Bachelor of Arts / Master of Nursing

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Bachelor of Arts / Master of Nursing

Students must complete a total of 192 credit points, including:
(a) a major (48 credit points) from the Bachelor of Arts Table A Subject Areas
(b) a minimum of 12 credit points of units from the Open Learning Environment Table O
(c) a minimum of 36 credit points of elective units from Table A Subject Areas, Table S (Shared Pool) or Table O
(e) 96 credit points of core Master of Nursing units set out in the table below; and
(f) clinical experience as prescribed.
Students enrolled in the Dalyell stream are to refer to the Bachelor of Arts / Master of Nursing rules for additional course requirements.

Year 1

48 credit points of 1000-level Arts or Social Science units (refer to the Arts and Social Sciences Undergraduate Handbook for requirements)

Year 2

12 credit points of 2000 level Arts or Social Science units (refer to the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Undergraduate Handbook for requirements) and the following Nursing subjects:
NURS5042
The Body, Its Function and Pharmacology
6      Semester 1
NURS5081
Introduction to Nursing Practice
6      Semester 1
NURS5006
Illness, Experience and Nursing Care
6    P NURS5081 and NURS5042 or NURS5083
Semester 2
NURS5043
Understand Health and Managing Disease
6    P NURS5042 or NURS5083
Semester 2

Year 3

12 credit points of 3000-level Arts or Social Sciences units as listed in the Arts and Social Sciences Undergraduate Handbook for requirements) and the following Nursing subjects:
NURS5002
Social Contexts of Health
6      Semester 1
NURS5082
Developing Nursing Practice
6    C NURS5081
Semester 1
NURS5084
Nursing the Acutely Ill Person
6    P NURS5082 and NURS5081
Semester 2
NURS5085
Mental Health Nursing Practice
6    C NURS5084
Semester 2

Year 4

NURS6018
Care and Chronic Conditions
6    P NURS5084 and NURS5085 and NURS5082 and (NURS5043 or NURS5086)
Semester 1
NURS6019
High Acuity Nursing
6    P NURS5082 and NURS5084 and (NURS5042 or NURS5083) and (NURS5043 or NURS5086)
Semester 1
NURS6031
Leadership and Collaborative Practice
6      Semester 1
NURS6033
Health of Indigenous Populations (MN)
6    P NURS5002
Semester 1
NURS6022
Community Health Nursing
6    P NURS6018 and NURS6019
Semester 2
NURS6029
Australian Health Care - Global Context
6      Semester 2
NURS6030
Research and Evidence
6    P NURS5002 and NURS5006
Semester 2
NURS6032
Professional Practice (MN)
6    P NURS5085 and (NURS5043 or NURS5086) and NURS6018 and NURS6019
C NURS6022
Semester 2