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Registered Nurse Conversion - Non-Registration Nurse

Undergraduate stream

This stream leads to a bachelor degree, establishing a basis for future postgraduate study for specialisation and research.

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  • ATAR
    Minimum ATAR Not applicable
  • Qualification
    Registered Nurse Conversion Non-Registration Nurse Stream (BSc Nursing)
  • Credit
    700
  • Fieldwork
    See requirements
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Select your preferred degree

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

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Registered Nurse Conversion - Non-Registration Nurse

Outline

Outline

Registered Nurse Conversion – Non-Registration Nurse stream: This stream is ideal for nurses who already hold registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia as a Registered Nurse.

(Division 1), and want to advance their qualification from diploma level to bachelor degree. 

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

Completion of this stream leads to a Bachelor award but does not lead to registration with the Nurses and Midwives Board 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.

Please refer to the handbook for additional course overview information. 

What jobs can the Registered Nurse Conversion Non-Registration Nurse Stream (BSc Nursing) lead to?

Careers

  • Registered nurse.

Industries

  • Community health agencies
  • Private hospitals 
  • Public hospitals.

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)

    There are no essential WACE subjects for this course.

  • 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.

You may demonstrate English proficiency using the following tests and qualifications.

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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Other requirements and notes for this course

Applicants for the Registered Nurse Conversion Australian Registration Nurse Stream are required to submit supplementary documents with their application. Please visit the BSc Nursing supplementary information 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.

Applicants for the Registered Nurse Conversion Australian Registration Nurse Stream are required to submit supplementary documents with their application. Please visit the BSc Nursing supplementary information 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.

A recognised three-year Australian Qualification Framework Diploma (or equivalent); proof of professional registration; minimum three months’ full-time clinical nursing experience as a Registered Nurse in an acute setting; provision of a current résumé, job description and statement of employment.

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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 & charges

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