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Bachelor of Nursing / Bachelor of Arts in International Studies

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The Bachelor of Nursing Bachelor of Arts in International Studies combines preparation for the role of the registered nurse with immersion in another language and culture, enhancing professional education and career options. The course offers all the benefits of the UTS Bachelor of Nursing, including clinical placements every semester, use of state-of-the-art facilities, selection of a clinical elective in the final year and development of an e-portfolio. In addition, students gain specific skills in their chosen language and culture and become more aware of the need for intercultural sensitivities, not only through studying another language and culture, but also by living in another country in the fourth year of the course. Career options for registered nurses include working in diverse specialty areas such as community health, critical care, intensive care, aged care, mental health, operating theatres and paediatrics. Career progression opportunities include working as a clinical nurse consultant, clinical nurse specialist, nurse educator, nurse manager, nurse practitioner or rural and remote practice nurse. Career options are enhanced by international experience, making students more marketable to prospective employers.
Applicants must have completed an Australian Year 12 qualification, Australian Qualifications Framework Diploma, or equivalent Australian or overseas qualification at the required level. Current school leavers are selected on the basis of ATAR scores. For mature age and non-current school leavers admission requirements, see Nursing, Midwifery and Health admission requirements. Admission to the combined degree is on merit according to the admissions policy for the Bachelor of Nursing (C10122). There is a range of entry levels to the various language and culture programs. Students are admitted to the international studies program with no guarantee of entry to a specific major, although every effort is made to meet students' preferences. Eligibility for admission does not guarantee offer of a place. The English proficiency requirement for international students or local applicants with international qualifications is: Academic IELTS: 6.5 overall with a writing score of 6.0; or TOEFL: paper based: 575 overall with TWE of 4.5, internet based: 90 overall with a writing score of 21; or DEEP: C Visa requirement: To obtain a student visa to study in Australia, international students must enrol full time and on campus. Australian student visa regulations also require international students studying on student visas to complete the course within the standard full-time duration. Students can extend their courses only in exceptional circumstances.
Students are required to complete 240 credit points of study comprising 144 credit points in nursing and 96 credit points in international studies. The Bachelor of Arts in International Studies requires undergraduates to study a region or country major over a minimum of three years. The course duration is five years of full-time study. Students spend two semesters of study at a university or other higher education institution in the country of their major.

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Bachelor Of Nursing / Bachelor Of Arts In International Studies
Organisation Name University of Technology, Sydney
Course Venue City campus
Qualification Level Under Grad
Course Category Nursing
Course Duration 5 years full-time
Study Type Full-time,Part-time
Delivery Class Room