To qualify for the honours degree a student must, in addition to satisfying the requirements of the pass degree, complete 80 cp from the Schedule of Honours Units.

3. Progression within the Course

In all aspects of progress through the course, students will be advised by the Course Coordinator and bound by decisions of the School Committee.

Schedule of Honours Units

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Coursework Units

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name
HLSC401 10 Research Methods in Health Sciences
HLSC402 10 Preparing for Research in Health Sciences
HLSC403 10 Data Management in Health Sciences

Thesis Units

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name
NRSG412 10 Honours Thesis Part A

and (a)
Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name
NRSG413 40 Honours Thesis Part B

or (b)
Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name
NRSG414 20 Honours Thesis P/T (Part C)
NRSG415 20 Honours Thesis P/T (Part D)

1A student must also comply with the Admission Rules.