To be awarded a Bachelor of Nursing with Honours degree, one additional year of study is required following the successful completion of the Bachelor of Nursing.
Graduates of Griffith University's Bachelor of Nursing with Honours degree have a competitive edge as they are equipped with practical skills, experience and attributes that employers value, coupled with highly developed research capabilities.
Offered by Griffith University's School of Nursing and Midwifery, our Bachelor of Nursing with Honours will give you an opportunity to undertake advanced study and supervised research work.
> You'll complete coursework and a research preparation course in your first trimester and complete a dissertation in your second trimester.
Coursework Through the 30-credit point coursework component of the honours program, you'll gain an understanding of how to critically evaluate research. You'll also develop your knowledge of statistical analysis techniques as applied to scientific research and gain an awareness of how research proposals should be designed.
Dissertation Through the 50-credit point dissertation component, you'll conduct research on a specific project and complete a seminar and dissertation describing the research in detail.
You will be required to find a suitable supervisor for your research project prior to submitting your application for admission into the honours program. If you are unable to find a suitable supervisor, you
My career opportunities
As a graduate, you will be able to plan and conduct research in nursing and related health disciplines, and will be well-placed for positions in the private, not for profit, and public sectors.
You will find opportunities in hospitals, in the community, and in urban and rural settings. Nursing graduates are employed in a range of occupations and industries. As well as hospitals, medical centres, community health clinics and aged care centres, you'll be prepared for work in schools, the travel industry, with drug and alcohol service providers, in sporting clubs or in research organisations.