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Pre-registration Program for Overseas Qualified Registered
Are you an overseas qualified registered nurse with Australian permanent residency?
For further information on how to obtain registration as a general nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, Professional Development Unit.
Bachelor of Nursing H326
Bachelor of Nursing / Bachelor of Midwifery D355
Bachelor of Nursing / Bachelor of Public Health and Health Promotion D381
Bachelor of Nursing/Bachelor of Psychological Science D387
Applications for undergraduate courses should be made via the Victorian Tertiary Admissions System (VTAC), refer to www.vtac.edu.au. Applications for Trimester 3 2012-2013 must be made online directly to the University via the Applicant Portal.
Extra requirements: Non Year 12
All applicants must complete and submit a VTAC Personal History form if they wish other information to be considered during the selection process. This may include information such as work or community experience or reasons for applying. Applicants may wish to provide other documentation via the VTAC system in support of their application.
Refer to the Extra requirements section of each course in the 2013 VTAC Guide to ensure you meet the application requirements.
Bachelor of Nursing
Master of Nursing Practice H771
Applicants wishing to undertake the intensive care, cardiac care, emergency care or perioperative specialty streams must also independently apply for and seek permanent employment with a collaborating hospital within their specialty area. Offers to undertake these specialty streams will not be issued until written confirmation of this support by a collaborating hospital has been received by Deakin University.
Applicants wishing to undertake the Graduate Diploma of Midwifery must also independently apply for and seek permanent employment with a collaborating hospital within their specialty area. Offers to undertake the Graduate Diploma of Midwifery will not be issued until written confirmation of this support by a collaborating hospital has been received by Deakin University.
Master of Midwifery H776
Master of Nursing Practice (Nurse Practitioner) H773
Re-entry Course for Nurses*
If you have been registered previously as a general nurse, or are currently registered, but have not had recent nursing experience and wish to update your skills and knowledge, the Professional Development Unit can provide you with further information on the appropriate course for your needs.
*Please note these are both full fee paying courses.
Professional Development Unit
The Clinical Simulation Centre at Deakin University consists of purpose built laboratories and simulated hospital environments. The centres are situated on each of the university campuses and are well resourced with state of the art equipment to aid students in their clinical learning and their transition towards independent nursing practice.