Bachelor of Science - Nursing (Conversion Program for Registered Nurses)

Curtin University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00301J

This course is designed to build on the professional knowledge and experience of registered nurses; through study of research, evidence informed practice and the biological and behavioural sciences underlying nursing. Emphasis is placed upon the maintenance and development of professional nursing competencies and enhancing capabilities as members of an interprofessional team in a changing health care system. The course will establish a basis for future postgraduate study, specialisation and research. Utilisation of the problem solving approach is promoted, with particular focus on the identification and assessment of health problems and nursing needs of individuals and their families.


The course contains Core Units Only.


  • Nursing

Standard entry requirements

  • This program is available to registered nurses who are wanting to upgrade their qualification from a nurse diploma (general) to a degree
  • Nurses must hold qualifications that have been recognised via the Australian Qualifications Framework as equivalent to minimum of a 3 year diploma, meet Curtin nursing English and entry requirements.


This course is designed to meet the regulations of the Singapore Nurses Board.

Study pathways

Applicants who are registered with the Singapore Nurses Board as a Registered Nurse may be eligible for the Bachelor of Science (Nursing) Conversion Program for Registered Nurses and may receive exemption to the value of 500 credits.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Bentley - main campus International: $34,400
  • ATAR: 70
  • Part-time : 16 months
  • Full-time : 2 years

Further information

For more information about the course, please contact the Faculty of Health Sciences on telephone (08) 9266 1000, email, or visit our website:

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