Bachelor of Nursing (Honours)

Be a visionary leader in healthcare

At UC, we take pride in educating nurses who are critical thinkers. We produce graduates who are not afraid to challenge and innovate, clearly articulate their concerns, and use evidence to develop effective practice solutions. Study an honours year in nursing with us to develop your skills in research to change evidence-based practice.

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Admission open to

Domestic students and International students

Level of Study


Full-time Study Duration

1 year

Lowest Selection Rank




Course code


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Career Outcomes

Study a Bachelor of Nursing (Honours) at UC and you will:

  • design and develop a research topic of your choice
  • generate research evidence with the potential to change practice
  • work closely with the professional nursing community and our highly experienced staff
  • benefit from UCs strong position of leadership and understanding of governance in the health sector.

Career Opportunities

On graduating from the Bachelor of Nursing (Honours) you will equipped to begin a career in health research and leadership.

Work Integrated Learning

Throughout your degree you will have the opportunity to with our partners including the ACT Government Health Directorate and the Research Centre for Nursing and Midwifery Practice.Take part in the seminars, workshops and conferences that are regularly offered to disseminate cutting edge research and collaboratively develop innovative approaches to complex challenges in the health sector. Not to mention working closely with UC staff, many of whom hold leadership positions within the profession.

Course details

Sample study plan


  • Research Planning
  • Epidemiology and Principles of Research
  • Nursing Honours Thesis

Course specific

To enrol in Bachelor of Nursing (Honours)  you must be a registered nurse or be eligible for registration as a nurse in Australia, plus hold a Bachelor of Nursing degree. In addition, have a GPA of 5 or more for graded subjects within their undergraduate program. For applicants from another university an equivalent academic criterion will apply.


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