Undergraduate Certificate in NursingCertificate
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.
|Course Learning Outcome|
GA1: Intellectual rigour
GA3: Ethical practice
GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
Demonstrate an understanding of foundational scientific and social concepts that are essential for successful tertiary study in nursing and health.
GA5: Lifelong learning
Apply independent learning and self-management strategies to university studies.
GA6: Communication and social skills
Identify and use different forms of communication relevant to defined health settings.
GA7: Cultural competence
|Location||Teaching period||UAC code||QTAC code|
|Coffs Harbour||Term 1 , Term 3||N/A||N/A|
|Gold Coast||Term 1 , Term 3||N/A||N/A|
|Lismore||Term 1 , Term 3||N/A||N/A|
We encourage you to apply for the courses you most want to study. If you are not eligible to enter your chosen course right now, our team will work with you to find the best pathway option.
Before applying, make sure you double check all entry requirements, gather required documentation and review the University’s Rules Relating to Awards, noting any specifics listed below.
To be eligible to receive the Undergraduate Certificate in Nursing (2004640) students must complete 4 units (48 credit points), comprising:
- 3 core units (36 credit points) and
- 1 option unit (12 credit points).
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.
Your course progression is in the recommended order you should complete your course in. It is important that you follow this to ensure you meet the course requirements. For further assistance see How to Enrol in Units using My Enrolment.
Students should use course progression information to select units specific to their course and enrol in these units using My Enrolment.
|Unit Code||Unit Title||Available||Credit points||Notes|
Complete the following units to satisfy the Requirements of the Award
|EDUC1001||Language and Learning in your Discipline||
|HLTH1005||Understanding Wellbeing and Mental Health||
|HBIO1009||Introductory Anatomy and Physiology||
|Unit Code||Unit Title||Notes|
|EDUC1001||Language and Learning in your Discipline|
|HBIO1009||Introductory Anatomy and Physiology|
|HLTH1005||Understanding Wellbeing and Mental Health|
|Select one (1) unit (12 credit points) from the following Option units:|
|INDG2001||Health and Indigenous Australian Peoples|
|HLTH1006||Foundations of Interprofessional Health Practice|