Applications for Bachelor of Nursing (3-year degree)
Specific Course Requirements
- Business Courses
- Bachelor of Fine Arts
- Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
- Bachelor of Nursing
- Bachelor of Pharmacy
- Bachelor of Visual Communication
- Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice
- Graduate Diploma of Medical Laboratory Sciences
- Graduate Diploma of Pharmaceutical Science
- Master of Architecture
- Master of Clinical Pharmacy
- Master of Pharmaceutical Science
Please note: Applications have now closed for the 3013 intake. Applicatons for 2014 intake will open early this year once entry requirements have been finalised.
Bachelor of Nursing (with Advanced Standing/Credit)
The School of Nursing and Midwifery no longer offers the advanced standing pathway in the Bachelor of Nursing for overseas applicants.
Minimum Entry Requirements
- Australian Year 12 or equivalent
Applicants do not need to have any previous Nursing study to apply for the Bachelor of Nursing.
English Language Requirements
Evidence of English as the sole language of instruction and examination for a minimum of 2 years' full-time study within the last 24 months will not be accepted.
No applicants will be English language exempt. All applicants are required to meet the English language requirement through one of the following options:
- IELTS - Overall score of 7.0 with no individual band less than 7.0
- TOEFL (PBT) – 600 with a TWE of 5.0
- TOEFL (iBT) – 100 with no score below 21
- PTE Academic 65 with no score lower than 65
- UTAS DEAP - Successful completion of DEAP with an overall score of 70% and a Writing score of 70%
- TCE - A minimum score of 10 in ESL (Pre-tertiary level)
- Other Australian Year 12 programs - Equivalent to 50% in ESL (Pre-tertiary level)
All English language tests/results have a 2 year validity period.
Application and Offer Deadlines
- All applications for 2012 intake must be received by the 30th September 2012
Applicants nominating the Bachelor of Nursing (H3D) must include a 2nd preference for alternate assessment.
Applicants who receive offers of enrolment for Semester 1 2012, but wish to defer to a later commencement will be required to submit a new application.
- No Offers will be made until October 2012
The Bachelor of Nursing degree at the University of Tasmania meets the academic requirements to register as a Nurse in Australia.
The Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) has announced that it is mandatory for all graduates seeking registration with the relevant National Board to demonstrate that they have achieved an overall IELTS score of 7.0
Only academic IELTS scores will be accepted and test results will generally need to have been obtained within the two years preceding the application for registration.For more details please visit the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.
Tasmanian International Scholarships (TIS)
Applicants for the UTAS Bachelor of Nursing program will be assessed for the Tasmanian International Scholarship (TIS) eligibility. All applications are automatically assessed for scholarships eligibility if final results from the most recent studies are submitted in support of the application. Students eligible for a scholarship are advised at the time of offer. The TIS scheme provides a 25% reduction in course fees for the duration of the Bachelor of Nursing, providing satisfactory grades are maintained.
Student Exchange Nursing Program
- Entry requirements for the Nursing program are currently being reviewed and may carry a higher requirement.
AHPRA English language requirements for graduates of Nursing
The Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) has recently announced that it is mandatory for all graduates seeking registration with the relevant National Board to demonstrate that they have achieved an overall IELTS score of 7.0. Please note that only Academic IELTS scores will be accepted and test results will generally need to have been obtained within the two years preceding the application for registration.
For more information on this announcement by the AHPRA, please click here.
All Methods of meeting UTAS English language entry requirements have a validity of 2 years.
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