Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
This combined program prepares multi-skilled professionals who meet the current requirements for employment in the area of nursing and, in addition, who can apply their knowledge and skills of public health. Graduates will find employment in areas such as health care settings for health promotion agencies.
432 credit points within the integrated course. The clinical practice units may require students to undertake block practicums of 2 or more weeks' duration during semester breaks.
- Public health
Standard entry requirements
- Year 12 or equivalent
- Assumed knowledge: English, or Literature, or English and Literature, or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 & 4, C).
This course has professional accreditation from the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council. Graduates are eligible to apply for registered nurse status with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia and to apply for membership of the Australian College of Nursing; the Public Health Association of Australia and the Australian Health Promotion Association.
Students may be able to claim credit for part of their course on the basis of completed or partially completed studies and other assessable learning outcomes.
|Campus||Fees||Mid year intake||Attendance|
|Kelvin Grove||International: $139,700||No|
Students require Hepatitis B vaccination, CPR certification and a current Blue Card prior to commencing the clinical placement components in this course. Diphtheria, Measles, Mumps, Pertussis (Whooping Cough), Rubella, Tetanus and Varicella (Chicken Pox) vaccinations are mandatory for all students attending a Queensland Health facility for placement. Hepatitis A, Influenza and Poliomyelitis are highly recommended for all Health students. The clinical practice units require students to undertake block practicums of two or more weeks, which may be scheduled during semester breaks. QUT offers a range of scholarships that provide real support for students. Our offer guarantee can give you peace of mind about your study choices. If you receive an ATAR or selection rank equal to or higher than the offer guarantee, you are guaranteed a place in the course regardless of the threshold. This means that when you know your ATAR or selection rank you can check your eligibility for a QUT course before receiving an offer. You still need to lodge a QTAC application by the closing date. A small number of courses do not participate in the offer guarantee scheme.