Bachelor of Nursing (Graduate Entry)

The heart of healthcare

Western’s Bachelor of Nursing (Graduate Entry) will show you how to make a difference in people’s lives. Every day.

Practice your theory on mannequins and fully equipped hospital beds and get an opportunity to help people while you study, with placements in a range of health facilities and community settings.

If nursing is your calling, Western can show you how to fulfil it.

The Bachelor of Nursing (Graduate Entry) prepares graduates for eligibility to apply for registration throughout Australia as professional, registered nurses. It provides an opportunity for students with relevant undergraduate qualifications to undertake a shortened program of study in nursing.

Professional accreditation

The Bachelor of Nursing (Graduate Entry) has accreditation and approval from the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council (ANMAC) which is a partner board of the Australian Health Practitioners Registration Authority (AHPRA).

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.

Fees and delivery

Fees: Varies depending on units selected. View available units in our handbook. We have developed a student contribution fee calculator to help you work out what your contribution amount is per unit.

Student contribution calculator [XLS, 133 KB]

Delivery: On campus

Fees: $34,550*

Delivery: On campus



Start your unlimited journey today.

"The teaching staff and other available resources will help you achieve your best results and prepare you for employment."

— Nicholas Knithakis. Bachelor of Nursing.

Clinical Practice Units

Western’s CPUs are designed to simulate a contemporary hospital ward setting. They all contain teaching and practice rooms, a simulation room and a control room.

Real-world experience

Throughout your Nursing degree, you get practical experience in four to six-week blocks.

Apply now and start your unlimited journey.

Study a double degree

A double-degree gives you the ultimate edge. Be at the forefront of your field.
Achieve your unlimited potential.


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.