USQ Bachelor of Nursing

Study USQ Bachelor of Nursing and you will learn to become an excellent nurse. When you graduate, you will be skilled, knowledgeable, and ready for a successful nursing career.

Bachelor of Nursing University of Southern Queensland

At University of Southern Queensland (UniSQ, our Bachelor of Nursing program teaches nursing USQ and includes direct practice in our labs and wards. This prepares you to become a registered nurse and work in places like hospitals, communities, mental health settings, clinics, and more. You can work in Australia or other countries too.

Bachelor of Nursing USQ

At USQ, our Bachelor of Nursing program blends USQ nursing courses with direct practice in our advanced labs and nursing wards. This readies you to work as a registered nurse in places like hospitals, communities, mental health settings, GP practices, clinics, rural and remote health services, and aged care facilities all over Australia and the world.

This nursing degree matches the current Australian nursing practice standards. It equips you with skills to provide excellent nursing care to individuals of all ages. Almost half of the degree focuses on hands-on practice, either in our simulated labs or real healthcare settings. These include big city hospitals, mental health services, regional healthcare centers, aged care places, community health services, special clinics, and rehab centers.

Bachelor of Nursing USQ Entry Requirements

  • PTE Academic: At least 65 overall and 65 in each of the four skills.
  • TOEFL iBT: A minimum overall score of 94, comprising 24 for listening, 24 for reading, 27 for writing, and 23 for speaking.
  • IELTS (academic module): with a minimum overall score of 7 and a minimum score of 7 in each of the four components.
  • OET: with a minimum score of Bs in each of the four components.

Bachelor of Nursing USQ Fees

The estimated annual fee for the first year of study (8 units) in this degree for international students A$32000.

USQ Bachelor of Nursing Duration

3 Years.

Bachelor of Nursing USQ Intakes

Feb, Jul.

Bachelor of Nursing USQ Locations

Ipswich, Toowoomba.

Bachelor of Nursing USQ Prior Learning

If you have studied in your home country before, you might qualify for recognition of prior learning. This means you could take fewer courses to complete your program.

Bachelor of Nursing USQ Outcomes

After you finish the Bachelor of Nursing, you can become a registered nurse in many different settings. These include hospitals, community health, mental health, aged care, and more, both in Australia and other countries.

Bachelor of Nursing USQ Unit Information

Bioscience for Health Professionals NSC1501

For anyone starting in healthcare, it's crucial to know about the body's anatomy, how it works, and the impact of germs. This course looks at different body systems to teach about how our bodies work. It also covers how to control infections.

Introduction to Nursing NUR1100

This starting course in your first year introduces nursing theory and the basics of giving patient-centered care at different ages. You'll focus on care that's safe, effective, and based on evidence. The things you learn here will be used in other courses as you continue in the program.

Literacy and Communication for Health Care NUR1102

"NUR1102 Literacy and Communication for Health Care" is one of eight foundation courses in the first year of the Bachelor of Nursing program. Students take this course in their first semester to learn essential communication and academic skills that help them succeed and develop their professional identity.

Context of Professional Nursing Practice NUR1103

This course is part of the first-year foundation courses in the Bachelor of Nursing Program. It helps registered nurses understand how nursing theories have developed over time and how they impact today's profession

Cultural Safety and Professional Practice NUR1203

In Australia, health authorities are increasingly requiring the use of the Model of Cultural Safety in healthcare programs. This helps shape the future healthcare workforce. To provide culturally safe care in all health settings, it's important to understand yourself and how health systems work.

Foundations of Nursing Practice Theory NUR1398

Giving good basic nursing care is essential for better patient outcomes, no matter the age or place. Both nationally and globally, this has been acknowledged as very important. The National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards highlight areas of practice that are closely tied to safe nursing practice.

Foundations of Nursing Practice NUR1399

For a student studying nursing, connecting theory with practice is crucial. This placement course builds on skills learned in the basic nursing courses during the first year.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health NUR1204

The big gap in quality of life between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and others is still a problem. The Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council (ANMAC) wants nursing programs to include info about their health. This helps upcoming nurses grasp the intricate factors influencing First Nations health.

Burden of Disease and Health Equity NUR1120

This is one of the eight starting courses in the Bachelor of Nursing Program. Globalization, fast-growing cities, and climate change impact society and healthcare. Health professionals need to know how we view health and sickness, and what factors affect health at individual, family, community, and population levels.

Pharmacology and Pathophysiology in Health NSC2500

In this course, you'll learn about the causes of the most common diseases seen in developed countries. You'll also build on what you know about how the body works and how things go wrong, especially focusing on how to treat diseases using medications.

Episodes of Care A NUR2101

Registered nurses need to be flexible and able to work in different healthcare places. They should have strong knowledge based on theory and evidence, which helps them make good decisions for patients' care. Dealing with illnesses often involves complicated and varied actions, which calls for critical thinking and decision-making skills to keep patients safe.

Clinical Skills for Practice A NUR2102

When people have sudden illnesses or health issues, registered nurses use their critical thinking and clinical skills to provide complex and varied care for the best patient results. They also play a key role in handling medicines correctly, following laws, making sure the treatment fits, and confirming the right outcomes are expected.

Mental Health Care Across the Lifespan NUR2200

This starting course is all about mental illness and the best ways to care for it. Nurses who understand mental health issues in different places will have a strong base to become great Registered Nurses.

Developing Nursing Practice A NUR2299

For a nursing student, connecting theory to practice is crucial. This course builds on skills learned in theoretical and simulation-based courses during the first and early second years. It helps students put what they've learned into practice while caring for people of all ages dealing with both sudden and ongoing health issues.

Episodes of Care B NUR2203

Nurses need to be flexible and ready to use what they've learned to take care of patients. When people are sick, nurses need to understand a lot about how the body works, figure out what's wrong, give the right medicine, and take care of them in the best way for their health.

Clinical Skills for Practice B NUR2204

In this course, students learn how to use what they've learned about different kinds of health problems in real-life situations. They practice taking care of people with various health issues in a realistic practice setting. This helps them improve their ability to think critically and make good decisions when taking care of patients

Mental Health Care in Practice NUR3599

Students learning to become nurses need to connect what they learn in class to what they do in real situations. This course is about using what they've learned in their mental health theory class in actual situations. Moreover, this course helps students use what they've learned from other classes when they take care of people with mental health issues of all ages.

Developing Nursing Practice B NUR2399

Nursing students in college need to learn how to connect what they learn in class to what they do in real situations. This course is about using the skills they've learned in their theory and simulation classes from the first and second years

Complex Care A NUR3397

Nurses need to be really good at thinking through situations, solving problems, and using their clinical skills to work with different teams of healthcare professionals. They do this when they take care of people who have serious sudden health problems. This helps make sure that patients get the best possible results.

Complex Care B NUR3398

As patients get sicker and their care gets more complicated, nurses need to be really good at checking patients and knowing what to do. They have to assess patients who are getting worse and know how to respond in a safe and helpful way to make patients better.

Clinical Inquiry and Evidence Based Practice NUR3300

Everyone should get good, fast, and safe care. In modern healthcare, using proof helps make people, families, and groups healthier. Healthcare students need to know how research makes care better and how to give safe and helpful care based on proof.

Professional Transitions NUR3020

This final course puts together what you've learned about being a responsible professional, making good decisions, leading, getting a job, and using technology correctly. It uses real stories to talk about problems that professionals face, like health issues that matter in your community, country, and the world.

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