About La Trobe University


La Trobe University are one of the top 2% universities in the world, and they have been delivering high quality education to Australian, and overseas students, and providing quality research to the world.

La Trobe University offers two pathways to Bachelor degrees through IHNA:

Course Description

The Bachelor of Nursing (Enrolled Nurse) is either a two-year full-time, 240 credit point degree or an 18-month, 195 credit point degree. Graduates will also meet the University and health sciences graduate capabilities. This course is available to students holding a current Enrolled Nurse Registration with the AHPRA who wish to upgrade their qualification to a Bachelor of Nursing.

The course is offered at the Albury-Wodonga, Bendigo, Melbourne, Mildura and Shepparton campuses. It requires students to successfully complete a bridging course in human physiology and anatomy prior to the commencement of the course if their initial Enrolled Nursing Registration is pre-2008. All students must complete the subject NSG2TBN Transition to the Bachelor of Nursing, in place of an elective subject.

Students are eligible to apply for a short and/or one-semester international exchange study program with one of our collaborative educational partners. Graduate nurses will be, by virtue of their increased clinical learning opportunities and enhanced research preparation able to practise in a broad range of settings with greater opportunities to lead, manage time and organise their work.

Learn more about the course and how to apply here.

Course Description

The Bachelor of Nursing (pre-registration) is a three-year full-time 360 credit point pass degree. The course is offered at the Albury-Wodonga, Bendigo, Melbourne, Mildura and Shepparton campuses.

This course is designed to foster intellectual development, critical thinking and continuing professional development. Graduates will gain a commitment to research and evidence-based practice to enable them to make ethical practice decisions that ensure quality outcomes. Graduates will be accountable, reflective nurses committed to respond to societal needs and participate in social change, health promotion and disease prevention. The on-campus Clinical Learning Unit enables students to practise and develop clinical skills using simulation learning methods in a supportive environment. Melbourne students have the opportunity to be based at one of our innovative Clinical Schools.

Students are eligible to apply for a short and/or one-semester international exchange study program with one of our collaborative educational partners.

Graduate nurses will, by virtue of their increased clinical learning opportunities and enhanced research preparation, be able to practise in a broad range of settings with greater opportunity to lead, manage time and organise their work.

Learn more about the course and how to apply here.

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