Course summary

If you are interested in a career in health or as a registered nurse, the Undergraduate Certificate in Nursing is a fantastic place to start your journey.

This course will prepare you for Diploma and Bachelor-level studies with four core units designed to develop your academic skills and to introduce you to foundational knowledge and skills in nursing and health.

Graduates of this course are eligible for entry (subject to meeting English Language requirements) and up to four units of credit towards the Diploma of Health (Nursing) or the Bachelor of Nursing.

If you are interested in a career in health or as a registered nurse, the Undergraduate Certificate in Nursing is a fantastic place to start your journey.

This course will prepare you for Diploma and Bachelor-level studies with four core units designed to develop your academic skills and to introduce you to foundational knowledge and skills in nursing and health.

Graduates of this course are eligible for entry (subject to meeting English Language requirements) and up to four units of credit towards the Diploma of Health (Nursing) or the Bachelor of Nursing.

Course Learning Outcome

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Demonstrate an understanding of foundational scientific and social concepts that are essential for successful tertiary study in nursing and health.

Apply independent learning and self-management strategies to university studies.

Identify and use different forms of communication relevant to defined health settings.

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Course overview

Course code

2004640

Course abbreviation

CertNurs

Credit points

48

Equivalent units

4

Duration

0.5 years full-time; 1 year part-time

Duration

0.5 years full-time

Availability details

Domestic

Location Teaching period UAC code QTAC code
Coffs Harbour Term 3 N/A N/A
Gold Coast Term 3 N/A N/A
Lismore Term 3 N/A N/A

Fee information

Commonwealth supported


Course requirements

See the University’s Rules Relating to Awards, in conjunction with the Specific Award Rules listed below.

Entry Award

To be eligible to receive the Undergraduate Certificate in Nursing (2004640) students must complete 4 core units (48 credit points).

 

Exit Pathway

Students admitted to the Bachelor of Nursing may be eligible to exit with the Undergraduate Certificate in Nursing after completing 4 approved core units (48 credit points), as listed in the Schedule of Units, from the Bachelor of Nursing.


 


Schedule of units

Title Note
EDUC1001 - Language and Learning in your Discipline
INDG2001 - Health and Indigenous Australian Peoples
NURS1004 - Narratives of Health and Illness
HBIO1009 - Introductory Anatomy and Physiology
To be eligible to exit from the Bachelor of Nursing with the Undergraduate Certificate in Nursing, complete 4 units, including at least 1 unit from the options below, and the remaining from the core of the Bachelor of Nursing.