Entry criteria

There are many ways you can gain entry into a nursing degree through Western Sydney University Online. Match your past with your future and start your journey to become a registered nurse.

The table below will give you an overview of your pathways to applying. You only need to fulfill one of the criteria to be able to apply for our nursing degree.

Depending on your situation, you may be required to show further English proficiency if you have not completed 5 years of Australian schooling at a secondary level or above.

Please be aware that this information is indicative only and can change.

In case you have any question or would like to find out more, give one of our Course Consultants a call on 1300 050 928.

ENTRY POINT LEVEL REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION REQUIRED
Year 12 HSC (or equivalent) Minimum ATAR 75 Official ATAR document
Overseas Qualification Deemed by NOOSR as AUS equivalent Official Award/Transcript
STAT – Multiple Choice Only Ranking: 170 Official Award
NSW Tertiary Preparation Certificate IV Minimum Tertiary Entrance Score of 219 Official Award
Postgraduate Units At least 2 units with minimum required GPA Official Award
Bachelor Units At least 2 units with minimum required GPA Official Transcript
Advanced Diploma Complete (Graded or Ungraded), or
50% complete plus 1 year FTE work
Official Award/Transcript
Diploma Complete (Graded or Ungraded), or
50% complete plus 1 year FTE work
Official Award/Transcript
Certificate III/IV Complete (Graded or Ungraded) plus 2 years FTE work Official Award/Transcript
Work Experience (in any industry) Minimum 1 year full time,
assessed on a case by case basis
Resume and Statement of Service