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First year indicative tuition fees for 2014 undergraduate courses (domestic students)

Commonwealth supported: AUD $7,876.00
Domestic fee paying: AUD $19,000.00

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Bachelor of Science (Nursing) Bachelor of Science (Midwifery)

This course structure contains information about the units which comprise the course as well as the credit points required to successfully complete it.

The Bachelor of Science (Nursing) Bachelor of Science (Midwifery) is a 600 credit point, four-year full-time award.

Year One - Semester 1
UnitDescription Points
NPP1101Health Assessment Skills and Practice 15
NCS1102Professional Conduct and Communication 15
NCS1101Health and Healthcare Systems 15
SCN1111Health Science 1 15
NMW1111Midwifery Principles and Beginning Competencies 15

Year One - Semester 2
UnitDescription Points
NCS1201Foundations of Nursing 15
NSC1103Clinical Sciences Introduction 15
NMW1109Physiological, Psychosocial and Emotional Issues in Pregnancy 15
NPP1201Supportive Nursing Care Skills and Practice 15
NCS1202Evidence Based Practice in Health Care 15

Year Two - Semester 1
UnitDescription Points
NCS2102Mental Health and Illness 15
NSC2103Clinical Sciences 1 15
NPP2101Professional Nursing Practice 1 15
NCS2101Adult Health 15
MPT3203Principles of Labour and Birth Care 15

Year Two - Semester 2
UnitDescription Points
NCS2201Older Adult Health 15
NSC2203Clinical Sciences 2 15
NPP2201Professional Nursing Practice 2 15
NMW4114International Dimensions of Midwifery 15
NMW2106Antenatal and Postnatal Care 15

Year Three - Semester 1
UnitDescription Points
NPP3101Professional Nursing Practice 3 15
NSC3103Clinical Sciences 3 15
NCS3101Child and Adolescent Health 15
MIP4208Continuity of Midwifery Care 15
MPT3204Introduction to Labour and Birth Practice 15

Year Three - Semester 2
UnitDescription Points
NCS3203Law and Ethics in Health 15
NCS2202Culture and Health 15
NMW4117Applied Pathophysiology and Pharmacology 4 15
NMW2107Developing Midwifery Competencies 15
NMW3109Care of the Neonate 15

Year Four - Semester 1
UnitDescription Points
NCS3102Primary Health Care 15
NMW4115Obstetric and Neonatal Emergencies 15
MPT4204Clinical Midwifery Skills 15
NMW4116Advanced Midwifery Competencies 30

Year Four - Semester 2
UnitDescription Points
NCS3202Professional Portfolio 15
NPP3201Professional Nursing Practice 4 15
NCS3201Professional Capacity Building 15
NMW4119Consolidation of Midwifery Practice 30

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