2017 Undergraduate Courses
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Bachelor of Nursing (Honours) | 2017

This information is for students commencing their course in 2017. Students follow the rules and requirements for the year they commenced their course. Please refer to the Archives link in the menu for years prior to 2017.

Testamur Title of Degree:

Bachelor of Nursing (Honours)



UOW Course Code:




Total Credit Points:



1 year full-time or part-time equivalent

Home Faculty:

Faculty of Science, Medicine and Health

Intake Session(s):


Delivery Mode:


Delivery Campus:

Southern Sydney
Batemans Bay

Additional Information:

Course Finder


The Bachelor of Nursing (Honours) provides exceptional nursing students with the opportunity to extend their knowledge and skills to a higher level. There is an increasing need for graduates to develop more advanced and extensive knowledge in the discipline than can be attained in a pass degree. Candidates who have attained a level of scholarship at credit level or above in 300-level Nursing subjects undertake advanced coursework and research.

Entry Requirements

Academic requirements and English requirements are available from the Course Finder.

Course Learning Outcomes

Students graduating from the Bachelor of Nursing (Honours) will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate advanced knowledge related to nursing practice.
  2. Apply knowledge of nursing to clinical practice.
  3. Demonstrate skills in reviewing, analysing and synthesising evidence to identify and solve problems.
  4. Critical reasoning and reflection to develop and promote empirical understanding.
  5. Communicating knowledge and ideas about theoretical concepts related to nursing.
  6. Demonstrate initiative and judgement using a professional, ethical and holistic approach advocating for excellence in nursing.
  7. Demonstrate the application of knowledge and skills in planning and executing a research-based initiative.

Course Structure

The Bachelor of Nursing (Honours) requires students to enrol in NMIH401 or NMIH402 completing advanced coursework and research.

Subject Code Subject Name Credit Points Session(s)
Select either the full-time (48cp) or 48cp of the equivalent part-time subject (2 x 24cp) option below.
NMIH401 Nursing Honours 48 Annual
NMIH402 Nursing Honours (Part-Time) 24 Annual, Spring 2017/Autumn 2018
Single semester option: (These subject are designed to allow students to complete the Bachelor of Nursing Honours full time or part-time across a single semester. Please consult with Course Coordinator prior to enrolment)
NMIH403 Nursing Honours 12 Autumn, Spring
NMIH404 Nursing Honours 24 Autumn, Spring

The Honours grade will be calculated in accordance with Method 1. For further information refer to General Course Rules Section 8.

Credit Arrangements

Credit and articulation arrangements are available from the Course Finder. Refer to UOW's credit arrangements for information on how to apply for credit.

Other Information

Further information is available at:
UOW Course Finder
Email: smah-students@uow.edu.au

Last reviewed: 4 November, 2016