Bachelor of Nursing (Honours)

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Faculty of Health and Medicine

Program Code

10954

Graduate Level

Undergraduate

Admission Instructions

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Mode of delivery

On campus.

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Students who perform well during the Bachelor of Nursing degree may undertake a further year of full-time (or equivalent part-time) study to obtain an Honours degree. The Honours degree is designed to develop students' knowledge and skill in research and theory development, and involves a research project in a selected field of nursing. It is intended for registered nurses who wish to prepare themselves for higher degree studies and for leadership in nursing practice, research and education.


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Applicants must hold a Bachelor of Nursing or equivalent degree with a grade point average of 5.0 or better.


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No credit is given in the Honours program.


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International students are not eligible for entry to this program.


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The Faculty accepts responsibility, in liaison with the student Support Unit, for providing reasonable accommodations to allow students with disabilities to complete the program.


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The Bachelor of Nursing (Honours) is a one year full time or 18 months part-time program designed to develop students' knowledge and skills in research and theory development, and to assist them to undertake a research project in a selected field of nursing. Students are appointed a research supervisor. They meet with their supervisor fortnightly at the start of their program. Meetings with their supervisor will become less frequent as the program progresses. The program also includes one or two face-to-face courses depending on enrolment.


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Complete the following core courses to fulfil the requirements of this program.
NURS4302Nursing Research StrategiesSemester 1 - 2014 (Callaghan)
Semester 2 - 2014 (Callaghan)
20 units
NURS4303Nursing Research FrameworksSemester 1 - 2014 (Callaghan)
Semester 2 - 2014 (Callaghan)
20 units
NURS4930Honours Thesis CompletionSemester 1 - 2014 (Callaghan)
Semester 2 - 2014 (Callaghan)
20 units
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Choose 20 units from either NURS4301 or EPID6420 AND HLSC4120.
HLSC4120Research Methodology and DesignSemester 1 - 2014 (Callaghan)10 units
NURS4301Nursing Research MethodsSemester 1 - 2014 (Callaghan)
Semester 2 - 2014 (Callaghan)
20 units
EPID6420Epidemiology A - Basic MethodsSemester 1 - 2014 (Callaghan)
Semester 1 - 2014 (GradSchool)
10 units