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Bachelor of Nursing (Honours)

Course summary for international students

Award granted Bachelor of Nursing (Honours)
CampusOffered at Burwood (Melbourne), Waterfront (Geelong), Warrnambool
Cloud (online)No
Length1 year full time
Next available intake

March (Trimester 1)

Indicative annual fee 2015$24,550* AUD
LevelUndergraduate
CRICOS course code006227K
IELTS Requirement

IELTS overall score of 7 with no individual band score less than 7 (or equivalent). More information is available at www.ielts.org

Deakin course code H421
Faculty contactsDeakin International
Tel +61 3 9627 4877
Online enquiry

Course sub-headings

Course overview

The honours year develops evaluation and research skills in nursing practice and health service delivery.  This will enhance employment prospects and enable graduates to qualify for research higher degrees in the discipline of nursing.

Fees and charges

Fee paying place - International (IFP)
A fee paying place is one for which the University does not receive any government funding. As such, students enrolled in these places are required to contribute the full cost of their course.

Fees for international students apply to persons living in Australia with Temporary Resident status, provided that there is no limitation on study and persons living abroad who are not Australian citizens and do not have Permanent Resident status in Australia.

Equivalent Full Time Student Load (EFTSL)
EFTSL is the standard annual full time load. Eight credit points is the standard full time load for one year of study.

* The 'indicative annual course fee' cited has been provided as a guide only. It has been calculated on the basis of a typical enrolment of a student undertaking the course in 2015, and reflects the cost involved in undertaking a full-time quota of units within the specified discipline.
The actual fees charged by Deakin University will depend upon the discipline from which each individual unit is chosen, and may vary from the indicative course fee cited, particularly if units are chosen from a number of disciplines. The cost of each unit offered in 2015 can be viewed from the Unit Search.
Please note that the fees per unit/credit point may increase annually due to rises in the cost of course delivery and service.
Deakin assumes no responsibility for persons relying on 'indicative course fees' to calculate the total future cost of their course.

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Course rules

The course consists of 8 credit points of study.

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Course structure

Full time enrolment (two trimesters)

Trimester 1

HBS400 Research Methods  

HNR412 Research Planning in Nursing  

 

Trimester 2

HNR414 Research Project  

 

Part time enrolment (three trimesters) (not available to international students)

Trimester 1

HBS400 Research Methods  

 

Trimester 2

HNR412 Research Planning in Nursing  

 

Trimester 1 (of following level)

HNR414 Research Project  

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Honours

For detailed information, particularly with respect to the selection of areas of study and availability of appropriate supervision, students should consult the School of Nursing and Midwifery.

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Entry requirements - general

Deakin University offers admission to undergraduate courses through a number of Admission categories.
In all categories of admission, selection is based primarily on academic merit as indicated by an applicant's previous academic record.
For more information on the Deakin Admissions Policy visit The Guide.

 

Students must also meet the undergraduate English language requirements.

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Entry requirements - specific

Prospective students should note that selection as an Honours student depends not only on academic suitability, but also on the availability of a suitable supervisor for the research area, and the match of the research with the philosophy of nursing at Deakin.


Applicants will be required to have completed the Bachelor or Nursing, Bachelor of Nursing (Preregistration) or Bachelor of Nursing Studies (Postregistration) with at least a mid-credit average to be eligible for entry.


Applicants from other universities will be evaluated on an individual basis, but will be required to have completed a Bachelor of Nursing program and have achieved at least a mid-credit average to be eligible for entry.


No credit for prior learning will be given to applicants entering the honours sequence.  Students who have already completed substantial research should apply for the masters preliminary program rather than for honours.

 

English language requirements

 

The English language entry requirement is an IELTS score of 7.0 (with no band less than 7) or equivalent. You will be required to meet the English language level requirement that is applicable in the year of your commencement of studies.

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How to apply

Tracking your application
If you have already applied and wish to enquire about your application please refer to the relevant area through which you originally applied.

  • If you applied through a Deakin representative please contact your representative.
  • If you applied through a Deakin International office please contact deakin-int-admissions@deakin.edu.au
 

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