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Nursing - Entry to Practice

Queensland University of Technology

24 months
Duration
34300 AUD/year
5000 AUD/year
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About

Learn from some of Australia’s most respected nursing experts with the Nursing - Entry to Practice program at Queensland University of Technology. Access purpose-built facilities, technology and equipment, and complete 800 hours of placement.

Overview

Highlights

  • QUT was the first provider of tertiary nurse education in Queensland and has more than 40 years of experience and industry consultation.
  • Complete more than 800 hours of clinical placement.
  • Prepare yourself for a career in public and private hospitals, nursing homes, community health, hospital in the home, school health, pathology laboratories, alcohol and drug services and the Australian Defence Force.

Why choose this course?

QUT was the first provider of tertiary nurse education in Queensland. Our course content reflects emerging developments in healthcare and nursing practice that have been identified through consultation with industry partners, discipline experts and research literature.

Our School of Nursing is one of the largest and most established centres in Australia, with more than 40 years of industry consultation and experience. You will learn from some of Australia’s most respected and influential nurse academics and researchers.

Foundation studies will build your knowledge in key areas of anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology, and will introduce you to professional nursing practice and contemporary healthcare service.

You will also develop an understanding of pharmacology with an emphasis on quality use of medicines. These studies are complemented with opportunities to apply nursing theory to clinical practice in our on campus facilities and in clinical placements off campus.

Graduates of the Nursing - Entry to Practice program at Queensland University of Technology are prepared to excel in a profession where the scope of practice is expanding and there are greater responsibilities for delivery of more complex interventions in a range of healthcare settings and across diverse populations.

Our course recognises the increased demand for graduates who understand the importance of person-centred care and have the capacity to engage people as informed partners in their health care.  

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Understanding Disease Concepts
  • Safe Clinical Practice
  • Nursing Therapeutics: Health Assessment and Clinical Reasoning
  • Nursing Professional Practice
  • Ethics Law and Health Care
  • Evidence-based Practice and Research Design

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

192 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
4

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A completed recognised bachelor degree not in nursing completed within the past ten years with a minimum grade point average (GPA) or 4.00 or higher (on QUT's 7 point scale)
  • Applicants in possession of a bachelor degree awarded more than ten years ago will be eligible for entry if they have completed additional postgraduate studies equivalent to Australian Graduate Diploma or Masters level within ten years of the planned date of course commencement
  • A completed recognised overseas nursing qualification at bachelor level with a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 4.00 (on QUT's 7 point scale), that enables the applicant to work as a registered nurse in their home country
  • Applicants whose qualification/s were awarded more than ten years ago will need to provide evidence of recent work experience as a registered nurse
  • English language proficiency scores

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    34300 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 34300 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    5000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5000 AUD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Brisbane

1402 - 2528 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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Nursing - Entry to Practice
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