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University of Newcastle

Newcastle , New South Wales ,Australia

Bachelor of Nursing

Improve countless lives.

As a registered nurse, you will work in a diverse and fast-paced medical environment to provide quality health care and support to individuals, families and communities. Whichever direction you choose for your career as a registered nurse, when you study a Bachelor of Nursing, you can be sure that you will be making an important contribution to society.

As one of Australia's most trusted professions, nurses make a real difference to the health and well-being of the community and are essential within any health care system or facility. This also means nurses are highly employable; your nursing career could take you across Australia and the globe, working in public and private healthcare facilities in areas across a range of disciplines in the health sector. Whichever direction you choose for your degree, you can be sure that you will enter a career that makes a meaningful contribution to society.

Campus Information

Newcastle - Callaghan

The University of Newcastle's main campus at Callaghan is only 12 kilometres from beaches and the heart of Newcastle - a city named as one of the world's top 'Smart Cities' to watch in 2017 by Global magazine National Geographic Traveler.

Intakes

  • Feb

Application Processing Time in Days: 21

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Job Opportunity Potential

Career opportunities

University of Newcastle Nursing graduates enjoy great employment rates. The 2018 Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching Graduate Destination Survey reported that 94% of our graduates found jobs within four months of finishing their degree.

As a nurse you can establish a career in areas such as:

  • aged care
  • mental health
  • community health
  • oncology
  • emergency
  • immunisation

Take a look below for more nursing career opportunities.

PSW Opportunity

  • 3 years

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

Admission to our undergraduate degree programs usually requires successful completion of a senior secondary school qualification similar to the Higher School Certificate (HSC), the highest educational award in New South Wales schools..

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