Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00103D

Learn to deliver the highest quality care that is evidence-based to improve your patients’ outcomes. Subjects include working with diverse communities, mental health, medical and surgical nursing and palliative care. You may choose to work in emergency illness, mental health, long-term care, intercultural health or population health. As part of your degree, you will complete a minimum of 800 hours of clinical placement. These placements take place in a variety of healthcare settings across Victoria.

Structure

This program consists of 360 credit points. Students will complete 19 core courses worth 15 credit points each, 2 core courses worth 30 credit points each, and an elective course worth 15 credit points.

Subjects

  • Anatomy & Physiology for Health Professionals, Communication for health professionals, Nursing Context, Nursing Practice, Research, Primary health.

Standard entry requirements

  • Successful completion of Australian Year 12 or overseas equivalent with one final year course in either Mathematics
  • Biology
  • Chemistry or Physics. Academic IELTS with an Overall score of 7.0
  • With no band less than 7.0, or equivalent. Please note: meeting minimum requirements does not guarantee entry as places are limited. Towards the end of your degree you may apply for professional recognition to work as a nurse in Australia. You must prove you meet the English language skills as determined by the NMBA.

Recognition

Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council (ANMAC); Australian Health Practitioner Registration Authority (AHPRA); Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA). Graduates of the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council (ANMAC) accredited program will meet all educational requirements needed to be eligible to apply for registration as a Registered Nurse with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).

Study pathways

Credit will be considered if students have successfully completed higher education or VET studies.Applicants may be admitted to the program on the basis of qualifications deemed to be equivalent of VCE. This may include qualifications at either secondary or tertiary level obtained interstate or overseas or VET qualifications. Applicants who have successfully completed a program that is considered to be health related may receive credit for up to 4 courses. Applicants without a health related program may have up to 2 courses of credit. Pathway in to second year - Applicants with an ASQA approved Diploma of Nursing, those students who are Internationally recognised registered nurses who do not have a bachelor degree or those graduates from a Bachelor of Midwifery or a bachelor degree in allied health/health science field are eligible to apply for entry to the third semester (year 2) of the program. Pathway into third year - Applicants who have previously been registered as a registered nurse/division one nurse with NMBA/AHPRA seeking re-entry to the register to practice in Australia may be eligible for entry to the third year of the program. Each applicant will be required to undertake an individualised pathway of study as deemed appropriate to meet the re-entry to the register - Registered Nurse Accreditation Standards (2014) and will include a combination of clinical practice and theoretical engagement. Consider the following VET programs: Certificate IV in Disability; Diploma of Nursing (Enrolled/Division 2 nursing); Foundation Access Studies Program (FAST) - designed to provide you an alternate entry into tertiary study. Further study options include Graduate Diploma of Midwifery and Graduate Diploma of Paramedicine.

Study information

Campus Fees Mid year intake Attendance
Mount Helen (Ballarat) International: $92,700 Yes
  • Online/Off-campus
  • Flexible Delivery : 3 years
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time
Gippsland (Churchill) International: $92,700 Yes
  • Online/Off-campus
  • Flexible Delivery : 3 years
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time
Berwick International: $92,700 Yes
  • Online/Off-campus
  • Flexible Delivery : 3 years
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time

Further information

Extra Requirements - Students must have valid Working with Children Check, Police Record Check and evidence of current immunisation status. Further information: study.federation.edu.au

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