Bachelor of Nursing

Federation University

You want to improve people's lives and help them during difficult times. You want a degree where you spend time learning in a variety of clinical settings and a career where you are constantly updating your skills. We'll support you as you become a registered nurse. You'll learn to deliver the highest quality care that's focused on the person and use reasoning and evidence-based care to improve your patients' outcomes. Your subjects include working with diverse communities, mental health, medical and surgical nursing, and palliative care. You'll also learn skills like leadership and management to give you even more confidence when you start your career. Your options will be wide when you graduate. You may choose to work in emergency illness, mental health, long-term care, intercultural health or population health. Wherever you work, chances are your career in nursing will be challenging, stimulating and rewarding. You may even decide to further your studies into a specialised nursing area including midwifery or paramedicine. Areas of study include: biomedical sciences, general nursing, health promotion, health, nursing, psychology, public health, sociology Flexible Delivery (domestic students only): Students will study predominately online and will attend the campus for intensive weeks of on-campus work in each semester. Note: The Bachelor of Nursing is subject to Australian Nursing Midwifery Accreditation Council (ANMAC) approval.

Course Fee:

Australian: $19,698
International: $89,100

Entry Requirements:

Admissions Criteria for current Year 12 students (2018) and recent secondary graduates (2016 and 2017) Prerequisites Units 1 and 2: satisfactory completion in two units (any study combination) of Maths: General Mathematics, Maths: Mathematical Methods or Maths: Specialist Mathematics or Units 3 and 4: any Mathematics; Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in any English; or International equivalent. This course uses the ATAR as part of its selection considerations. Subject Adjustments A study score of 35 in Biology, Chemistry or Physics equals 3 aggregate points per study. Overall maximum of 5 points. SEAS (Special Entry Access Scheme) Applicants who have experienced educational disadvantage are encouraged to apply for the Special entry access schemes (SEAS). Depending on eligibility and your circumstances, a SEAS application may provide support for your course application. For further information go to http://www.federation.edu.au/seas Entry requirements (non year 12) Admission criteria for applicants with a Higher Education Study This course uses the applicants' entire academic record as part of its selection considerations. Compulsory: Previous higher education studies with results at a pass level, including any "single subjects of study", or successful completion of a tertiary preparatory program such as the FedUni Foundation Access Studies Program (FAST). Admission criteria for applications with a Vocational Education and Training study This course uses the applicants' entire academic record as part of its selection considerations. Compulsory: Successful completion of a relevant VET qualification at Certificate III level or higher. Admission criteria for applications with work and life experience This course uses the applicants' entire academic record as part of its selection considerations. Compulsory: Applicants who have not completed secondary education, or undertaken any TAFE or university studies should include a personal statement detailing all relevant experience to strengthen their application. International students: English language requirements apply (IELTS)

Structure:

360 credit points

Subjects you can Study:

Biomedical sciences; General nursing; Health promotion; Health; Nursing; Psychology; Public health; Sociology

Study Pathways:

Credit will be considered if students have successfully completed higher education or VET studies. Further study options include Graduate Diploma of Midwifery and Graduate Diploma of Paramedicine.

Further information:

Extra Requirements - Students must have valid Working with Children Check, Police Record Check and evidence of current immunisation status.

Recognition:

Graduates of the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council (ANMAC) accredited program will meet all educational requirements needed to be eligible to apply for registration as a Registered Nurse with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00103D

Related Careers:

Nurse - Registered,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Gippsland (Churchill) No info No Part time 6 years
Gippsland (Churchill) No info No 3 years
Berwick No info No Full time 3 years
Mount Helen (Ballarat) No info No Part time 6 years
Gippsland (Churchill) No info No Full time 3 years
Berwick No info No 3 years
Mount Helen (Ballarat) No info No 3 years
Mount Helen (Ballarat) No info No Full time 3 years

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Location

We offer higher education programs in Ballarat, Gippsland, Berwick and the Wimmera. We also work with a range of partner institutes across Australia and the world.

Federation Business School combines a strong tradition of education with the freedom and dynamism that comes with being a regionally based university. Smaller class sizes mean you’re more than a student — you’re part of the new Federation Generation.

Work Integrated Learning (WIL)

As part of our commitment to provide you with as many opportunities, networks and experiences throughout your time studying with us, WIL is now a core component of our redesigned Bachelor of Business programs and an elective option in some commerce programs. Work Integrated Learning includes internships, overseas study tours and projects. By undertaking WIL you will benefit from our industry connections, apply your theory based knowledge and be job ready upon graduation.

Support Services

The University understands that starting your life as a university student is exciting, but that it also involves change with a challenge or two along the way. To help you meet these challenges, and to succeed, we have developed the following range of student-focused programs.

  • UniReady
  • Mentor program
  • PASS program
  • Learning skills advisors
  • After hours tutoring
  • ASK program
  • Study skills

For a more detailed list of support services, please visit: federation.edu.au/future-students/study-at-feduni/student-support

For the best start, live on Res.

With first year students guaranteed accommodation during their first year of study, living on Res is ideal for international students. Join us on Res and experience:

  • Proven transition program to help you settle in
  • Formation of lifelong friendships
  • 24-hour access to residential support
  • Planned experiences and instant networks
  • No hidden costs with bills included in rent
  • Residences located on or close to campus

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