The Bachelor of Nursing prepares you for a career as a Registered Nurse, teaching you vital assessment and clinical decision making skills, and developing a person-centred, professional approach to care. A bachelor’s degree in nursing allows you to work in healthcare, industry and community settings.

Delivered over three years through contemporary and evidence-based methods, this degree teaches foundational human biology and research practice, essential clinical knowledge and skills, as well as how to put patients first. Through your experience at our on-campus simulation hospital environment and 840 hours of clinical placements, you will develop the necessary skills and knowledge to register and confidently begin working across a variety of different healthcare and community settings.


  • A member of ACN – Torrens University is a member of the Australian College of Nursing, the leading national organisation of the nursing profession.
  • Strong employment opportunities  – Demand for qualified Nurses far exceeds supply in Australia, so a Nursing degree will open doors for your career.
  • Learn from specialists in their field – Our academics understand where the industry is heading and will guide you on your learning journey.
  • Highest level of practical experience – Develop clinical skills and access the latest technology at our state-of the art Nursing labs.



  • Completion of Year 12 of secondary school or equivalent academic achievement
    • ATAR score: 60
    • Prerequisites: None required
  • OR: Completion of a Diploma of Nursing and is currently registered as an Enrolled Nurse

Inherent Requirements

  • Must meet the Inherent Requirements (basic physical, communication, intellectual and interpersonal tasks to achieve the learning outcomes of the course)

All Domestic students must meet the minimum English Language standards set by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) for initial course entry and registration. Students must provide evidence of meeting this standard prior to commencing study. Check NMBA English standards here.

You will complete 840 hours of clinical placement with industries such as private and public hospitals, GP clinics and aged care. Placements are coordinated at a national level where the experience is varied and enhanced to ensure maximum exposure to the clinical field and learning outcomes.





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  • Level Bachelor's Degree
  • Start Date Sep
  • Duration 3 years full-time | 6 years part-time
  • Study Mode On Campus
  • Location Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Adelaide
  • Website torrens.edu.au