ACU is the largest provider of nurses in Australia. Our close links with hospitals and health care partners guarantee clinical experience in diverse settings. The Bachelor of Nursing develops caring professional nurses who are proactive and adaptable, competent and ethical clinicians, and creative and critical thinkers.
Nursing is a vocational degree that develops your personal skills and a strong sense of professionalism, which are qualities valued by many employers
Jobs directly related to your degree include:
High intensity therapist
Learning disability nurse
Mental health nurse
Jobs where your degree would be useful include:
Further education teacher
Health service manager
Higher education lecturer
Primary care graduate mental health worker
Remember that many employers accept applications from graduates with any degree subject, so don't restrict your thinking to the jobs listed here.
Across the course theory will be consistently embedded in clinical practice through the inclusion of one Integrating Practice unit every semester. Clinical placement areas include aged care, community nursing, high dependency nursing, medical/surgical nursing, mental health, paediatrics, palliative care, and perioperative nursing. You may also take up the opportunity to engage with communities overseas and gain unique educational and cultural experiences working in care facilities in developing countries.Pending meeting local registration requirements, Bachelor of Nursing graduates can pursue a range of careers as a Registered Nurse within the health care industry including: I want to find another Bachelor Course aged care nursingcommunity care nursingmedical/surgical nursingmental health nursingpaediatric nursingCareer PathsAs a registered nurse graduates can pursue a career in a range of settings including medical/surgical nursing, paediatric nursing, aged care nursing, community care nursing, mental health nursing, and clinical education.
Programme Structure Courses Included:Introduction to Australian Nursing Practice 1 Transition into Nursing Principles of Nursing: Surgical Principles of Nursing: Mental Health Principles of Nursing: Medical Principles of Nursing: Contexts of Ageing Transition to Professional Nursing Building Healthy Communities Principles of Nursing: Chronic Illness and Disability Principles of Nursing: A Palliative Approach Clinical Leadership
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Academic Entry Requirement
Academic Requirements Applicants require the equivalent of Australian High School completion and an overall academic IELTS score of 7.0 (with an individual score of 6.5 in writing, speaking, listening and reading). Recognised international high school qualification English language proficiency.