Commonwealth supported places
Commonwealth Supported places are available in this course to students who meet one of the following residency requirements:
(a) Australian Citizenship; or
(b) a New Zealand citizen or a permanent resident visa holder who will be resident within Australia for the duration of the unit.
2022: Information about fees and charges can be found at Fees and Payments.
Why study nursing and midwifery at CDU?
Find a rewarding career in healthcare when you study nursing or midwifery at CDU. Our graduates have the academic knowledge and hands-on experience to confidently enter the workplace and deliver evidence-based care to their patients.
- Study online, on campus, full-time or part-time as it suits you
- Gain practical experience through placements and state-of-the-art clinical simulation suites located around Australia
- #2 Australian uni for undergraduate employment outcomes (GUG 2022)
What will I study?
You will undertake the course in partnership with an experienced nurse academic who will provide mentorship and an induction to research with a specific nursing focus.
The course is delivered in online mode with mentoring and supervision sessions available face-to-face or via alternative technologies.
A candidate must successfully complete units totalling 80 credit points as detailed below. All units are valued at 10 credit points unless indicated.
|Unit type||Credit Points||Specific requirements|
|20cp||Compulsory Core unit totalling 20 credit points as listed below:
HEA413 Systematic Review Methodology (20 credit points)
|60cp||Research units totalling 60 credit points as detailed below:
HEA700 Systematic Review Project A (20 credit points)
HEA701 Systematic Review Project B (20 credit points)
HEA702 Systematic Review Project C (20 credit points)
There are no elective units available in this course.
|80cp||Total Credit Points|
Students who commenced in or after 2013
The grade of "PC" cannot be counted towards a Bachelor of Honours AQF Level 8 course award.
Students should refer to the current Grading Policy and Common Course Rules for further information.
Students Commencing in Semester 1
The Recommended Study Plan provided below is suitable for a student commencing in semester 1 and enrolling in a standard full time load.
Full-time Study Plan
|Legend:||CO = Core Unit||R = Research|
|Semester 1||Semester 2|
|HEA413 Systematic Review Methodology (20cp)||CO||HEA701 Systematic Review Project B (20cp)||R|
|HEA700 Systematic Review Project A (20cp)||R||HEA702 Systematic Review Project C (20cp)||R|
Students Commencing in Semester 2
The Recommended Study Plan provided below is suitable for a student commencing in semester 2 and enrolling in a standard full time load.
Full-time Study Plan
|Legend:||CO = Core Unit||R = Research|
Successful completion of a recognised bachelor degree or equivalent international qualification in a nursing related field with at least a credit average (GPA of 5.00).
English language requirements
To gain entry into Charles Darwin University, all Higher Education applicants must satisfy the University's English Language Proficiency Requirements for their chosen course of study. International applicants will be required to supply evidence of this at the time of application.
The minimum English language requirement for this course is met by either undertaking previous education in an English-speaking country or undertaking one of the following English language tests and obtaining the minimum requirements listed below.
|IELTS Academic Module||A minimum overall score of 6.0 with no band less than 6.0.|
|Cambridge Advanced English (CAE)||A minimum overall score of 169, with no skill below 169.|
|Common European Framework Certificate of English Proficiency||A minimum overall grade of B2.|
|Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic module||A minimum overall score of 50 with no score lower than 50.|
|TOEFL Internet-based Test (iBT)||A minimum overall score of 60 and a minimum writing score of 21.|
* All tests are valid for two years from the date of the test to the date of commencement at CDU, unless otherwise specified.
* Where applicable, international applicants must also satisfy the Department of Home Affairs (DHA) English language requirements for student visa applications.
Do you have a question regarding English requirements at CDU? Please email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Unlike the other universities I looked at where you spend time in a lab each week, CDU offers one-week practical intensives in a clinical simulation suite (which is a bit like a mock hospital environment) at one of their campuses or centres around Australia.
This course is accredited by the University in accordance with the Higher Education Standards.
Australian qualification framework
This course is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework at Level 8.
The table below gives an indication of the likely peer cohort for new students in this course. It provides data on students that commenced this course and passed the census date in Semester 1, 2021.
|Applicant background (Semester one intake 2021)||No. of Students||% of all Students|
|A. Higher education study
(includes a bridging or enabling course)
|B. Vocational education and training (VET) study||<5||N/P|
|C. Work and life experience
(Admitted on the basis of previous achievement not in the other three categories)
|D. Recent secondary education
(regardless of whether this includes the consideration of adjustment factors such as equity or subject bonus points)
(e.g. portfolio, audition, extra offer conditional on minimum ATAR)
(e.g. special consideration, audition alone, schools recommendation scheme with no minimum ATAR requirement)
"<5" - the number of students is less than 5
N/A - Students not accepted in this category
N/P - Not published: the number is hidden to prevent calculation of numbers in cells with less than 5 students.
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