Bachelor of Nursing (Post-registration) offshore (Singapore)

Course overview

This course is conducted in Singapore in conjunction with the Singapore Institute of Management Pte Ltd (SIM PL). It is taught and awarded by the University of Sydney, and accredited by the Singapore Nursing Board (SNB).

The Bachelor of Nursing (Post-registration) is offered over one year full time or two years part time and is taught in block mode with online support. There are two intakes per year commencing in January/February and June/July.

Errata
Item Errata Date
1.

The published resolution for 2020 has been amended to increase the maximum time limit from four years to five years. The following clauses have been updated to read:

6. Time limits
A  candidate must complete all the requirements for the course within five years of first enrolment, including periods of suspension.

8. Transitional provisions
(1) These resolutions apply to students who commenced their candidature after 1 July2020 and students who commence their candidature prior to 1 July 2020 who elect to proceed under these resolutions.
(2) Candidates who commenced prior to 1 July 2020 may complete the requirements in accordance with the resolutions in force at the time of their commencement.

16/06/2020
 

Bachelor of Nursing (Post-registration)


These resolutions must be read in conjunction with applicable University By-laws, Rules and policies including (but not limited to) the University of Sydney (Coursework) Rule 2014 (the 'Coursework Rule'), the Coursework Policy 2014, the Resolutions of the Faculty, the University of Sydney (Student Appeals against Academic Decisions) Rule 2006 (as amended), the Academic Honesty in Coursework Policy 2015 and the Academic Honesty Procedures 2016. Up to date versions of all such documents are available from the Policy Register: http://sydney.edu.au/policies.

Course resolutions

1 Course codes

Code

Course title

BUNUPORE-01

Bachelor of Nursing (Post-registration)

BUNUPORE-02

Bachelor of Nursing (Post-registration) (off-shore)

2 Attendance pattern

The attendance pattern for this course may be full time or part time and will be determined in consultation with the Director.

3 Admission to candidature

(1)
This course does not lead to registration as a nurse in Australia. Applicants who hold qualifications not recognised for registration as a nurse in Australia are permitted to enrol in this course, but will not be eligible for registration in Australia upon completion.
(2)
Available places will be offered to qualified applicants in the order in which complete applications are received, according to the following admission criteria.
(3)
Admission to the on-shore program requires:
(a)
English language proficiency requirements as detailed in the Course Resolutions for the Sydney Nursing School; and
(b)
a qualification at the certificate or diploma level which leads to registration as a nurse in Australia or another country; and
(c)
employment as a registered nurse for a period of at least 6 months within the last two years at the time of enrolment.
(4)
Admission to the off-shore program in Singapore requires:
(a)
English language proficiency requirements as detailed in the Course Resolutions for the Sydney Nursing School; and
(b)
a Diploma in Nursing from Nanyang Polytechnic or Ngee Ann Polytechnic Singapore; or
(c)
an approved Diploma in Nursing from an approved institution; or
(d)
a Certificate in Nursing from the Singapore School of Nursing, or its equivalent; and
(e)
current registration with the Singapore Nursing Board.

4 Requirements for award

(1)
The units of study that may be taken for the course are set out in the units of study table for the Bachelor of Nursing (Post-registration).
(2)
To qualify for the award of the Bachelor of Nursing (Post-registration) degree candidates must complete 144 credit points, including credit granted for certificate or diploma studies at the time of admission. To qualify for the award, candidates must complete the remaining credit points as follows:
(a)
Candidates who hold an admission qualification at the certificate or diploma level must successfully complete 48 credit points from the units of study available.

5 Award of the degree

The Bachelor of Nursing (Post-registration) is awarded at the Pass level only.

6 Time limits

A candidate must complete all the requirements for the course within five years of first enrolment, including periods of suspension.

7 Credit for previous study

(1)
Credit granted for certificate or diploma level studies may not exceed 96 credit points.

8 Transitional provisions

(1)
These resolutions apply to students who commenced their candidature after 1 July 2020 and students who commence their candidature prior to 1 July 2020 who elect to proceed under these resolutions.
(2)
Candidates who commenced prior to 1 July 2020 may complete the requirements in accordance with the resolutions in force at the time of their commencement.