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Overview

If you are enrolled in an accredited course of study in nursing at another institution, you may apply to undertake a unit or units of study at the University of Sydney which can be credited to course requirements at your home university.

Important information

To assist students to make informed choices about their study, we have identified and set out the Inherent Requirements for coursework courses in nursing.

The University of Sydney welcomes and encourages applications from students with disabilities, and from diverse social and cultural backgrounds. Where there are physical, intellectual, cultural, religious or other factors that impact on a student's ability to meet the Inherent Requirements, the University will make reasonable adjustments to assist the student to meet the requirements. Please read the Inherent Requirements carefully as you consider your course choices.

Subject areas

There are no majors for this course.

Shared pool

Admission, fees and how to apply

Depends on your qualification, citizenship status

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English language proficiency

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Your fee

How to apply

Please contact the Undergraduate Student Advisor at Sydney Nursing School on 02 9351 0522 prior to putting in your online application application.

Please submit the following with your application:

  1. letter from your home institution granting permission for cross-institutional study detailing approved units of study
  2. certified copies of academic transcripts 
  3. certified copies of any degrees or diplomas
  4. certified copy of your passport, birth certificate or citizenship certificate
  5. certified copy of your marriage certificate or other appropriate documentation, if your name has changed
  6. evidence of English proficiency (ie IELTS test results) if appropriate
  7. any other relevant documentation that you feel may support your application.

Semester 1 - 20 February of the same year.

Semester 2 - 30 June of the same year.

We strongly encourage applicants to apply as early as possible, offers are made on a rolling basis and places are limited.

Separate scholarship deadlines apply. Please check the scholarships website for details.

Starting date

Semester 1 (March) and/or Semester 2 (August)

NOTE: Semester 2, 2020 date changes:

Sem 2, 2020 application closing date for direct applicants: 27 July
Sem 2, 2020 semester start date: 3 August

Standard closing dates:

Semester 1 - 31 January of the same year.

Semester 2 - 30 June of the same year.

We strongly encourage international applicants to apply as early as possible to allow time for visa and travel arrangements.

Separate scholarship deadlines apply. Please check the scholarships website for details.

Starting date

Semester 1 (March) and/or Semester 2 (August)

Admission criteria

You must be enrolled for the current academic year in an accredited related course of study at another institution. Your admission to a unit or units of study at the University of Sydney is subject to approval and availability.

The academic requirements that are displayed are applicable to currently available courses only, and are updated annually in October and may be changed without notice.

The Handbooks Online and the University of Sydney Calendar are the official legal source of information relating to study at the University of Sydney, and you are referred to those documents.

Inherent requirements

Inherent requirements are the essential tasks and activities necessary to be able to achieve the core learning outcomes of a course. They are specific to a particular course or discipline. To assist students to make informed choices about their study, we have identified and set out the inherent requirements for this course.

To help you understand common terms that we use at the University, we offer an online glossary.