Mental health and wellbeing portal

The Mental Health and Wellbeing Portal is a new initiative that aims to provide the Deakin University Community with ready access to mental health related information and support.

Study Nursing and Midwifery with the most satisfied students in Victoria.

Highest ranked Bachelor of Nursing in Victoria for overall student satisfaction*
*Australian Graduate Survey Course Experience Questionnaire(2012)


The School of Nursing and Midwifery is internationally renowned and distinguishes itself through world leading research and education programs. Graduates demonstrate high quality clinical practice, leadership and scholarship. The School's staff, students and graduates uphold the ideals of social justice and ethical practice.

Guiding Values

The School's commitment to personal and professional integrity is reflected in our research and teaching. The guiding values in all our interactions are respect, honesty, trustworthiness, accountability, collegiality and professionalism.

Undergraduate Nursing and Midwifery degrees

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Bachelor of Nursing

The Bachelor of Nursing gives you the opportunity to develop the knowledge, skills and ethical behaviours that enable you to practice as a competent and caring nurse clinician and gain employment in a range of health care contexts.

Bachelor of Nursing and Midwifery

The Bachelor of Nursing and Midwifery gives you the opportunity to develop the specialist skills related to midwifery in addition to those of a Registered Nurse. Nursing and midwifery at Deakin has a strong emphasis on hands-on practical experience preparing you for employment in the real world.

Bachelor of Nursing and Psychological Science

The Bachelor of Nursing and Psychological Science is well suited to those interested in the growing field of mental health nursing. It will prepare you with a strong understanding of research methods in psychology and human behaviour and will provide you with the knowledge and skills to comprehensively care for patients.

Simulation Centres

Our Clinical Simulation Centres incorporate high and low fidelity simulation to assist your learning and transition towards independent nursing practice.

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