Bachelor of Nursing

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The heart of healthcare

Western’s Bachelor of Nursing uses a primary healthcare framework for teaching, which means your study will combine inquiry-based learning and evidence-based practice. Our nursing degree also shows you how to apply physical and behavioural sciences to nursing, while you explore the best ways in which to care for individuals, families, and groups from diverse backgrounds.

Develop your clinical skills in one of our innovative clinical practice units, located at four of our campuses, and benefit from our strong partnerships with local health districts in Greater Western Sydney.

Over the course of your degree, you will also be placed in a range of real-world health and community settings, including aged-care facilities, hospitals, GP practices, and community health teams.

Professional accreditation

This degree has accreditation and approval from the Nurses and Midwives Board Australia. Graduates are 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).

Liverpool City Campus Open Day

Discover Western’s state-of-the-art Liverpool City campus, purpose built for Social Sciences and Nursing. Experience tours and interactive demos, engage with our industry and community partners. Get advice on courses, careers, entry pathways and scholarships.

Saturday 21 September 10am – 2pm

Course structure

Our 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, Online

Fees: AUD $29,040*

Delivery: On campus

HSC True Reward

At Western, we recognise that you are much more than your ATAR. Our unique Early Offer Program - HSC True Reward, focuses on your HSC subject results that reflect your strongest skills and relevant to the degree you want to do. 



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"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.

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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.