Community Access Program (CAP) Subject
The Community Access Program (CAP) opens up study opportunities for single subject enrolment so that everyone has a chance to experience the benefits of expert tuition at the University of Melbourne.
CAP provides an excellent opportunity if you:
- Have always had the desire to learn something new.
- Have wanted to study but have had to postpone it for one reason or another.
- Want to advance your career.
- Are a student at the University of Melbourne or another tertiary institution and you wish to pursue an interest outside your current academic program.
- Want to enhance your academic record.
- Want to explore a potential area of study before making a commitment to more intensive study.
CAP students attend the same classes as degree students during semester.
For further information please visit: http://www.unimelb.edu.au/community/access/
The following subjects offered under the Postgraduate Certificate/Diploma in Primary Care Nursing can be undertaken as single subjects.
- GENP90011: Mental Health in Primary Care (Sem 2) (previous subject name was Communications Skills in General Practice)
- GENP90015: Youth Health in Primary Care (Sem 1)
- GENP90017: Immunisation and Travel Health (Sem 1 & 2)
- GENP90008: Women’s Health Screening (Sem 1 & 2) (previous subject name was Taking Pap Test: Theory and Practice)
- GENP90009: Significant Issues in Women’s Health (Sem 1)
- NURS90045: Pregnancy Care in General Practice (Sem 1)
- POPH90069: Sexual and Reproductive Health (Sem 1)
- POPH90068: Sexually Transmissible Infections (Sem 2)
- NURS70010: Applications of Clinical Pharmacology 1 (Sem 2)
- NURS90009: Evidence for Practice (Sem 1 & 2)
- GENP60004 (Postgraduate Level): Chronic Disease Management (25 points; this is a year-long subject)
- GENP60002 (Postgraduate Level): Preventive Health Care (Sem 2)
Applicants for the CAP subjects are selected from:
Australian or overseas qualified nurses who hold a 3 year degree or diploma of nursing or approved equivalent AND have at least one (1) year professional experience in a clinical setting.
All enrolled students are required to have the following:
Certified copy of current National Division 1 registration
Certified copies of your academic transcript
Certified copy of your passport/birth certificate for verifying citizenship
Certified copy of documentation of name change if applying in a married name (ie marriage certificate/name change documentation)
Will also require police check when admitted into the subject.
Local applicants (Australian and New Zealand citizens and Australian permanent residents) should apply directly to the University through the online application system and complete the CAP Supplementary Form.
Closing date for applications for Semester 1 is 8 February 2013.
Closing date for applications for Semester 2 is 5 July 2013.
Fees & Fee-HELP
- Students can calculate their exact fees based on their fee-type and the subject(s) enrolled, at http://futurestudents.unimelb.edu.au/admissions/fees.
- Local students may be eligible for fee help through the higher education loan scheme, visit http://studyassist.gov.au/sites/StudyAssist/ for further information.
Dates for Women's Health Screening (previously PAP Test) subject
Semester 1 commences 4 March 2013 and concludes 2 June 2013.
Women's Health Screening workshop date: Friday 22 March 2013.
Semester 2 commences 29 July 2013 and concludes 27 October 2013.
Women's Health Screening workshop date: Friday 30 August 2013.
Prospective students should contact:
Ms Weilun Nien
T: +61 3 9035 3821