Bachelor of Nursing (Post-Registration)

Provided by SIM Global Education (SIM-GE)

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Awarded by The University of Sydney, Australia


Course introduction

Introduction


Building solid tertiary foundation in nursing

The programme is for state registered nurses (holding a certificate or diploma) who wish to upgrade their qualification to Bachelor level.

Accreditation & Professional Recognition
Accredited by the Singapore Nursing Board

Further Education

This programme provide students with a strong foundation in the discipline of nursing and equip them to progress to the Bachelor of Nursing (Honours), postgraduate coursework study and doctoral work.

Career Prospects

A Bachelor’s degree is the springboard for further study and the pursuit of a career in advanced nursing practice, research, education or ward management.
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Curriculum Overview


Programme Structure


Developed, fully taught and awarded by The University of Sydney, Australia and accredited by the Singapore Nursing Board.  

  • Ranked 1st in Australia and 13th in the world for University nursing education and research excellence (QS World University Rankings 2016)
  • Ranked among the top 1% of universities worldwide (Academic Ranking of World Universities 2015, Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2015-16)
  • A member of the Group of Eight (Australia’s prestigious research-intensive universities)
  • Over 20 years of partnership with SIM in education of healthcare professionals
By completing this programme, you will:
  • Gain greater understanding of the role of nursing in health care globally
  • Gain greater appreciation of the value of research to practice and an ability to translate research into practice
  • Develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills in relation to nursing practice
  • Develop greater leadership skill in clinical and professional nursing



Area of Studies


Part-time 1-year course
Semester 1
SNGP 3009: Nursing Knowledge & Practice
SNGP 3001: Comprehensive Nursing Assessment
SNGP 3003: Clinical & Patient Education
SNGP 3011: Primary Healthcare and Community Nursing

Semester 2
SNGP 3007: Inquiry and Research in Nursing
SNGP 3005: Nursing Management & Clinical Governance
SNGP 3010: Law and Ethics in Health Care
SNGP 3004: Clinical Practice Project

Part-Time 2-Year course (Jan Intake)
Year 1 Semester 1
SNGP 3009: Nursing Knowledge & Practice
SNGP 3001:Comprehensive Nursing Assessment

Year 1 Semester 2
SNGP 3007: Inquiry & Research in Nursing
SNGP 3005: Nursing Management & Clinical Governance

Year 2 Semester 1
SNGP 3003: Clinical & Patient Education
SNGP 3011: Primary Healthcare and Community Nursing

Year 2 Semester 2
SNGP 3010: Law and Ethics in Health Care
SNGP 3004: Clinical Practice Project

Part-Time 2-Year course (July Intake)
Year 1 Semester 1
SNGP 3007: Inquiry & Research in Nursing
SNGP 3005: Nursing Management & Clinical Governance

Year 1 Semester 2
SNGP 3009: Nursing Knowledge & Practice
SNGP 3001: Comprehensive Nursing Assessment

Year 2 Semester 1
SNGP 3010: Law and Ethics in Health Care
SNGP 3004: Clinical Practice Project

Year 2 Semester 2
SNGP 3003: Clinical & Patient Education
SNGP 3011: Primary Healthcare and Community Nursing

Period of Candidature

Part-Time 1-year: Students are required to complete the programme in 2 years.
Part-Time 2 years: Students are required to complete the programme in 4 years.

Minimum Class Size

For a class to commence, there must be a minimum of 90 part-time equivalent students. In the event that the class cannot commence due to low take up rate, the students will be informed one month prior to commencement date.



Entry Requirements


  • Diploma in Nursing from Nanyang Polytechnic or Ngee Ann Polytechnic, Singapore; OR
  • Diploma in Nursing from an approved institution; OR
  • Certificate in Nursing from the Singapore School of Nursing or equivalent; AND
  • Current registration with Singapore Nursing Board, AND
  • O’ level English or English language proficiency



Duration & Intake


Programme Duration


2 intakes a year (Jan, Jul)

January Intake
Jan 2016 – Dec 2016 (1-year)
Jan 2016 – Dec 2017 (2-year)

July Intake
July 2016 to Jun 2018 (2-year)



Fees & Funding


2 intakes a year (Jan, Jul)

January Intake
Jan 2016 – Dec 2016 (1-year)
Jan 2016 – Dec 2017 (2-year)

July Intake
July 2016 to Jun 2018 (2-year)

Course Fee

Total: S$24,824.00

Application Fee applies
All fees inclusive of prevailing GST

Scholarships & Awards
25% Industry Scholarship available to health care Industry who sponsor 2 or more applicants.
SIM GE scholarships are available

 

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