We’ve designed our Bachelor of Nursing to prepare you for the diversity and complexities of 21st century nursing.
At Swinburne, you'll benefit from our strengths in technology and innovation. Your clinical skills will be developed safely using simulation technology and realistic case studies.
Speciality study areas will include high acuity nursing, mental health services, aged and palliative care, rural and Indigenous health care, and family, paediatrics and primary health care.
Small class sizes will provide you with individualised support and assessments will be approached with an authentic, real-world view – all to help you develop into a well-rounded professional.
All our bachelor degrees include a guaranteed Work Integrated Learning opportunity, which could be a placement, internship or industry-linked project. This degree includes a mandatory work placement as a professional accreditation requirement. You’ll complete 800 clinical practicum hours in a variety of clinical settings. In Nursing Projects (NUR30007), you'll also have the opportunity to explore a student led project in collaboration with local and international industry partners.
You’ll graduate as a registered nurse (RN) and be ready to pursue a career in a variety of settings, including tertiary hospitals, aged care, rural, remote or community health care.
Every international student application is considered for a scholarship
Whether you’re living in Australia or overseas, you’re automatically considered for a scholarship of up to 30% off your course fees. Please check our updated entry requirements.
Due to high interest and limited capacity, students will be unable to defer their place in this course.
View the Informed Choices statement, which provides information about the inherent requirements of nursing, specifically the essential physical and behavioural abilities needed to perform assessment tasks and professional placements in nursing and progress to a career in this field. This information is intended to assist you to choose whether you can successfully participate in and complete a course.
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- Semester 1 - 27 February 2023
- 3400211303 (IFP)
A$37400 (annual for 2023)*
The indicative course fees shown in Course Search apply to international students for the relevant year only. They are based on a standard study load per year. However, please note that fees are assessed according to a student's study load in each semester, and variation to study load will result in an adjustment to tuition fees. All fees are subject to annual review and may be adjusted.
International students in Australia who hold student visas are required to study full-time and on campus. Courses that are taught entirely online are only available to international students studying outside Australia or those in Australia who are not on a student visa. Online courses are not available to international students in Australia who hold a student visa.
Swinburne Nursing: a 5-Star Experience
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Swinburne's Nursing degree is rated 5 stars for "educational experience" by undergraduate nursing students.*
*The Good Universities Guide 2020: this rating is based on learner engagement, learning resources, overall quality of educational experience, skills development, student support and teaching quality.
At Swinburne scholarships are about providing opportunity, promoting equity and recognising excellence and achievement. Scholarships are available for both commencing and current students.