Deakin University

Bachelor of Nursing / Bachelor of Midwifery

Deakin University

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

Throughout this four-year course you will engage in experiential learning in our purpose-built Clinical Simulation Centres, along with our extensive clinical placement program. Involving over 40 weeks of real-world experience, clinical placements enable you to develop skills in a range of areas and settings, including hospitals and community health centres in metropolitan, rural and regional areas.Gain a valuable mix of hands-on clinical practice and theory with a nursing and midwifery school that’s ranked in the top 1% of universities globally.*You will be provided with the tools necessary to obtain the knowledge, skills and ethical behaviours appropriate for contemporary nursing and midwifery practice in health care. You’ll also gain real-world experience by spending approximately half of your degree on clinical placement in various healthcare settings.*QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020

Structure

  • 32 credit points of study which includes: 10 credit points are course grouped for both nursing and midwifery
  • 11 credit points are specific to nursing
  • 11 credit points 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 No
  • Full-time : 4 years
Melbourne Burwood No
  • Full-time : 4 years
Warrnambool No
  • Full-time : 4 years

Further information

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

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