Bachelor of Nursing (Advanced)

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The heart of healthcare

The Bachelor of Nursing (Advanced) aims to challenge and further develop your capacity to become a nursing leader or researcher. You will participate in advanced coursework, extension activities, research training and enhanced professional practice opportunities.

In this degree, you’ll explore more than just the scholarly elements of nursing and leadership. You’ll be given the chance to put theory into action in our on-campus simulated clinical practice settings, as well as undertaking placements in a range of healthcare settings.

You will undertake inquiry-based learning, learn how to apply physical and behavioural sciences to nursing, study evidence-based practice principles, and benefit from academic mentorship.This course is designed for high-achievers and students in the Advanced degree program are automatically enrolled in The Academy. The Academy offers interdisciplinary leadership programs, professional development, and local and international internship and engagement opportunities.

Professional accreditation

This degree has accreditation and approval from the Nurses and Midwifery Board Australia. Graduates will be eligible to apply for registration as a registered nurse in Australia.

Learn from the best

Number one Nursing School in Australia (by Centre for World University Rankings - CWUR), and in the Top 100 in the world (QS World University Ranking).

Course structure

The course structure is outlined in our handbook. Here you can view all of the units (subjects) you will be studying.

Students must maintain a grade point average of 5.5 or above to remain in the course. Those who do not maintain this average will be transferred to the Bachelor of Nursing.

Fees and delivery

Fees: Varies depending on units selected. View available units in our handbook.

For further information, please visit: Student Contribution Bands

Delivery: On campus

Fees: AUD $30,480*

Delivery: On campus

HSC True Reward

At Western, we recognise that this year has been difficult for Year 12 students. Our Early Offer Program – HSC True Reward provides school leavers with much-needed peace of mind about their university entry for next year.

True Reward focuses on the scores that reflect your strongest skills and lead you to excel at university, rather than your scaled ATAR or results impacted by COVID-19.



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"The course is unique in how it integrates nursing, leadership, and research into a Bachelor degree, which few other universities offer."

— Monique Brown. Bachelor of Nursing (Advanced).

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*The tuition fees quoted above are the fees for the normal full-time study load of the course (80 credit points) per annum. International students will be subject to a variable fee regime; i.e. enrolled students will be required to pay fees during their course based on the approved fee for each calendar year. Fee changes (if any) will occur at 1 January each calendar year. Students who extend their course past the normal finish date of the course will be required to pay additional fees based on the prevailing fee level. Western Sydney University is a multi-campus institution. The University reserves the right to alter the location of its courses between campuses and other locations as necessary. Students should be aware of the possibility of change of location for the whole or part of courses for which they enrol and should plan for the need to travel between Western Sydney campuses.