Bachelor of Nursing Direct Entry English Program

The course is designed to develop students’ English language proficiency to an equivalent IELTS 7.0 with a minimum 7.0 in speaking, listening, reading and writing.   The course incorporates practice in academic study skills and practice in language skills particularly pertinent to nursing in the Australian nursing sector.  Additionally, the course incorporates Pearson Academic (PTE) test preparation.  

Duration:  12 weeks and includes 20 hours of face-to-face classroom time per week.    

Course Dates:

Start Finish
13 September 2021 3 December 2021
25 October 2021^ 28 January 2022^

^ Christmas break: 18 December 2021 to 2 January 2022

Entry requirements:

  • The College English Entrance Test 80%+
  • The College EAP5 55% or above including pass in all assessments
  • IELTS 6.5 (Academic) (min 6.0 in all areas)
  • TOEFL PBT 560 /iBT 82
  • Pearson PTE (Academic) 58 with no communication skills scores less than 45

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