REGULATIONS FOR THE BACHELOR OF NURSING (2014)
1. ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
An applicant shall be eligible to be admitted to the Bachelor of Nursing if that applicant has:
a) Foundation Certificate (Nursing) or Foundation Certificate(Science) or equivalent or
b) Passed the Diploma in Nursing 100 level courses with not less than 65% in each course or
c) On account of age, academic background and the nature of his/her employment or occupation, a reasonable chance of completing the programme, or
d) qualified for Admission with Standing – see Statute on Recognition of Prior Learning/Credit.
2. MODE OF STUDY
Full-time or part-time
Not less than six semesters
4. PROGRAMME STRUCTURE
a) Students admitted under 1b. must pass the following eighteen courses: HNS163, HSA151 or HSO100, HNS251, HNS253, HNS254, HNS255, HNS261, HNS262, HNS263, HNS264, HNS351, HNS352, HNS353, HNS361, HNS362, HNS364, HNS365, HNS366.
Unless credit is granted under the Statute/Regulations on Recognition of Prior Learning/Credit & Recognition of Current Competency, this programme consists of twenty-four Courses.
The courses are:
Year 1 HNS112, HNS151, HNS161, HNS163, HNS165, HNS166, HSA100 and HAN100 or HSA151.
Year 2 HNS251, HNS253, HNS254, HNS255, HNS261,HNS262,HNS263, HNS264
Year 3 HNS351, HNS353, HNS361, HNS362,HNS364, HNS365, HNS366.
5. PROGRAMME LOAD
For full-time students, four courses per semester; part-time students two courses per semester. An underload or overload has to be approved and signed for on the enrolment form, by the Dean of Health Science or the dean’s designated staff member.
6. PROGRAMME REQUIREMENTS
To be awarded the Bachelor of Nursing a student must pass twenty-four courses as prescribed above in 4.
7. These Regulations are effective from 1 January, 2014, amended October, 2017.