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What will I learn?

Prepare to practise in a variety of clinical settings and roles as a registered nurse who is reflective about their practice, has well-developed clinical reasoning skills and a commitment to lifelong learning.

What you will study

First year

A typical first year may include:

  • an introduction to the nursing profession, independent learning and professional practice
  • core topics in Indigenous health and cultural safety, psychosocial perspectives of health care, physical dimensions of being human, and dimensions of physical and mental health
  • professional experience placement topics in contexts of nursing and primary health care, and applied science in professional practice.

Second year

A typical second year may include:

  • core topics in understanding people and the healthcare environment, pathophysiology and pharmacology, dynamics of practice, clinical governance and practice improvement, and integrating theory and practice
  • professional experience placement topics in professionalism in action, and managing care of clients in different settings.

Third year

A typical third year may include:

  • core topics in dynamics of practice, and transition to professional practice professional experience
  • placement topics in advanced decision-making and practice, and transition to professional practice.

Your career

A range of programs with limited places may be available in public and private hospitals to assist graduate registered nurses in their first year of practice, with clinical rotations, preceptorship, and educational support throughout their progression.

Potential occupations include registered nursing positions in a range of setting such as:

  • medical/surgical
  • emergency
  • mental health
  • aged care
  • community health and general practice.

Potential employers include:

  • community health
  • aged care
  • intensive care
  • emergency departments
  • mental health
  • paediatrics and cardiac care

Which department am I in?

College of Nursing and Health Sciences

CRICOS

005195K

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$36,500.00 (19,53,961) per year
Start date

28 February 2022

Venue

Flinders University

Bedford Park Campus,

Sturt Road,

BEDFORD PARK,

South Australia,

5042, ADELAIDE, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Successful completion of the High School Diploma with SAT minimum score of 1500 with a minimum of 500 in each band, ACT minimum composite score of 21. Flinders University recognizes international secondary schooling for direct entry to undergraduate programs. IELTS (Academic): 6.0 Overall with 6.0 Speaking, 6.0 Writing; TOEFL (Internet): 72 Overall with 18 Speaking, 18 Writing; Pearson PTE Academic: 50 Overall with 50 Speaking, 50 Writing; Cambridge (CAE) - Pass grade of B2; Occupational English Test (OET): 300 Writing, 300 Speaking.

For international students

Flinders University recognises international secondary schooling for direct entry to undergraduate programs.

English language requirements

IELTS (Academic): 6.5 Overall with 6.0 Speaking, 6.0 Writing, 6.0 Reading, 6.0 Listening; TOEFL (Internet): 80 Overall with 18 Speaking, 18 Writing, 18 Reading, 18 Listening; Pearson PTE Academic: 58 Overall with 50 Speaking, 50 Writing, 50 Reading, 50 Listening; Cambridge English Advanced (CAE): C

There are two admissions cycles for undergraduate degrees: February intake (semester 1): applications open in August for commencement the following year. All courses are open for applications. Midyear intake (semester 2): applications open in August for commencement in July the following year. Not all courses are offered.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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