Bachelor of Nursing (Psychological Studies)
Monash University and the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Science are pleased to announce a unique new degree, commencing 2007. The Bachelor of Nursing (Psychological Studies) is full time degree run jointly offered by the School of Nursing and Midwifery and the School of Psychology, Psychiatry and Psychological Medicine.
The course will give students the opportunity to undertake study in two key areas of health care - nursing and psychology. Graduates will be eligible for registration with the Nurses Board of Victoria as Division 1 nurses with specialist mental health training. Students will also be able to continue studying towards registration with the Australian Psychological Accreditation Council.
The course is four years, full-time and comprises a 60 point major in psychology and 132 points of nursing units. The psychology units are accredited by the Australian Psychological Accreditation Council (APAC) and comprise nine core units and one elective unit. All units in the course can be found in the University’s Undergraduate Handbook in the near future.
Year 12: Units 3 and 4 – a study score of at least 25 in English (any) and Units 3 and 4 – mathematics (any).
Non Year 12: The entire academic record including grade point averages (GPA) will be considered, along with any additional information provided. All applications are subject to meeting minimum university entrance requirements.
All applications to be made through VTAC.
For further information please email email@example.com or for information on further study towards registration as a practitioner in psychology, visit the School of Psychology, Psychiatry and Psychological Medicine.