Bachelor of Nursing

Program code

1161

Available at

Nathan

Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt

Logan

South Bank

Online

Offshore

Other

Duration

3 years full-time
6 years part-time

Credit points

240

Indicative fee

$6,566.00* per year (more)
* 2019 indicative annual CSP fee

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Entry requirements

9

OP 2019

81

Rank 2019 (more)

OR VET qualification

Diploma

Offered in

Trimester 1 and Trimester 2

Prerequisites

  • English (4SA)

Assumed knowledge

Nil

OP 1-6 Guarantee

If you receive an OP 1-6 or equivalent and meet subject prerequisites, you are guaranteed a place in this program.

My details

Programs change over time. Course lists and requirements are specific to the year you started studying.

 

Standard program (Trimester 1 entry only)

For Domestic and those International students not required to complete the English Language Enhancement course

For the award of Bachelor of Nursing (BN), you must successfully complete 240 credit points, made up of the core courses AND

  • 10 credit points for a free-choice elective;
  • all prerequisite and corequisite requirements must also be met in order to progress through the program with a minimum grade of 4 to be attained
  • no more than 100 credit points of Level 1 courses (the first number of a course code denotes the level);
  • at least 60 credit points of Level 3 courses or higher.

Students commencing in Year 2

Trimester 1 entry (with advanced standing): Only for students with a Diploma of Nursing from an accredited Australian Education Provider OR Endorsed Enrolled Nurses who are registered with AHPRA.

Trimester 1 entry (with credit): Only for Internationally Qualified Nurses.

Trimester 2 entry (with credit): Only for students with a Diploma of Health Care from Griffith College OR Internationally Qualified Nurses.

For Domestic and those International students not required to complete the English Language Enhancement course

For the award of Bachelor of Nursing (BN), students admitted with 80 credit points of advanced standing or credit must successfully complete160 credit points, made up of the core courses AND

  • 10 credit points for a free-choice elective;
  • all prerequisite and corequisite requirements must also be met in order to progress through the program with a minimum grade of 4 to be attained.
  • at least 60 credit points of Level 3 courses or higher.
Placement requirements

You must successfully complete:

  • a recognised first aid certificate with CPR (at their own expense) by the end of the first trimester in Year 1:
    • certificates that expire during the program must be renewed
    • certificates that have expired prior to the commencement of teaching in the first trimester of enrolment must be renewed by the end of the first trimester
    • enrolled nurses are not exempt from this requirement
  • all documentation required for clinical placement(i.e. National Police Check for Domestic students, Federal Police check for International students, Immunisation etc) by the end of the first trimester in Year 1
  • all courses including clinical experience requirements in first year before proceeding to second year courses:
    • students who successfully complete some of the prescribed first year courses may, at the discretion of the School of Nursing and Midwifery, enrol in second year courses while they complete remaining first year courses
  • professional experience, clinical experience/placement and other mandatory requirements:
    • courses or components of courses incorporating clinical experience or other mandatory components need to be satisfactorily completed to satisfy degree requirements even though the overall performance would otherwise qualify the student to graduate

This degree/s may be awarded with Distinction where a student achieves a minimum program GPA of 6.5 with no failed courses. The words 'This award was achieved with Distinction' will be recorded on the testamur and will appear below the conferral date of the award.

Designated Courses for the Purposes of Exclusion

The following list is provided for students:

You should contact the Program Director for any further advice.

Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Level and Type

The Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) is the national policy for regulated qualifications in Australian education and training. This qualification is accredited as an AQF Level 7 - Bachelor Degree.

English Language Enhancement

Domestic students enrolled in this program whose first language is not English may complete the following English Language Enhancement (ELE) course as an elective.

Students whose first language is English are not permitted to undertake this ELE course.

Program learning outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes communicate to the community the value of the Griffith educational experience as benchmarked against national qualification standards.

Program Learning Outcomes for this award describe the knowledge, skills and the application of knowledge and skills you will acquire through studying the Griffith program of your choice.