About this course
- Entry and participation requirements
- Attributes, outcomes and skills
- Course structure
- Further study
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- In order to be considered for entry, applicants must:
- Have completed a three-year undergraduate degree in the discipline of nursing, or equivalent
- Have at least one (1) year documented evidence of clinical experience as a Registered Nurse working in an acute, sub-acute or community health care service within the preceding five years from the time of application
- Be employed a minimum of 24 hours per week for the Nursing Practice subjects
- Be nominated by their Education Manager or other Health Service representative to undertake the clinical components of the course
- Have unrestricted registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (or equivalent for international nurses) for subjects with clinical components only.
Meeting these requirements does not guarantee selection.
- In ranking applications, the Selection Committee will consider:
• prior academic performance; and
• the work experience
The Selection Committee may seek further information to clarify any aspect of an application in accordance with the Academic Board rules on the use of selection instruments.
- Applicants are required to satisfy the university’s English language requirements for postgraduate courses. For those applicants seeking to meet these requirements by one of the standard tests approved by the Academic Board, performance band 6.5 is required.
Graduates who successfully complete the subjects ‘Applied Pathophysiology’ and ‘Nursing Specialty 1’ are eligible to receive the Specialist Certificate in Nursing Practice as an exit award.
Inherent requirements (core participation requirements)
For the purposes of considering a request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry.The University is dedicated to providingsupport to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website. http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
Last updated: 24 September 2021