Deakin University

Bachelor of Nursing / Bachelor of Midwifery

Deakin University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00113B

Deakin's Bachelor of Nursing /Bachelor of Midwifery course provides the knowledge, skills, and ethical understanding you need to become a successful registered nurse and midwife– launching you into a career where you can make a real difference. This course prepares you to provide both high quality woman-centred midwifery care and patient-centred nursing care. Midwives play an invaluable role in supporting women across the continuum of pregnancy, labour and birth and the first weeks following birth.Deakin’s Bachelor of Nursing / Bachelor of Midwifery is developed in consultation with our healthcare partners, ensuring you’re always connected to those at the forefront of industry. The course is accredited by the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council and approved by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, enabling clear career outcomes upon graduation.

Structure

To complete the Bachelor of Nursing/Bachelor of Midwifery students must attain 32 credit points which includes 21 credit points that are in the Bachelor of Nursing and 11 credit points that are specific to Midwifery.

Subjects

  • For information on major subjects please contact Health enquiries at health-enquire@deakin.edu.au

Standard entry requirements

Entry will be based on performance in Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 30 in English EAL (English as an additional language) or at least 25 in English other than EAL or equivalent or Certificate IV: or higher, or concurrent Bachelor study.Selection is competitive, meeting these minimum requirements or their equivalents does not guarantee selection into this course. All applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements. Please refer to this course entry on the Deakin University website to read about ways of satisfying the English language proficiency requirement. Refer to the Deakin University website for more detailed information about additional course requirements for all applicant groups, or equivalent minimum requirements for applicants with a higher education study, VET study or work and life experience.

Recognition

On successful completion of your course, you will be eligible to apply for registration as a Registered Nurse and as a Registered Midwife with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA). Notes: The NMBA has registration requirements that must be met in order to register. Course completion is one of these requirements. This course is currently accredited by the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council (ANMAC) and is an NMBA approved course at the date of publishing.

Study pathways

This course provides a pathway to higher degree by research courses and other postgraduate coursework programs.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Geelong Waterfront
  • ATAR: 86
No
  • Full-time : 4 years
Melbourne Burwood
  • ATAR: 91
No
  • Full-time : 4 years
Warrnambool
  • ATAR: 66.6
No
  • Full-time : 4 years

Further information

For other information please contact Health enquiries at health-enquire@deakin.edu.au

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