Course Description

You want to improve people's lives and help them during difficult times. You want a degree where you spend time learning in a variety of clinical settings and a career where you are constantly updating your skills.

We'll support you as you become a registered nurse. You'll learn to deliver the highest quality care that's focused on the person and use reasoning and evidence-based care to improve your patients' outcomes.

Your subjects include working with diverse communities, mental health, medical and surgical nursing, and palliative care. You'll also learn skills like leadership and management to give you even more confidence when you start your career. Your options will be wide when you graduate. You may choose to work in emergency illness, mental health, long-term care, intercultural health or population health. Wherever you work, chances are your career in nursing will be challenging, stimulating and rewarding. You may even decide to further your studies into a specialised nursing area including midwifery or paramedicine.

Areas of study include: biomedical sciences, general nursing, health promotion, health, nursing, psychology, public health, sociologyFlexible Delivery (domestic students only): Students will study predominately online and will attend the campus for intensive weeks of on-campus work in each semester. Note: The Bachelor of Nursing is subject to Australian Nursing Midwifery Accreditation Council (ANMAC) approval.

Tuition Fees

Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP): $9,359 total course cost.


1 year full time,

Graduate Rating

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

Teaching quality: 66.0% (national average 58.8%)
Improved skills: 78.5% (national average 82.6%)
Overall satisfaction: 76.3% (national average 78.6%)

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

Employment Outcomes

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

Employed full time: 84.9% (national average 80.1%)
Studying full time: 6.1% (national average 4.0%)
Median full time salary: $52,000 (national average $58,000)

You can find out more about employment outcome results here.

Entry Requirements