What will I learn?

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. If you have a passion for caring for people and are interested in fulfilling a diverse range of roles in a health environment, then a Bachelor of Nursing at one of three UON locations is for you.

As one of Australia's most trusted professions, nurses make a real difference to the health and wellbeing 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 career, you can be sure that you will be making a meaningful contribution to society as a registered nurse.

What you will study

A Bachelor of Nursing at UON will give you the opportunity to study a wide range of courses. You will have the opportunity to study your courses in face-to face learning and online. Our nursing degree offers plenty of hands-on experience in clinical laboratories and placements.

Be inspired by our enthusiastic and experienced clinical educators and internationally ranked researchers who bring their courses to life and share their love of learning. Our teaching excellence ensures you will gain the knowledge, skills and clinical reasoning in preparation for the dynamic and unpredictable nature of the nursing profession and nursing research.

Career Opportunities:

Study areas include nursing theory and practice in:

  • primary, secondary and tertiary nursing
  • aged care
  • mental health
  • human bioscience

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Health and Medicine



Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$32,720.00 (US$ 22,171) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

February 2020


Central Coast Campus

10 Chittaway Road,


New South Wales,

2258, CENTRAL COAST, Australia

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$32,720.00 (US$ 22,171) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

February 2020


University of Newcastle

Callaghan Campus,

University Drive,


New South Wales,

2308, NEWCASTLE, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have complete Newcastle International College (NIC) pathway program. TOEFL paper-based test score of 550; TOEFL internet based score of 79; IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5; PTE GSE score of 58; Cambridge English: Advanced score of 58.

For international students

Admission to our undergraduate degree programs usually requires successful completion of a senior secondary school qualification similar to the Higher School Certificate (HSC).

TOEFL paper-based test score of 589; TOEFL internet based score of 94; IELTS (Academic) score of 7.0; PTE GSE score of 65; Cambridge English: Advanced score of 67.

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Pathways options

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About this uni

The University of Newcastle is ranked in the top 10 universities in Australia.

  • The university’s quality of education is par excellence
  • Ten of its subjects are placed in the world’s top 200
  • Ranked 8th in Australia by Excellence in Research Australia
  • At AUD 100.8M, itis 9th in Australia for research income