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Registered Nurse Conversion Australian Registration Nurse

Undergraduate stream

Successful completion of this stream provides internationally and locally qualified nurses to seek registration within Australia.

Course outline
  • ATAR

    ATAR

    Minimum ATAR Not applicable
  • Qualification
    Registered Nurse Conversion Australian Registration Nurse Stream (BSc Nursing)
  • Credit

    Credit

    700
  • Fieldwork
    See requirements
Course outline

Select your preferred degree

This course belongs to multiple degrees. Select the single degree or double degree below to see the application deadlines.

Course outline

Outline

Outline

This stream prepares registered nurses without current registration in Australia for registration. Internationally qualified registered nurses may seek registration within Australia after successfully completing this program.

The stream builds on your professional knowledge and experience as a registered nurse and enhances your capability as a member of an interprofessional team in a changing healthcare system. 

You will study research, evidence informed practice and the biological and behavioural sciences that underlie nursing. You will be encouraged to problem solve, identify and assess the needs of individuals and families.

The course can also help you establish a basis for future postgraduate study, specialisation and research.

Successful completion of this course enables internationally and locally qualified nurses to seek registration in Australia.

Note: This stream is offered within the Bachelor of Science (Nursing) degree. To apply for this stream, pleasing apply for the Bachelor of Science (Nursing). For more information about entry requirements for the different streams available, visit the main course page.

What jobs can the Registered Nurse Conversion Australian Registration Nurse course lead to?

Careers

  • Registered nurse.

Industries

  • Community health agencies
  • Private hospitals 
  • Public hospitals.

Professional recognition

Graduates of the Australian Registration Nurse stream can apply for registration to become a Registered Nurse (Division 1) with the Nursing and Midwifery Board Australia.

Admission criteria

What you need in order to get into this course. There are different pathway options depending on your level of work and education experience.

Select an option that best suits you:

You’re considered someone who has recently left university if:

Applicants with higher education are those whose highest level of study since leaving secondary education is a higher education course, such as a university degree. This may include applicants who are currently studying a higher education course at another education provider and want to transfer to Curtin University, or applicants who are currently studying at Curtin but want to switch to a different course. It may also include applicants who have completed past study with university and non-university higher education providers.

Curtin course switcher criteria

This is not a course switching stream. You must have a completed qualification to enter this stream.

Higher education course switcher criteria

This is not a course switching stream. You must have a completed qualification to enter this stream.

ATAR pathway

  • Minimum ATAR Not applicable

    This course has a minimum ATAR of Not applicable

  • Essential WACE subjects (prerequisites)

    Essential WACE subjects (prerequisites)

    There are no essential WACE subjects for this course.

  • Desirable WACE subjects

    Desirable WACE subjects

    There are no desirable WACE subjects for this course.

Please see our correlation comparability for previous TEE subjects, WACE courses and WACE ATAR courses.

English requirements

Curtin requires all applicants to demonstrate proficiency in English. Specific English requirements for this course are outlined in the IELTS table below.

Please refer to English language requirements for Nursing and Midwifery courses for detailed information on how to meet English proficiency for this course.

IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing System)

Writing

7.0

Speaking

7.0

Reading

7.0

Listening

7.0

Overall band score

7.0

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Think you don’t have the marks or qualifications to study at Curtin? We have several pathways to help you meet admission. Use our pathway finder to find your best way to studying with us.

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Application Requirements

Other requirements and notes for this course

This program prepares registered nurses without current registration in Australia for registration. Internationally qualified nurses with current registration may seek registration within Australia after successful completion of this program.

Applicants for the Registered Nurse Conversion Australian Registration Nurse Stream are required to submit supplementary documents with their application. Please view the application requirements on the BSc Nursing page for further information.

In addition to the course-specific admission criteria listed above, please read our general admission criteria. Our general admission criteria apply to all courses at Curtin University.

In addition to the course-specific admission criteria listed above, please read our general admission criteria. Our general admission criteria apply to all courses at Curtin University.

Ranking and selection process 

Entry to this course is competitive, with limited places available. Offers will be made on a continuous basis until the course is full. Please submit your application and documentation as soon as possible.

  • Applicants will be ranked and selected based on published entry requirements and entire academic record.
  • Applicants must provide all required documents and be assessed as eligible to be included in the ranking for an offer.
  • Meeting the minimum entry requirements and course specific prerequisites, does not guarantee selection.
  • Applicants with outstanding results will only be considered for an offer upon submission of the results.
  • Eligible applicants will remain in the ranking pool until the conclusion of all offer rounds.
  • In the event the course reaches capacity the University reserves the right to close the application process.

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Credit for recognised learning (CRL)

Use your experience to get credit towards your degree

Finish your course sooner with credit for your previous study or work experience.

Essential requirements for admission (including fieldwork requirements)

Many of our courses require students to comply with additional essential requirements. Failure to comply with any of the essential requirements may potentially prevent the successful completion of the course and/or achieving professional registration.

Fieldwork requirements during the course

Please refer to the following statements on the fieldwork component of this course:

Fees and charges

Fee information is not available for this course at this time. Find estimated course fees.

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  • Curtin course code: STRU-AREGN
  • Last updated on: 18 June 2024

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