Bachelor of Nursing (Advanced Studies)

 

Bachelor of Nursing (Advanced Studies)


These resolutions must be read in conjunction with applicable University By-laws, Rules and policies including (but not limited to) the University of Sydney (Coursework) Rule 2014 (the 'Coursework Rule'), the Coursework Policy 2014, the Resolutions of the Faculty, the University of Sydney (Student Appeals against Academic Decisions) Rule 2006 (as amended), the Academic Honesty in Coursework Policy 2015 and the Academic Honesty Procedures 2016. Up to date versions of all such documents are available from the Policy Register: http://sydney.edu.au/policies.

Course resolutions

1 Course codes

Code

Course title

BPNURADS-01

Bachelor of Nursing (Advanced Studies)

 

2 Attendance pattern

The attendance pattern for this course is full time or part time according to candidate choice.

3 Admission to candidature

(1)
Admission to undergraduate courses at the University of Sydney is competitive on the bases of completion of secondary study via the NSW Higher School Certificate, leading to the award of an Australian Tertiary Admission Ranking (ATAR) or equivalent (and subject to special provisions as set out in the Coursework Rule 2014), or on the basis of Mature Age Admission as set out in the Admissions chapter of the Coursework Rule 2014.
(2)
English language requirements for this course are detailed in the Coursework Policy 2014.
(3)
This course requires applicants to have the ability to undertake clinical placements. The school's Clinical Policy contains further details of the requirements.
(4)
In addition, this course is not available to applicants who are registered to practice as a nurse in Australia or in New Zealand.

4 Requirements for award

(1)
The units of study that may be taken for the course are set out in the units of study table for the Bachelor of Nursing (Advanced Studies).
(a)
To qualify for the award of the Bachelor of Nursing (Advanced Studies) degree candidates must complete a minimum of 144 credit points, including all of the units of study set out in the table and any prescribed clinical experience.
(b)
Candidates are required to attend clinical simulation and fieldwork as required. Where appropriate, the Faculty may require individual candidates to undertake further or remedial theoretical, clinical or practical study in addition to the above requirements. Clinical requirements are stipulated in the School's Clinical Policy.

5 Progression

(1)
All candidates enrolled in the Bachelor of Nursing (Advanced Studies) must successfully complete a minimum of 36 credits points of Year One Bachelor of Nursing (Advanced Studies) units of study before progressing to Year Two Bachelor of Nursing (Advanced Studies) units of study as prescribed in the unit of study table for this degree.
(2)
Candidates may be permitted to enrol in some Year Two units of study while also enrolled in Year One units of study in the Bachelor of Nursing (Advanced Studies) providing the requested units are available in the required semester and the pre-requisites and/or co-requisites have been met.
(3)
All candidates enrolled in the Bachelor of Nursing (Advanced Studies) must successfully complete all Year One Bachelor of Nursing (Advanced Studies) units of study and a minimum of 36 credits points of Year Two Bachelor of Nursing (Advanced Studies) units of study before progressing to Year Three Bachelor of Nursing (Advanced Studies) units of study as prescribed in the unit of study table for this degree.
(4)
Candidates may be permitted to enrol in Year Three units of study while also enrolled in Year Two units of study in the Bachelor of Nursing (Advanced Studies) providing the requested units are available in the required semester and the pre-requisites and/or co-requisites have been met.
(5)
In exceptional circumstances a candidate may be allowed to progress to the next stage with approval by the Faculty of Medicine and Health.

6 Requirements for the Honours degree

Admission, requirements and award of Honours are according to the Resolutions of the Bachelor of Nursing (Honours).

7 Award of the degree

The Bachelor of Nursing (Advanced Studies) is awarded in one grade: Pass.

8 Time limits

A candidate for the Bachelor of Nursing (Advanced Studies) must complete all of the course requirements within 10 calendar years.

9 Credit for previous study

(1)
Credit awarded for previous study at the University of Sydney or at another institution will not exceed 24 credit points.
(2)
Credit for nursing units of study will not be granted for recognised previous study older than five years at the time of first enrolment.

10 Transitional provisions

(1)
These resolutions apply to students who commenced their candidature after 1 January 2020.
(2)
Candidates who commenced prior to 1 January 2020 may complete the requirements in accordance with the resolutions in force at the time of their commencement.