Diploma of Nursing

If you have completed a Diploma of Nursing [HLT51612] or [HLT54115] from TAFENSW, EQUALS International or Health Careers International and gain entry into the Bachelor of Nursing, you will be eligible for 80 credit points to be applied to your University record. You can also obtain guaranteed entry into the Bachelor of Business, Bachelor of Health Science or Bachelor of Science and be eligible for up to 80 credit points(cps) of advanced standing, depending on the major selected. Please visit the Claim your Credit(opens in new window) page for instructions on how to do this.

Applicants must also have a current registration with AHPRA as an Enrolled Nurse (EN) for entry into the Bachelor of Nursing.

Credit details for the Diploma of Nursing (Enrolled/Division 2 Nursing)

Pathway codeDegreeCredit grantedCredit details
12L0148
(HLT51612)

17L0218
(HLT54115)
Bachelor of Nursing 4691

80cps
(160 credit points remain)

Pathway to BN credit details

20L0111
(HLT54115)
Bachelor of Health Science 4656 (all majors except Recreational Therapy)80cps
(170 credit points remain)
Pathway to BHlthSc credit details
20L0112
(HLT54115)
Bachelor of Health Science 4656 (Recreational Therapy major)50cps
(190 credit points remain)
Pathway to BHlthSc credit details
21L0209
(HLT54115)
Bachelor of Business 278680cps
(160 credit points remain)
80cps - unspecified electives
22L0258
(HLT54115)
Bachelor of Science 3754 (any major except Environmental Health)70cps guaranteed70cps - unspecified electives
22L0259
(HLT54115)
Bachelor of Science 3754 (Environmental Health)40cps guaranteed
30cps negotiable
40cps - unspecified electives
Students can apply for up to an additional
30cps of credit via the Credit for Prior Learning process

Next steps for current students:

  1. Complete section 1 and 2 of the enrolment process, as detailed on the How do I enrol webpage(opens in a new window)
  2. Claim your Pathways credit online(opens in a new window)
  3. Continue from section 3 of the enrolment process.

If there is no pathway listed from your completed qualification to your chosen degree, please instead lodge an application for Credit for Prior Learning to be assessed for potential credit.

Credit details for the Bachelor of Nursing (HLT51612 & HLT54115):

  • 10cps - NURS 1020 Professional Practice Experience 1
  • 10cps - NURS 1017 Primary Health Care in Action
  • 10cps - BIOS 1010 Bioscience 1
  • 10cps - NURS 1019 Professional Communication in Nursing
  • 10cps - NURS 1021 Professional Practice Experience 2
  • 10cps - NURS 1006 Human Relationships and Life Transitions
  • 10cps - BIOS 1011 Bioscience 2
  • 10cps - NURS 1001 Approaches to Professional Nursing Practice

Credit details for the Bachelor of Health Science:

  • 10cps - PUBH 2005 Culture, Diversity and Health
  • 70cps - Unspecified electives

Credit details for the Bachelor of Health Science (Recreational Therapy):

  • 10cps - PUBH 2005 Culture, Diversity and Health
  • 40cps - Unspecified electives