Bachelor of Nursing

University of Wollongong

This degree is a blend of art and science, which includes biosciences, social and behavioural sciences; effective interpersonal and group communication skills; and skills in effective and collaborative ways of working. During the course students will attend 21 weeks of off-campus workplace experience in hospitals, clinics, aged care facilities and health services. This will allow students to care for patients and clients, putting into place what they have learned in lectures, tutorials, workshops and Clinical Learning Laboratories.

Entry Requirements:

NSW HSC (Year 12) or equivalent. Assumed knowledge: any 2 units of Science. Students may also be assessed on specific Access schemes, TAFE qualifications, or any previous tertiary study


144 credit points. The first year of the course emphasises the principles of nursing care; second year examines the principles of episodic care; third year focuses on chronic and complex care. Clinical placements include medical and surgical nursing, mental health nursing, aged care and community nursing.

Subjects you can Study:


Study Pathways:

Any tertiary studies completed prior to enrolment may lead to advanced standing or credit.

Further information:

Students are advised to ensure their immunity to Tetanus and Tuberculosis before commencing the course. Students can obtain Hepatitis B vaccination if required. Nursing students will also be required to determine their immunity status for a number of infectious diseases. Students may need to undertake a course of vaccinations.


Registration by the Nurses Registration Board

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00102E

Related Careers:

Nurse - Registered,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
UOW Bega 70 No Full time 3 years
Wollongong 70 No Full time 3 years
UOW Shoalhaven 70 No Full time 3 years
UOW Batemans Bay 70 No Full time 3 years
UOW South Western Sydney No info No Full time 3 years
UOW Southern Sydney (Loftus) 70 No Full time 3 years


The Faculty of Business at UOW is renowned for producing graduates with well-developed analytical and interpersonal skills, ethical business decision-making knowledge, and a thorough grounding in the theory and practical application of their chosen business study area. We develop students into professionals, managers and business leaders who work in a myriad of different sectors, both nationally and globally.

Our courses are delivered at our Wollongong, Sydney CBD, Southern Sydney, Sydney city, Batemans Bay, Bega, Southern Highlands and Shoalhaven campuses.

Our degrees offer students maximum flexibility, with specialisations in the areas of accountancy, business innovation, business law, economics, finance, financial planning, human resource management, international business, international economics, management, marketing, public relations, quantitative analysis in economics and supply chain management. There are also three specialised degrees combined with TAFE study in tourism, events and hospitality.

Studying a business degree will also give you the opportunity to study abroad for six months. UOW partners with more than 100 overseas educational institutions, which you can choose from when selecting a study destination.

From our Sydney CBD campus, we offer the Bachelor of Accounting and Financial Services. This program has an exclusive intake of 40 students each year. The small class sizes allow for maximum learning, industry projects and development opportunities where you will connect with firms and businesses directly related to your degree.


The Sydney Business School is the graduate school of the Faculty of Business and offers high quality postgraduate business programs at the Sydney CBD Campus located at Circular Quay in Sydney, and UOW’s main campus in Wollongong. The Sydney Business School’s MBA program has been ranked No. 1 in Australia and No. 2 in the Global Top 20 MBAs by the London-based CEO Magazine in 2015.

Our postgraduate programs are designed for individuals seeking to deepen or expand expertise, build professional excellence or enhance their leadership capabilities. They are informed by research, structured on applied outcomes, recognised by industry, delivered by highly qualified and industry-experienced academics and supported through additional specialised student learning and development resources. Programs range from graduate certificates and specialised master degrees to our high-quality MBA and EMBA programs.

Our strong links with industry, business and government ensures our programs reflect both industry and student needs.

Our student body is made up of citizens from around the world and our alumni and partners are spread across the globe. Nurturing this diversity and staying connected across the time zones is important to us. We work with our students, alumni and partners to enhance both collaborations and cultural appreciation.


In addition to specialised coursework programs, the Faculty of Business offers opportunities to undertake postgraduate research, including masters by research, a Master of Business Research, a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Integrated or a Doctor of Business Administration.

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