Nursing courses

Bachelor of Nursing Southern Cross University - SCU

3.0 out of 5 from 2 reviews
Bachelor Degree
3.0 years Full-Time
(or Part-Time equivalent)
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Course Description

The Bachelor of Nursing provides students with a combination of foundational science, professional knowledge and clinical experiences to comprehensively prepare graduates for a career in nursing and health. The degree aims to produce graduates with the competence, confidence and flexibility to adapt to changes and contribute to innovation in the nursing profession and the health care system.

Graduates are equipped to apply sound evidence-based reasoning skills to their nursing practice, provide therapeutic care to patients, coordinate and lead nursing care to individuals and groups, and work independently as well as collaborate in multidisciplinary teams for effective person-centred outcomes.

An opportunity for a specialised professional experience placement is offered in the final year of the course to expose students to career choices.


The course is responsive to contemporary nursing practices and provides content and clinical experiences as follows:

Professional areas: nursing knowledge and...

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As a registered nurse in a range of public and private health settings. Nurses typically deliver acute and chronic disease management in clinical settings such as...

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Additional Information

Supervised clinical placements provide students with experiences of nursing (totalling 880 hours) in settings relevant to their areas of study in p...

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Average ratings for Bachelor of Nursing Southern Cross University - SCU based on 2 reviews
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Student Reviews

July 2018
Year completed 2014

Positives: There was some practical classes that let you put into practice what you learn in theory. Also a practical test which simulated a real life situation/task that puts pressure on the student so they can see whether they can do it in real life. Very helpful before going out on practical assessment in the hospital.


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April 2018
Year completed 2019

Positives: It’s a lot of work but if you wanted to be a nurse it would be amazing as it’s hands on

Negatives: There’s a massive workload for the classes and we need to know a lot of things and Southern Cross University is a bit all over the place with the placements

My advice to future students is: Definitely try make f...

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