Bachelor of Nursing (Honours)

Eligible Bachelor of Nursing graduates are invited to apply for the honours program.

This degree combines coursework units with research skills development for the conduct of an independent research project, leading to the submission and examination of a 10,000-15,000 word thesis. The coursework units encompass literature review, research methods and completion of a thesis. Students are guided through the program by an academic supervisor.

Workload

The Bachelor of Nursing (Honours) can be studied full time (one year) or part time (two years).

Students are required to attend on-campus study days for the coursework units and are also strongly encouraged to participate in the research workshops in Semesters 1 and 2, and in Sydney Nursing School's Research Week. Students will have the opportunity to present their work to colleagues and peers at a School research forum.

Students who successfully gain first-class or second-class, Division 1 honours are eligible to apply for entry into a PhD within Sydney Nursing School.

Learning Outicomes

No.

Course Learning Outcome

Graduate Quality

Graduate Quality

Graduate Quality

Graduate Quality

1

Compare research design and research methods including various data collection and analysis techniques.

Depth of disciplinary expertise

Inventiveness

Cultural competence

 

2

Demonstrate an understanding of ethical considerations and implications wheåçn undertaking research

Integrated professional, ethical and personal identity

Information and Digital literacy

Cultural competence

 

3

Display knowledge of the processes involved in setting up and conducting an independent research project.

Communication (oral and written)

Integrated professional, ethical and personal identity

Critical thinking and Problem solving

Interdisciplinary effectiveness

4

Engage in  research and critically examine evidence to inform the research project.

Information and Digital literacy

Communication (oral and written)

Critical thinking and Problem solving

 

5

Appraise the  skills necessary for presenting research through multiple mediums.

Critical thinking and Problem solving

Information and Digital literacy

Communication (oral and written)

 

6

Demonstrate in writing that they have acquired the skills necessary to construct an Honours thesis to a standard that is required for submission and examination.

Communication (oral and written)

Critical thinking and Problem solving

Inventiveness

Influence