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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 on campus
No
International online
No
Applications accepted through MyNextCourse
Yes
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.

Apply by 26 February to save 20% on course fees for 2021.*

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.

* Discounted course fees for Undergraduate Certificates are only available to domestic students who apply by 26 February 2021 and enrol in Semester 1 2021. Refer to the fees tab for more information.

Note: On current advice the Undergraduate Certificate must be completed by the end of 2021.

  • 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)

Admission criteria

  • Successful completion of the Northern Territory Certificate of Education and Training (or equivalent).
  • Successful completion of a national qualification at Certificate III level or higher.
  • Successful completion of at least 0.5 year of full-time study (or equivalent) of a higher education degree/diploma.
  • Overseas secondary or tertiary qualifications considered equivalent to the above Australian qualifications.
  • Attainment of a STAT Multiple Choice score of 125 or higher.
  • Successful completion of a recognised tertiary preparation course.
  • Submission of an acceptable personal competencies statement and/or employment experience.

Please note: If you wish to continue your studies with a Bachelor of Nursing or Bachelor of Midwifery once you have completed the Undergraduate Certificate Introduction to Nursing and Midwifery, you will need to meet the English language requirements for these courses. On applying for these Bachelor's degrees, you will have to provide evidence of English language proficiency. For example, a year 12 education in Australia or an IELTS test with an overall score of 7.

For details, visit the course page for Bachelor of Nursing or Bachelor of Midwifery.

Essential requirements

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.

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
NUR135 Primary Health Care (replaces NUR115 from 2021)
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 NUR135 Primary Health Care (replaces NUR115 from 2021) 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 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.

Midwifery Special Electives: All commonwealth supported students who apply by 26 February and commence this undergraduate certificate in 2021 will receive a 20% discount on their student contribution. The total cost of this course is $5,145.00 + Student Services & Amenities fee. The undiscounted price for this course ranges is $6,431.25 + Student Services & Amenities fee.

Nursing Special Electives: All commonwealth supported students who apply by 26 February and commence this undergraduate certificate in 2021 will receive a 20% discount on their student contribution. The total cost of this course is $1,980.00 + Student Services & Amenities fee. The undiscounted price for this course ranges is $2,475.00 + Student Services & Amenities fee.

Information about unit fees can be found at Domestic Fees.

Domestic - Undergraduate Certificate studies

SATAC

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

 

 

 

APPLY THROUGH SATAC

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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