This program is highly practical and produces well-informed and capable registered nurses. Avondale's nursing campus is located on the grounds of the Sydney Adventist Hospital, one of the largest and most comprehensive private hospitals in Australia. Students will acquire knowledge, skills and attitudes required for work in the field of nursing. The program aims to develop high ethical standards, critical thinking, problem-solving skills and sound knowledge, to be able to provide safe and competent care to patients. It offers vast clinical practice components, allowing experience within a wide range of health care organisations, including the Sydney Adventist Hospital. This practical experience provides exceptional preparation for a career in nursing.

Course Fee:

Australian: $48,480
International: $65,928

Entry Requirements:

Year 12; or Diploma of Enrolled Nursing; or Endorsed Enrolled Nurse or Certificate IV in Nursing or Aged Care; First Aid Certificate; Police Check and Child Protection Screening; current vaccinations


24 units (144 credit points) over 3 years (6 semesters): in numerous general and specialty nursing areas. Related material from the physical, biological and behavioural sciences is also integrated into the program to present a holistic perspective of nursing.

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Credit is given for prior learning appropriate to course requirements.


Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 02731D

Related Careers:

Nurse - Registered,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Sydney No info No Full time 3 years
Sydney No info No Part time 6 years
Lake Macquarie No info No Full time 3 years
Lake Macquarie No info No Part time 6 years
Avondale College of Higher Education is a self-accrediting private provider of Christian higher education, offering a broad range of undergraduate, postgraduate and vocational education (VET) courses. Avondale offers undergraduate degrees in Arts, Business, Science, Education, Nursing, and Theology. Postgraduate studies, from Masters coursework degrees to Doctoral research level, are available in Arts, Education, Philosophy, Leadership and Management, Nursing, Ministry and Theology.

Established in 1897, Avondale operates on two campuses: Lake Macquarie (NSW Central Coast) and Sydney (Wahroonga). Avondale is a member of the worldwide Adventist system of universities and colleges, and welcomes all students who desire higher education in a Christian context.

Students come from all states of Australia and from overseas. Avondale has two residential halls on-campus, where students can take advantage of the social, intellectual, sporting and spiritual activities available.

Provider CRICOS: 02731D

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