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Bachelor of Dermal Sciences

Victoria University VU

This program aims to produce Dermal Sciences graduates who can provide competent, efficient and compassionate clinical care in the Dermal profession. Students will be trained in a wide variety of dermal treatments using some of the most advanced, evidenced based technologies. Students will practice these under supervision within the Victoria University Health Clinics. Students will also be given external placement opportunities.
Entry Requirements: (Year 1 Entry) Successful completion of an Australian Senior Secondary Certificate (VCE or equivalent) including Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or 20 in any other English. (Year 2 Entry) Successful completion of a cognate (similar discipline) Australian Diploma of Beauty Therapy (or equivalent) will be granted advanced standing of a maximum 96 credit points. Applicants with other qualifications such as Cert IV in Beauty Services or Diploma of Nursing will also be considered and entry points will be mapped accordingly.
Structure: 384 credit points; 48 credit points College Core units; 240 credit points of Core Dermal Science units.
Subjects you can Study: Dermal science
Provider CRICOS: 00124K

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Victoria University (VU) in Melbourne is recognised for its world-class teaching, research and international outlook. It ranks in the top two per cent of universities worldwide by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings (2016/17) and is firmly positioned in the QS World University Rankings (2016/17). It is also a recognised leader in sport education, with a growing national and international reputation for teaching and research in sport, exercise science and active living.

VU is renowned for providing high quality, affordable and accessible education to students from diverse countries, cultures and educational backgrounds. It offers flexible pathways between both higher education and vocational education and training (VET). VU creates opportunities and success for more than 40,000 students every year, including 14,000 international students from over 100 countries.

VU provides quality research training and undertakes specialised, cross-disciplinary research in its flagship areas of sport, health and active living; education, lifelong learning and workforce development; and sustainable industries and liveable cities. The university’s research training program and support services are designed to help students develop practical research skills and build networks to support their progress. State-of-the-art facilities – including a $68 million Exercise and Sports Science Laboratory Precinct and a $44 million construction industry training facility – underpin the university’s research strengths.

VU delivers qualifications to more than 8,500 students who study with partner institutions in the People’s Republic of China, Malaysia and Singapore. Every year, more than 500 VU students choose to study part of their degree at one of VU’s 130 worldwide exchange institutions, or participate in short-term study tours.

The university’s collaborations with thousands of industry and business partners provide outstanding opportunities for student workplace learning, producing graduates with global employment skills. Among its key partners are the Western Bulldogs Football Club, the Australian Institute of Sport and the World Health Organisation.

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VU’s 160,000-plus registered alumni work in leadership positions worldwide, with more than 28,500 residing overseas. Alumni chapters in China, Hong Kong, Indonesia and Malaysia enable VU graduates to connect and engage with their alma mater through exclusive networking and professional development opportunities.

In 2016, VU celebrated 25 years as a university, 100 years since the founding of its predecessor and 55 years of educating international students.

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College of Business – has an international reputation for research excellence and its MBA is ranked in Australia’s top 10 by The Australian Financial Review’sBOSS Magazine and Australia’s top three by CEO magazine.

College of Education – emphasises on-the-job experience in teacher education and youth work through a partner network of schools, community groups, government and universities. VU is one of the few Australian universities to offer a prep to year 12 Bachelor of Education, which allows graduates to teach at any school level.

College of Engineering and Science – offers architectural, building, civil, mechanical, electrical and sports engineering, as well as courses in information technology, building surveying and science.

College of Health and Biomedicine – provides hands-on learning, teaching and research in nursing and midwifery, dermal sciences, osteopathy, beauty therapy, nutrition and paramedics.

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