Bachelor of Nursing | ACU
 /  Bachelor of Nursing | ACU


ACU is the largest provider of nurses in Australia. Our close links with hospitals and health care partners guarantee clinical experience in diverse settings. The Bachelor of Nursing develops caring professional nurses who are proactive and adaptable, competent and ethical clinicians, and creative and critical thinkers.

Throughout the course you will connect theory to practice and may have the opportunity to undertake a clinical nursing specialty in your final semester. Specialties linked with industry in areas of workforce include:

  • aged care nursing
  • community nursing
  • high dependency nursing
  • medical/surgical nursing
  • mental health nursing
  • paediatric nursing
  • palliative care nursing
  • perioperative nursing.

You may also take up the opportunity to engage with communities overseas and gain unique educational and cultural experiences working in care facilities in developing countries.


To be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must have completed the following prerequisites at year 12 level, or equivalent.

New South Wales and ACT

  • Assumed knowledge: Nil


  • Prerequisites: English (4, SA).


  • Prerequisites: Units 3 and 4 – a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or 25 in any other English

Bachelor of Nursing graduates can pursue a range of careers as a Registered Nurse within the health care industry including:

  • aged care nursing
  • community care nursing
  • medical/surgical nursing
  • mental health nursing
  • paediatric nursing

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  • Level Bachelor's Degree
  • Start Date Feb
  • Duration 3 years full-time
  • Study Mode On Campus
  • Location Ballarat, Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney, Canberra
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