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This course is not available for international students.

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Enrolled Nurse to Registered Nurse

Undergraduate Stream

STRU-ENRNU

Stream
Enrolled Nurse to Registered Nurse Stream (BSc Nursing)
Credit
700

Outline

Become a Registered Nurse (Division 1).

Professional recognition

Graduates can apply for registration as a Registered Nurse (Division 1) with the Nursing and Midwifery Board Australia.

Get the Curtin edge

Access to leadership programs, specialist facilities and industry placements give you a competitive edge in the job market.

Top 1 %

Curtin is ranked in the top one per cent of universities worldwide (Academic Ranking of World Universities 2019).

Turn your Enrolled Nurse (Division 2) qualification into a Registered Nurse (Division 1) qualification, recognised by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.

This course includes biological, behavioural and nursing sciences, and is organised around the study of individuals within families and the community. 

Your learning will involve interprofessional education, allowing you to study with different nursing and medical specialists from a range of fields. This will encourage you to be an active, contributing member of an interprofessional healthcare team.

You will also develop strong, practical skills by completing a minimum of 680 hours of professional placements in diverse clinical settings.

Please refer to the handbook for additional course overview information.

Why study

  • Gain diverse fieldwork experience.
  • You can seek registration as a Division 1 registered nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.

Student profile

View our student profile table to get an indication of the likely peer cohort for new students at Curtin University. This table provides data on students that commenced undergraduate study and passed the census date in the most relevant recent intake period for which data are available. It includes those admitted through all offer rounds and international students studying in Australia.

Professional recognition

Graduates can apply to become a Registered Nurse (Division 1) with the Nursing and Midwifery Board Australia.

Career information

Careers

  • Registered nurse.

Industries

  • Community health agencies
  • Private hospitals 
  • Public hospitals.

Entry requirements

Curtin requires all applicants to demonstrate proficiency in English. Specific English requirements for this course are outlined in the IELTS table below.

IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing System)
Writing 7.0
Speaking 7.0
Reading 7.0
Listening 7.0
Overall band score 7.0

You may demonstrate English proficiency using the following tests and qualifications.

Please select a country above.

Essential course prerequisites

This stream is not available to international students. 

This stream is not available to international students. 

Other requirements and notes for this course


In addition to the course-specific admission criteria listed above, please read our general admission criteria. Our general admission criteria apply to all courses at Curtin University.

Application information

You cannot apply to this stream directly. Applications can be submitted via the main course page.

 

 

 

 

Essential requirements for admission (including fieldwork requirements)

Many of our courses require students to comply with additional essential requirements. Failure to comply with any of the essential requirements may potentially prevent the successful completion of the course and/or achieving professional registration.

Fieldwork requirements during the course

Please refer to the following statements on the fieldwork component of this course:

Advanced standing

At Curtin, we understand that everyone’s study journey has been different.

You may have already studied some of the units (subjects) listed in your Curtin course at another educational institution, or you may have work experience that matches the degree requirements.

A successful CRL application exempts you from having to complete certain units within your course and means you could finish your degree in a shorter amount of time.

CRL is also known as recognition of prior learning, advanced standing and credit transfer.

Use the CRL search to find out how much CRL you qualify for, or contact us at:

Email: ci-enquiries@curtin.edu.au
Tel: 1300 222 888

CRL search

Fees & charges

Fee information is not available for this course at this time. Find estimated course fees.

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  • Curtin course code: STRU-ENRNU
  • Last updated on: February 27, 2020