Bachelor of Nursing Science (Honours) - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Bachelor of Nursing Science (Honours)

Learn to research health issues in a clinical setting

Pursue your passion for health care in this honours program that has a strong focus on clinical practice. As part of this degree, you’ll develop your research capabilities through coursework and undertake a research project where you’ll learn more about a contemporary health issue that sparks your interest.

Study locations
  • Sunshine Coast
  • Moreton Bay
  • Online
Minimum selection threshold

GPA requirement

USC program code
Semester 1 or 2
1 year full time or equivalent part time
Study mode
Blended Learning, Online
Total courses
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Not available to international students on a Student visa.
  • Campus note: Moreton Bay program offered online

There are opportunities to collaborate with experienced researchers in fields such as maternal and child health, acute and complex care of adults and health professional education.

Our program is designed to help you transition from being a registered nurse to an academic or professional role.

In this program you will:

  • Undertake a research project of your choice
  • Develop knowledge of research in health care and selected research methodologies and methods
  • Learn about health care and research from experienced supervisors working in the industry
Admission requirements:
  • AQF Level 7 Bachelor of Nursing Science award (or equivalent)
  • Registered with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • English language requirements
  • GPA of 5.0 over the second and third year of the degree program
Career opportunities:
  • Registered nurse in a wide range of practice contexts and roles 
  • Nurse researcher
  • Academic career pathway
Graduates are eligible to become members of:
  • Australian College of Nursing

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