Bachelor of Nursing Science - IHCAP
Nursing is the science of professional caring and offers a wide variety of employment opportunities to promote and restore health, to prevent illness and to alleviate suffering.
|Duration||4 years full time
Part time available
This course does not accept international applicants.
JCU’s Bachelor of Nursing Science links theoretical modules with practical experience. From your first year, you will benefit from supervised clinical practice in a variety of hospital, health agency and community settings throughout northern Queensland.
The School of Nursing, Midwifery and Nutrition, works closely with Queensland Health and is located adjacent to the Townsville Hospital, the largest teaching hospital in regional Australia.
This course emphasises nursing in rural, remote and Indigenous communities, as well as tropical health issues.
Indigenous Health Careers
The Indigenous Health Careers Access Program (IHCAP) is designed to increase Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander student success in pursuing a health career. This program is the only one of its kind in Australia and provides a free one-month orientation course where you will complete the subject English for Academic Purposes.
IHCAP then continues to provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to better cope with the demands of university study.
JCU nursing graduates are eligible to register with the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council (ANMC) through the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
This website is intended as general guide. Prospective students should contact the university to confirm admission requirements and the availability of courses. James Cook University reserves the right to alter any course or admission requirement without prior notice.