Bachelor of Science – (Nursing & Health) accredited by SNB

Provided by CSM ACADEMY INTERNATIONAL

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Awarded by University of Dundee


Course introduction

Introduction


If you are a Registered Nurse or Midwife looking to extend your educational qualifications, this BSc Nursing & Health degree will be sure to challenge you academically and provide you with a solid foundation in evidence-based practice.
University of Dundee is an international leader in developing healthcare graduates who influence improvement in health outcomes through education and research. This post registration degree will provide you with the knowledge and skills to make a difference, locally and globally.
University of Dundee is one of the top ranking Universities in UK whose curricula produce graduates with the knowledge, attributes and care skills that are valued by service users and health and social care providers, nationally and internationally. Curricular innovation ensures the currency and sustained impact of their courses in constantly changing care settings.

This programme aligns with global trends towards nursing as a graduate profession and prepares students who may wish to pursue advanced nursing roles, including undertaking postgraduate study.
All lectures are taught by University of Dundee faculty members from UK.
The University of Dundee is an established university with a progressive and dynamic outlook. Their international reputation attracts top-class students and academics from across the world, with well over 100 countries represented in the University community.
Some of its more notable accolades include:

1. Ranked 1st in Scotland, 3rd in the UK, and 14th globally for overall average student satisfaction in the International Student Barometer (ISB) 2017.
2. Top 51-100 in the world for Nursing 2018 (QS World University Ranking).
3. Ranked as one of the top 200 universities in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2018).
4. One of the UK’s top 25 in The Times & Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018.
5. Ranked 24th in the UK and 3rd in Scotland in the Guardian University Guide 2018.
6. Sit in the top 30 in the UK in the Complete University Guide 2018, and are the fastest rising University in the UK.
7. Ranked 9th in the UK for student experience in the National Student Survey 2017.
8. Awarded a Gold award (the highest possible rating) in the 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).
9. Ranked in the top 50 for the world’s best 200 Universities that are aged 50 years or under in the Times Higher Education Young University Rankings 2017. For the 2nd year running, it is 16th in the global table.
10. Ranked among the top 25 most innovative Universities in Europe in the Reuters ‘Europe’s Most Innovative Universities 2017’.

You may also refer to : https://csmacademy.edu.sg/course/bachelor-of-science-nursing-and-health/



Curriculum Overview


Programme Structure


Course Learning Objectives
This programme aims to facilitate the development of lifelong learning skills (such as critical reflection, critical thinking, problem solving and the use of evidence-based practice) to enhance your professional and academic skills.

The programme also aims to facilitate the development of practitioners for practice in a culturally diverse, contemporary health service and to contextualise health care within current global, socio-economic and demographic drivers and health care policy.

You will be energised to develop an in-depth Knowledge and understanding of topics relating to your professional practice. Successful completion of this programme will equip you with the academic skills, attitudes and values required to progress to higher levels of study as well as enhancing the quality of your professional practice, giving you the extra edge.

HOW TO APPLY

Please contact us on how to guide you for the online Application via MyCSM portal.
The following documents are to be submitted:
• Passport / Birth Certificate / NRIC
• Certificate of Registration issued by SNB
• Current Practising Certificate Card issued by SNB
• Diploma in Nursing, Certificate & Transcript
• Advanced Diploma in Nursing, Certificate and Transcript (where applicable)
• English Language Competency Certificates
• A digital passport-sized photograph
• Application Fee

After your documents are ready, you can click go to the link below to apply:
https://portal.csmacademy.org 
 



Area of Studies


Assessment Methodology
Students’ learning is assessed from a theoretical and clinical practice perspective. Theory is assessed through problem-based learning via essays, care studies, group work, student presentations with the module “Understanding Research and Statistics” having an online examination.

Graduation Requirements and Awards

  • To graduate, a student must complete and pass all 8 modules.
Career Opportunities
Graduates have enhanced career opportunities in a wide variety of health care organisation settings. The foundation of the program spans professional nursing issues, such as ethics, law, quality improvement, personnel and budget management, performance management, strategic and operational business planning, principles of research methodology, written communications, nursing science, health assessment, nursing theories and accountability.
 



Entry Requirements


Entry Requirement:

  1. Diploma in Nursing.
  2. Have obtained a Singapore Registered Nurse status.
  3. Currently practicing nursing. 
English Requirement
  • An International English Language Testing (IELTS) score of 6.5 with no lower than 6.0 in any individual category ( or equivalent test ).
  • GCE “O” or GCE “A” Level pass in English or equivalent.



Duration & Intake


Programme Duration


Course Structure 
There are a total of 8 modules.
Course Duration:
The part-time degree course for registered nurses and will be conducted at the University’s Singapore partner facilities at CSM Academy.
Part-time: Minimum 24 months

Course Modules:

  • Learning and Teaching for Practice
  • Quality Improvement and Patient Safety
  • Leadership in Practice
  • Contemporary Practice in Palliative Care
  • Understanding Research and Statistics
  • Health and Physical Assessment
  • Healthcare Ethics and Law
  • Managing the Complexities of Older People’s Healthcare
Delivery Mode
100% lecturers are from the University of Dundee where the lecturers fly into Singapore at the beginning of the semester for face-to-face intensive lectures. They would also be in Singapore for continued support at mid-semester. This is augmented by online learning to provide a holistic
blended learning mode.

Course Commencement
January, May and September
  • A minimum of 50 students for the commencement of the class
  • Students will be informed 2 weeks before the commencement of the class



Fees & Funding


Funding / Grants
  • Skillsfuture Credit

Application Fee (Non-Refundable and non-transferrable)
Local students: S$300 (before GST)*
*Local student refers to Singaporeans/PRs/Employment Pass/Dependant pass holders

Course Fee
Local students: The Course fee is S$2,200 per module and S$17,600 (before GST) for 8 Modules.
Insurance Fees:

  • Fee Protection Scheme***: Subject to prevailing market rate
  • Medical Insurance Fee****: Subject to prevailing market rate
***The Fee Protection Scheme (FPS) serves to protect students’ paid fees.
****It is compulsory for all local and international students to purchase medical insurance which is valid throughout their course of studies with the CSM Academy International. Local students (Singaporeans, PRs & Non-student’s Pass holders) may opt-out for this scheme if they can provide the proof of adequate medical insurance coverage in Singapore.

Note:
  • Payment of fees is in Singapore Dollars.
  • Payment method only by Cheque/ Nets/ Telegraphic Transfer/Online Payment

 

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