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Our pathways finder helps you to discover all the opportunities available to you, so you can walk away with an achievable plan to make your dream course a reality.

Pathways to the Bachelor of Nursing/Bachelor of Psychological Science

Before exploring your pathways to study, please select the kind of applicant you are via the tabs below. If you have graduated from Year 12 in the last two years, you are considered a recent Year 12 student. If you're unsure, learn more about your applicant type.

I'm a current or recent Year 12 student

Based on last year's rankings, your ATAR doesn't quite meet the requirements for this course. But that doesn't mean it's out of reach - ATARs can change from year to year, and there are plenty of other pathways to make your study goals a reality.

If your Year 12 studies have been impacted by difficult circumstances or other disadvantage, you could qualify for Deakin's Special Entry Access Scheme (SEAS) to boost your ATAR. Otherwise, you can follow an alternate pathway to your dream course:

Other course options in nursing

Currently, bachelor degrees at Deakin require a minimum ATAR of 50. But that doesn't mean you can't plan for the future. If you want to continue studying, you can follow an alternate pathway to your dream course by looking at the pathways to other courses at Deakin such as the Bachelor of Nursing which could lead to studying this course in the future or other great careers.

Burwood 75.25
Waterfront 76.5
Waurn Ponds N/A
Warrnambool NP
Online N/A

This course is available at the locations indicated above. You can choose from our range of locations across Victoria depending on your preferences and ATAR - giving you the freedom to follow a study path best-suited to your circumstances.

Based on last year's rankings, you meet the ATAR requirements for this course. Your next step is to visit the course page to check you meet any additional entry requirements. Then, you can confidently begin your application.

If your Year 12 studies have been impacted by difficult circumstances or disadvantage, you could qualify for Deakin's Special Entry Access Scheme (SEAS) to boost your ATAR. If you don't meet the additional entry requirements, there are still ways to achieve a place on your dream job by following an alternate pathway:

Other course options in nursing

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ATAR: Eligible ATAR is based on 2024 early and first round VTAC offers, including relevant adjustment factors. ATAR requirements for 2025 are currently unknown. Please use past ATAR only for guidance, as ATAR is subject to increase or decrease.

N/A: Course is not available at this location.

NP: Course is available at this location, but the ATAR is not published.

RC: Admission to this course is based on a range of criteria.

I'm not a current or recent Year 12 student

If you meet one of the minimum course entry requirements below, you can start your application right away. There may be additional course requirements, including English language criteria, so be sure to check the eligibility criteria on the course page before applying. If you don't meet the requirements, you could still achieve your study goals by following an alternate pathway or browsing similar courses.

  1. VET Study

    Successfully complete any of the following:

    - a Certificate IV in a related discipline

    - a Diploma in any discipline*

    - 50% completion of a Diploma in a related discipline*

    *not applicable to a Deakin College diploma

  2. Higher education study

    Successful completion of relevant study, equivalent to at least two Deakin University units, at an accredited higher education institution.

  3. Relevant work or life experience and/or test

    Either of the following:

    - work or life experience that demonstrates your readiness for this course, as assessed by our admissions team

    - completion of a STAT, which is an aptitude test assessing a range of competencies considered important for university study.

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More courses to make your dream become a reality

Gain valuable skills and knowledge by immersing yourself in one Deakin's nursing or psychological bachelor degrees. Deakin offers a variety of single degree course options in these fields, where you will learn from industry experts that will prepare you to take on tomorrow with confidence. Be ready for the world with one of the following degrees:

Bachelor of Nursing

Bachelor of Psychological Science

You'll still need to meet entry requirements including English language criteria to gain entry to your preferred course.

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