Bachelor of Nursing with Honours (H4A)

Overview  2021

Entry Requirements

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Duration

mode.loadCategory not equal to Part Time
Minimum 1 Years, up to a maximum of 3 Years

Duration

Duration refers to the minimum and maximum amounts of time in which this course can be completed. It will be affected by whether you choose to study full or part time, noting that some programs are only available part time.

Location

Hobart
Semester 1
Launceston
Semester 1
Rozelle - Sydney
Semester 1
Distance Launceston
Semester 1, Semester 2

Commonwealth Supported places available

Entry Requirements

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Duration

Minimum 1 Years
Entry requirements

Location

Hobart
Semester 1
Launceston
Semester 1
The information on this page is indicative of our course offerings for 2022. Information about our 2022 offerings will be updated in August 2021.
This on-campus course is offered at Launceston, Hobart and Rozelle on a full time or part time basis. The course length is a minimum of one year of full-time study and a maximum of two years part time.

The objectives of the Bachelor of Nursing with Honours are:

  • Develop an understanding of individual responses to nursing practice and how this impacts on research.
  • Develop the ability to critically and theoretically analyse a context or aspect of practice and apply this analysis to the research project.
  • Conduct a modest but rigorous research project that incorporates an appropriate research design and demonstrates critical engagement with the phenomenon of interest.
  • Contribute to a scholarly community through dialogue, debate and critique.
Learn beyond the classroom

Studying in Tasmania, our whole Island becomes your campus. Speak with your unit coordinator about how you can gain practical experience by volunteering in research initiatives, becoming an ambassador, or taking part in a work experience program.

Career outcomes

Graduates of the Bachelor of Nursing with Honours may enter graduate/professional development programs in Australian healthcare systems. Graduates are prepared to undertake postgraduate research and activities; and gain preferential access to postgraduate courses.

Postgraduate study

If you successfully complete this course, you may be also be eligible to apply for a range of other postgraduate courses including Graduate Certificates and Graduate Diplomas and Masters by coursework and research.

Course structure

The course structure is outlined in the Bachelor of Nursing with Honours: Schedule G.

Schedule G (Honours)

Understanding Nursing Research equips students with the skills and knowledge required to complete a rigorous research study. Students will develop a theoretical framework of inquiry through the critique of personal and societal assumptions upon which nursing practice and research is…

Credit Points: 25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2
Rozelle - SydneySemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This is the first of three linked dissertation units. Students conduct research into a field of nursing practice which is informed and supported by a series of collaborative seminars and workshops that provide the student with a forum in which…

Credit Points: 25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSpring school (extended)
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2
LauncestonSpring school (extended)
Rozelle - SydneySemester 1
Rozelle - SydneySemester 2
Rozelle - SydneySpring school (extended)

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This is the second of three linked dissertation units. In this unit, students continue their research under the guidance of a supervisor or supervisors. The type of work undertaken in this unit will reflect the specific research project, but there…

Credit Points: 25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSpring school (extended)
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2
LauncestonSpring school (extended)
Rozelle - SydneySemester 1
Rozelle - SydneySemester 2
Rozelle - SydneySpring school (extended)

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This is the third of three linked dissertation units. Students conduct research into a field of nursing practice which is informed and supported by a series of collaborative seminars and workshops that provide the student with a forum in which…

Credit Points: 25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSpring school (extended)
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2
LauncestonSpring school (extended)
Rozelle - SydneySemester 1
Rozelle - SydneySemester 2
Rozelle - SydneySpring school (extended)

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Entry requirements

All Applicants

AQF Bachelor of Nursing with a credit average (GPA 4.0/7.0).

Additional for International Applicants Only

Admissions and application information for international applicants, including English language requirements, is available from the International Future Students site. You can also enquire online to check your eligibility.

Graduates holding first class (I) or upper 2nd class (IIA) BN (Hons) are eligible to apply for PhD candidature.

Detailed admissions information and advice for all undergraduate courses, including comprehensive, course-level student profiles, is available from UTAS Admissions.

Fees & scholarships

Domestic students

Domestic students enrolled in a full fee paying place are charged the Student Services and Amenities Fee but this fee is incorporated in the fees you pay for each unit you enrol in. Full fee paying domestic students do not have to make any additional SSAF payments.

Detailed tuition fee information for domestic students is available at the Domestic Student Fees website, including additional information in relation to a compulsory Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF).

International students

2021 Total Course Fee (international students): $33,950 AUD*.

Course cost based on a rate of $33,950 AUD per standard, full-time year of study (100 credit points).

* Please note that this is an indicative fee only.

International students

International students are charged the Student Services and Amenities Fee but this fee is incorporated in the annual rate. International students do not have to make any additional SSAF payments.

Scholarships

For information on general scholarships available at the University of Tasmania, please visit the scholarships website.

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International
+61 3 6226 6200
Email
Course.Info@utas.edu.au
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