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HEALTH & BIOMEDICINE

Have you ever dreamt of being a nurse, an osteopath or a social worker? At VU, we can help you start a rewarding career in the health sector.

At VU, you will have access to a wide range of innovative and world renowned courses accredited by Australian health associations. These include aged care, medical administration, beauty and personal services, osteopathy, midwifery and nursing, paramedicine and psychology. You will also gain the hands-on experience needed to make you work-ready and a top choice for your future employers.

In 2015 VU received the highest rating of 5 stars in nursing by the Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) rankings.

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STRONG INDUSTRY PARTNERSHIPS

At VU, you’ll benefit from our numerous partnerships with health agencies and research institutes. Our work placements will provide you with confidence and an industry edge. These partnerships include Western Health, Ambulance Victoria, the Australian Spinal Research Foundation, the Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute, beyondblue, the National Institute of Integrative Medicine, and Werribee Mercy Hospital.

PRACTICAL EDGE

Our nursing graduates benefit from 800 professional practice hours and 140 clinical simulation hours to develop their network and make them career ready.

TECHNOLOGY-ENHANCED LEARNING

Our clinics and high-tech simulation labs provide you with the opportunity to practice in a safe environment. Our workshops use interactive mannequin technology, and high-tech nursing laboratories designed to simulate a hospital environment so you know what to expect in a real health facility.

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PATHWAYS FOR ALL TYPES OF STUDENTS

Our study ‘pathways’ connect courses between TAFE and university undergraduate and postgraduate courses, giving you more flexible and accessible opportunities for learning.

  • 22313VIC Certificate IV in Tertiary Preparation

  • HLT54115 Diploma of Nursing

  • HBNB Bachelor of Nursing

Graduates of our Diploma of Nursing can pathway directly into a Bachelor of Nursing degree with up to 8 units of credit (12 months).

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