If you are an IIHS Advanced Diploma of Nursing graduate and eligible for registration in Sri Lanka, you can now fast track your career with a Bachelor of Nursing at Deakin. Deakin recognizes your study at IIHS and provides Credit for Prior Learning (CPL) towards your Deakin nursing degree; by completing six subjects over two trimesters you will be eligible to apply to register as a nurse in Australia.
G.C.E A/L– 3 passes in any stream or a recognized Foundation Programme.
IELTS overall score of 7 with no individual band score less than 7 (or equivalent) the final year at Deakin *.Applicants who do not meet this requirement are able to undertake English Language courses at our Language Centre
Advantages of Deakin and IIHS Collaboration
Save AUD 80,000on tuition fee and living cost by studying 3 years in Sri Lanka
Professional recognition –On completion of the degree you will be eligible for registration as a Division 1 Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia and eligible to apply for registration with interstate and international nurses boards.
Strong Industry partnerships -Deakin has partnerships with major private and public hospitals and clinics across Victoria
Excellent teaching and learning practices
Combine your degree with another – You can combine nursing studies with midwifery, public health and health promotion and psychology (applied science) for even greater employment outcomes.
What will I earn as a Nurse?
In 2010 the average starting salary for a graduate nurse in full-time work is $45 000. This starting salary does not include additional shift allowances such as late shifts or weekend shifts, which increase salary. Salaries range between $45 000 to $120 000 plus depending on your experience, qualifications and chosen work area