2018 Undergraduate Courses
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Bachelor of Nursing (Honours) | 2018

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


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 and Credit Arrangements

Information on academic and English language requirements, as well as eligibility for credit for prior learning, is 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 NMIH403 or NMIH404 completing advanced coursework and research.

Subject Code Subject Name Credit Points
These subjects are designed to allow students to complete the Bachelor of Nursing (Honours) full time - NMIH404 (24cp x 2) or part time - NMIH403 (12cp x 4) across a single semester. Please consult with the Academic Program Director prior to enrolment.
NMIH403 Nursing Honours (Part time) 12
NMIH404 Nursing Honours 24

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

Other Information

For further information please email: smah-students@uow.edu.au

Last reviewed: 12 February, 2018