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Bachelor of Nursing and Bachelor of Emergency Health (Paramedic) for 2014

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Why study Bachelor of Nursing and Bachelor of Emergency Health (Paramedic)?

This groundbreaking double degree gives you the chance to broaden your skills and career options as a nurse and paramedic.

Delivered at our Peninsula campus, the course will open exciting opportunities in ambulance and community-based health services and disaster response teams here and overseas - wherever combined emergency and ward skills are needed.

As a qualified paramedic nurses, you will play a key role in regular emergency responses, community-based triage and pre-hospital and in-hospital care.

Your role will prove critical at times of multi-victim disasters, when your communication, leadership and clinical-reasoning skills as a nurse will come to the fore.

The course is taught by leading nursing and paramedic researchers and practitioners with links to The Alfred Hospital, which boasts Victoria's busiest emergency department, and the Monash Medical Centre, one of the state's major teaching hospitals.

The course includes workplace experiences in ambulance, hospital and community-based settings across metropolitan and rural Victoria.

Professional recognitions

Australian

After completing this double degree, you can register as a general nurse (division 1) with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia and gain endorsement as a paramedic.

Domestic

Entry requirements

Clearly in ATAR score (2014):

  • 91.05 (Peninsula)

View entry requirements and applications for domestic students

Duration

4 years full-time

Fees for 2014

Fees are subject to change annually.

Commonwealth supported place (CSP)
Average annual student contribution
$ 7,350 AUD
Note: see information on how average fee is calculated.

The Student Services and Amenities Fee applies to some students each calendar year.

Intakes

First Semester (March)

Attendances

  • On-campus at Peninsula: full-time

Faculty

Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences

Course code: 3892

CRICOS code: 058757J

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Contact

Tel: 1800 MONASH
(1800 666 274)
Visit: http://www.med.monash.edu.au/nursing/

International

Entry requirements

View entry requirements and applications for international students

Duration

4 years full-time

Fees for 2014

Fees are subject to change annually.

International fee per 48 credit points
48 credit points represents a standard full-time course load for a year
$ 30,600 AUD

Intakes

First Semester (March)

Attendances

  • On-campus at Peninsula: full-time

Faculty

Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences

Course code: 3892

CRICOS code: 058757J

Find out more

Enquire nowApply nowEntry requirements

Contact

Telephone: +61 3 9903 4788
Online Enquiry: Enquire Now

Admissions information for domestic students

Entry requirements

Minimum entrance requirements

Equivalent Australian Year 12

VCE prerequisites

Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or 25 in English other than EAL; and a study score of at least 25 in any Mathematics.

International Baccalaureate subject prerequisites

  • A score of at least 4 in English SL or 3 in English HL or 5 in English B SL or 4 in English B HL, and
  • A score of at least 4 in mathematics SL or 3 in mathematics HL or 4 in further mathematics SL or 4 in mathematical studies SL.

Extra requirements

SUCCESSFUL APPLICANTS;

Immunisations: Student must satisfy immunisation requirements in order to participate in placements that are compulsory for the course.

Police check: Students must complete a National Police Records Check before undertaking clinical placements.

Working With Children Check: Students must hold a Working With Children Check before undertaking clinical placements. Failure to hold satisfactory checks may result in students being unable to complete this course.

Drug Administration Policy: Students should be aware of their legal responsibilities regarding the administration and storage of drugs in keeping with the Drugs Poisons and Controlled substances ACT 1981 (VIC) and the Drugs Poisons and Controlled Substances Regulations 2006 (Vic). The School of Nursing and Midwifery has formulated a policy and students should be aware of the drug administration policy relevant to their particular year of study. For more information please visit the website and refer to the section entitled Clinical Guidelines.

Health check: Students must comply with the Monash University Department of Community Emergency Health and Paramedic Practice (CEHAPP) Health Requirements Policy before undertaking clinical placements. Please refer to the CEHAPP webpage.

University entrance requirements

Minimum entrance requirements for admission to Monash University Australia.

Entry scores

Qualification Peninsula
2014 ATAR clearly in for CSP 91.05

Applications

Semester one (March)

Applications for on campus studies should be made online through the Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre.

Admissions information for international students

Entry requirements

VCE prerequisites

Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or 25 in English other than EAL; and a study score of at least 25 in any Mathematics.

International Baccalaureate subject prerequisites

  • A score of at least 4 in English SL or 3 in English HL or 5 in English B SL or 4 in English B HL, and
  • A score of at least 4 in mathematics SL or 3 in mathematics HL or 4 in further mathematics SL or 4 in mathematical studies SL.

English requirements for international students

Gaining the required result in one of the following tests of English language:

A minimum overall IELTS test score of at least 6.5 with individual band scores required at 6.5 for Reading, 6.5 for Listening, 6.0 for Writing and 6.0 for Speaking.

A TOEFL minimum test score of either;

in the written TOEFL, 550 with a Test of Written English (TWE) score of at least 4.5; or in the internet-based TOEFL, an overall score of at least 79 with at least 21 in the written, 20 listening, 19 reading, and no less than 18 speaking.

This course also accepts the Monash English Bridging Program as meeting the English language requirements.

Applicants must meet the minimum English requirements found in the Monash University polices.

Special entry requirements

SUCCESSFUL APPLICANTS;

Immunisations: Student must satisfy immunisation requirements in order to participate in placements that are compulsory for the course.

Police check: Students must complete a National Police Records Check before undertaking clinical placements.

Working With Children Check: Students must hold a Working With Children Check before undertaking clinical placements. Failure to hold satisfactory checks may result in students being unable to complete this course.

Drug Administration Policy: Students should be aware of their legal responsibilities regarding the administration and storage of drugs in keeping with the Drugs Poisons and Controlled substances ACT 1981 (VIC) and the Drugs Poisons and Controlled Substances Regulations 2006 (Vic). The School of Nursing and Midwifery has formulated a policy and students should be aware of the drug administration policy relevant to their particular year of study. For more information please visit the website and refer to the section entitled Clinical Guidelines.

Health check: Students must comply with the Monash University Department of Community Emergency Health and Paramedic Practice (CEHAPP) Health Requirements Policy before undertaking clinical placements. Please refer to the CEHAPP webpage.

University entrance requirements

Minimum entrance requirements for admission to Monash University Australia.

Entry scores

2014 international qualification entry requirements and scores for this course are available from the Undergraduate Qualifications Database.

Qualification Peninsula
International Baccalaureate 28

Applications

Semester one (March)

This course is currently not available to international students.

Enrolment obligation

International students enrolling in a CRICOS-registered course can study no more than 25% of their course by distance and/or online learning. Students cannot enrol exclusively in distance and/or online learning study in any compulsory study period. See standard 9.4 of The National Code 2007.