Bachelor of Science (Health) and Master of Nursing

University of Sydney

Pioneer healthcare innovations and transform lives. The Bachelor of Science (Health) and Master of Nursing provides a thorough grounding in health and health systems at the local, national and global levels, while developing the knowledge, skills and experience to become a registered nurse.

As a science and nursing student, specialising in health, you will be taught by leading academics and clinical professionals from across the healthcare and nursing disciplines. The Bachelor of Science (Health) explores the complexity of health and healthcare provision across different sociocultural, political and economic contexts. You will complete a major in health with core units in areas such as human biology, psychology and eHealth, ensuring you gain a broad knowledge of healthcare and its latest developments before pursuing elective units in areas of your interest.

Leveraging the skills and knowledge of your science degree, the Master of Nursing combines hands-on learning with over 800 hours of clinical placements to develop a comprehensive understanding of professional nursing practice. You will learn to understand the impact of nursing practice within local and global health contexts, and across changing healthcare systems. Upon graduation you will be eligible to apply for registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.

You can complete this combined degree program in four years of full-time study, after which you will graduate with two qualifications. Cultivating a diverse range of skills and expertise in the provision of healthcare, this program will open up a wide range of career opportunities across both clinical and non-clinical settings.

Ranked 9th globally, the University of Sydney is a world leader in nursing education and research. With our Science faculty ranked in the top 50 faculties in the world for natural science, you will learn from experts in state-of-the-art facilities including the Sydney Nanoscience Hub and the Charles Perkins Centre.

Important information To assist students to make informed choices about their study, we have identified and set out the Inherent Requirements for coursework award courses in nursing.

The University of Sydney welcomes and encourages applications from students with disabilities, and from diverse social and cultural backgrounds. Where there are physical, intellectual, cultural, religious or other factors that impact on a student’s ability to meet the Inherent Requirements, the University will make reasonable adjustments to assist the student to meet the requirements. Please read the Inherent Requirements as you consider your course choices.

At a Glance

Course level Undergraduate
CRICOS Code 069880D
Institution Name University of Sydney
Campus Location Camperdown/Darlington campus
Institution Type University
Course Duration Duration full time: 4 years full time for Domestic and International students Duration part time: Part time study available for eligible applicants (excluding international student visa holders)
Course University University of Sydney

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