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Undergraduate

Undergraduate Certificate Introduction to Nursing and Midwifery

2021

Not available to international students.
Overview
Location
SATAC Code
UAC Code
Online (CSP)
198095
593022
* CSP = Commonwealth supported place
FF = Full fee
Course Duration
Full-time
Not Available
Part-time
1 year/s
Availability for Admission
Domestic
Semester 1
International
No
Applications accepted through MyNextCourse
No
Can offers be deferred?
No
CDU Reference
CDU Course Code

NNUMI1

Award
Undergraduate Certificate (Nursing and Midwifery)
Faculty/College
College of Nursing and Midwifery
Sector
HE
Area of study
Health and Medicine

The Undergraduate Certificate Introduction to Nursing and Midwifery is a one-year, part-time, 100% online course that offers you the opportunity to upskill, reskill and retrain in nursing and midwifery. This course will assist in meeting the academic pathway into higher education courses across the nursing and midwifery disciplines.

During this course you will learn about Indigenous health, healthcare-related communication, anatomy and physiology. The course is designed to support your learning needs and develop your study skills.

On completing the Undergraduate Certificate Introduction to Nursing and Midwifery (and provided you meet English language requirements), you will be eligible to use the credits you've gained towards further study of a:

  • Bachelor of Nursing
  • Bachelor of Midwifery

Advanced standing may be granted for some of or all the subjects you successfully complete. If further study is your intention, be sure to check the requirements of your preferred undergraduate degree to determine how many credits can be transferred.

  • This course is accredited by the University in accordance with the Higher Education Standards.

Contact details

For further information about the course, enrolment procedures, closing dates and other administrative issues please contact Student Central on:

Email: student.central@cdu.edu.au Phone: (08) 8946 7766 or 1800 061 963 (free call)

Course structure

This 40-credit point course consist of four (4) specialist elective units. This course consists of a combination of introductory and first-year degree subjects, designed to help you develop core knowledge in health and the necessary skills for successful university studies.

A candidate must successfully complete units totalling 40 credit points (cp) as detailed below. All units are valued at 10 credit points unless indicated.

Unit type Credit Points Specific requirements

Specialist Elective
(4 units)

 

40cp

Specialist Elective units totalling 40 credit points selected from one of the following specialisations below:

Nursing
NUR115 Primary Healthcare
SBI171 Anatomy and Physiology 1
NUR132 Communication for Person-centred Practice
NUR133 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health

Midwifery
CUC100 Academic Literacies Through Exploring Sustainability
CUC107 Cultural Intelligence and Capability
SBI171 Anatomy and Physiology 1
SWK102 Communication Skills

  40cp Total Credit Points

 

Study plan

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 part time load.

Part-time Study Plan

Nursing

Legend: SE = Specialist Elective
Semester 1 Semester 2
Year 1
NUR132 Communication for Person-centred Practice SE NUR115 Primary Healthcare SE
SBI171 Anatomy and Physiology 1 SE NUR133 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health SE

Midwifery

Legend: SE = Specialist Elective
Semester 1 Semester 2
Year 1
CUC100 Academic Literacies Through Exploring Sustainability SE CUC107 Cultural Intelligence and Capability SE
SBI171 Anatomy and Physiology 1 SE SWK102 Communication Skills SE

Course fees

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.

2021: Information about fees and charges can be found at Fees and Payments.

Domestic students - undergraduate studies

SATAC

SATAC is the application channel for residents of NT, ACT, SA, WA, QLD, VIC or TAS

 

 

SATAC

UAC

UAC is the application channel for residents of NSW.

 

 

UAC

If you do not meet any of the criteria above please visit Pathways to study to view the options available to you.

International students

How to apply direct to CDU

Applications to CDU must be submitted online.

 

You will need a valid email address to create your online account.

 

Once you have started the application you will have the option of saving your application and resuming it at a later date.

 

There is no application fee when you apply online.

Find a CDU agent partner to help you apply

Applicants may seek further information about international education in Australia from theAustralian Government Department of Education and Training or from our overseas / external representatives.

 

To help with the process, we've compile a list of authorised representatives.

Not sure if you are a domestic or international student?

That's OK - it can be a little tricky to know the difference.

 

To help you out, we've put together a guide to answer any questions you might have.

 

Things like the difference between domestic and international students or the difference between course types like VET and undergraduate.

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