Bachelor of Nursing (Honours) (BN(Hons))

Program Code

HNURS

Program Minimum Units

24

Standard Duration

1 Year

Program Faculty

AQF Level

08

Academic Year

2017

Special Notes

These Program Rules should be read in conjunction with the University's policies (http://www.adelaide.edu.au/policies).

Overview

The Bachelor of Nursing (Honours) is an undergraduate degree option open to graduates in nursing. It is designed to introduce students to the knowledge and skills to begin to conduct research in their field of practices.
Graduates are provided with preliminary research training which will encourage continued high quality research, allowing them to continue their studies in a higher degree by research option if they gain a I or IIA Honours.
This program is designed to enable students to understand, describe and analyse varying approaches to research in nursing, to understand and critique research reports, to develop an awareness of current issues in nursing research, to conduct a research study and report on the research in a paper for publication.
The Bachelor of Nursing (Honours) is an AQF Level 8 qualification with a standard full-time duration of 1 year.

Conditions

Condition of Enrolment
Inherent requirements: Students are required to acknowledge their understanding of the University of Adelaide nursing programs inherent requirements (see https://health.adelaide.edu.au/nursing/future-students/requirements/ )
 

Academic Program Rules for Bachelor of Nursing (Honours)

There shall be a Bachelor of Nursing (Honours) .

Qualification Requirements
Academic Program: 

To qualify for the degree of Bachelor of Nursing (Honours) the student must complete satisfactorily a program of study consisting of the following courses to a total of not less than 24 units:

Nursing Honours

Core Courses

All of the following courses must be completed:

Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
NURSING 4300 Honours Nursing Research Literacy 3
NURSING 4301 Honours Nursing Systematic Reviews of Research 3

Research Project

Courses to the value of up to 18 units may be taken from the following:

In the case of full-time enrolment students must take the following.
Students are required to take both the Part A and the matching Part B course:

Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
NURSING 4400A Honours Nursing Research Project Pt 1 0
NURSING 4400B Honours Nursing Research Project Pt 2 18

or

Courses to the value of up to 18 units may be taken from the following:

In the case of a part-time enrolment the following two courses must be completed in two consecutive years.
Students are required to take both the Part A and the matching Part B course:

Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
NURSING 4410A Honours Nursing Research Project PT CN 0
NURSING 4410B Honours Nursing Research Project PT Final 18