With a Bachelor of Nursing from Victoria University, you can pursue a challenging and diversified career in the healthcare profession. If you choose to study nursing at VU, you will develop a wide range of abilities needed to work as a general or mental health nurse. You will be able to find a range of healthcare jobs after completing this course.
The Bachelor of Nursing degree at VU will guarantee that you have sound scientific knowledge, skills, and practical experience. You will practice your skills in a safe environment by taking part in simulation learning utilizing cutting-edge technology before working with actual patients.
After acquiring practical experience working with skilled clinicians and nurses, you will be qualified to register and start employment as a Division 1 Registered Nurse. You'll work with a team of recent VU graduates who have a wealth of practical expertise.
If you thrive at communicating, show initiative, and are patient and diplomatic while working with people from different backgrounds and cultures, nursing may be the profession for you.
What you will study
Students must finish the following in order to earn their Bachelor of Nursing degree:
288 credit points of Core studies.
After passing this course, students will be qualified for:
The ability to provide high-quality, safe, ethical, legal, and culturally acceptable nursing care in a variety of health care settings in the domains of physical health, mental health, and aged care constitutes meeting the Registered Nurse Standards of Practice.
Nursing practice is underpinned by scientific ideas underpinning nursing practice while using clinical reasoning and problem-solving skills.
Using a person-centered approach within an interprofessional framework, contextualize complete health assessment tools to analyze physical, psychosocial, sociological, spiritual, cultural, and age-appropriate factors.
Plan, execute, and evaluate contemporary nursing practice across the lifespan in primary, secondary, and tertiary contexts in response to regional, national, and international health goals.
Demonstrate cultural awareness, responsiveness, and inclusive behavior, and promote the rights of culturally varied Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.
exhibit therapeutic and interpersonal abilities in the context of professional nursing practice by using face-to-face and digital health communication.
Identifying professional gaps and openings, directing development, and facilitating lifelong learning evaluation can all be done by critically reflecting on one's own nursing practice.
Nursing is a versatile and adaptive career path. Working with health groups in urban, regional, and rural areas will be no problem for you. According to Labour Market Insights, there will probably be a lot of job openings for registered nurses during the next five years (external link).
Many organizations, including the Royal Children's Hospital, Royal Women's Hospital, and the Royal Flying Doctor Service, are hiring graduates of the VU Bachelor of Nursing degree.
Nurses may work in places such as:
After completing Units 3 and 4 of the Australian Senior Secondary Certificate (VCE or equivalent), a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or 20 in any other English subject is required (or equivalent).
For units 3 and 4, you need a 20 in biology, chemistry, health and human development, or psychology.
Units 1 and 2: Completion of two units (in any order of study) of any Mathematics or
Any mathematics in Units 3 and 4.
Completion of an Australian advanced diploma in nursing, health sciences, or a related field.
English Language Requirements
IELTS - 6.0
TOEFL - 67
PTE - 50
For Domestic Students - Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP)
For International Students - AUD $16,500 (Per Semester)