Deakin University

Bachelor of Nursing - Clinical Leadership

Deakin University

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

Deakin's Bachelor of Nursing (Clinical Leadership) is the only undergraduate degree of its kind in Victoria. It builds on the core units of our Bachelor of Nursing with three additional units focused on developing and enhancing your leadership potential. Through mentored learning experiences in clinical settings, you'll observe and work alongside nurse leaders from our partner organisations, and experienced academics from our School of Nursing and Midwifery.The course gives you the knowledge, skills, and ethical understanding you need to become a successful registered nurse – launching you into a career where you can make a real difference. It prepares you to provide high-quality, safe, patient-centred care in a range of settings. You will practise your clinical skills in one of our state-of-the-art Clinical Simulation Centres, which replicate real-world health service facilities, to prepare you for your clinical placements. Eager to use your leadership skills to help those in need?


To complete the Bachelor of Nursing (Clinical Leadership) students must attain 24 credit points. All units are core units (these are compulsory). Students must pass all units including all components of units in the course. Units (think of units as 'subjects') may be worth 1 or 2 credit points .


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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. 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.


On successful completion of the course students will be eligible to apply for registration as a Registered Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA). Note: the NMBA has registration requirements that must be met in order to register. Course completion is one of these requirements.

Study pathways

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

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Melbourne Burwood
  • ATAR: 82
  • Full-time : 3 years

Further information

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