Course Description

Focusing on research, the honours year builds on the foundations established in your undergraduate degree. You will study a particular topic of professional interest in greater depth and create pathways to specialisations and further research or study. The Bachelor of Nursing (Honours) is a specialised year of study taken after the completion of a Bachelor of Nursing, entry to practice Master's degree or combined degrees.

Tuition Fees

Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP): $7,915 total course cost.


1 year full time, 2 years part time

Starting dates

March, July

Graduate Rating

Graduates of Nursing undergraduate courses at Deakin University rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 62.3% (national average 58.8%)
Improved skills: 86.0% (national average 82.6%)
Overall satisfaction: 84.9% (national average 78.6%)

The ratings above refer to the proportion of surveyed graduates who agreed with the statement about their undergraduate degree from Deakin University. You can find out more about these results here.

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of Nursing undergraduate courses at Deakin University had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: 89.0% (national average 80.1%)
Studying full time: 2.2% (national average 4.0%)
Median full time salary: $52,000 (national average $58,000)

You can find out more about employment outcome results here.

Course codes

CRICOS Code: 006227K
Deakin University Code: H421

Entry Requirements