This subject has been developed to promote a positive transition to the university learning environment for students undertaking the Bachelor of Nursing. The fundamental aim of the subject is to prepare prospective nursing students for the academic requirements of the Bachelor of Nursing, and the implications and significance of beginning university studies. it is particularly helpful if you are studying online!

The topics covered in this subject include:

  • An introduction to university learning;
  • Identifying and accessing learning support;
  • Effective time management;
  • Fundamentals of academic reading and note taking;
  • Essential academic writing skills and knowledge;
  • Essential computer literacy;
  • Mathematics for Nurses; and,
  • Preparing for and performing in examinations.

Work through the subject at your own pace in around 26 hours, with our support services at your fingertips. On completion of this subject you’ll be ready to take on your nursing degree.

Note: This subject is only offered during Study Link Term 3. The material in this subject is covered in Session 1 of CSU’s nursing degree and you do not need to enrol in this subject but may do so if you wish. If you’re commencing study in Session 2 we recommend this subject.

Subject availability
Session CRN Subject code Subject name Mode Campus/Location Term begins Application closing date Term ends
201945 215 SSS016 Transition to Nursing Studies Online Orange 18/02/2019 7/06/2019 16/08/2019
201975 398 SSS016 Transition to Nursing Studies Online Orange 24/06/2019 20/09/2019 20/12/2019

Please note: You can start any time to suit you between Term start date and the close of applications.

Study material: 26 hrs

Subject Coordinator: Roy Sanders

Roy Sanders

This subject will be useful if you're studying:

  • Nursing