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Bachelor of Nursing Post Registration (Singapore)

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The Bachelor of Nursing (Post Registration) Singapore is open to registered nurses who want to extend their clinical practice and progress as a nurse leader in Singapore, or elsewhere in the world.

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Overview

The University of Sydney is proud to offer the Bachelor of Nursing (Post-registration) to registered nurses in Singapore in partnership with the Singapore Institute of Management. This program has been developed, and is taught and awarded by the University of Sydney, and accredited by the Singapore Nursing Board. It is taught in Singapore at the Singapore Institute of Management (SIM).

For twenty years, the partnership between the University of Sydney and SIM has allowed over 3500 of Singapore's most talented health professionals to graduate with nursing and health science related degrees.

The Bachelor of Nursing (Post-registration) Singapore is open to registered nurses who want to extend their clinical practice and progress as a nurse leader in Singapore, or elsewhere in the world. It will equip you with critical thinking skills and an appreciation of how to use the latest research to inform your clinical decisions.

The Bachelor of Nursing (Post-registration) Singapore is offered part time over one or two years and is taught in the block mode with online support.

At the beginning of each semester, leading academics from Sydney Nursing School deliver the face-to-face components of the course, including lectures and tutorials, in a two-week teaching block, with some units having additional face-to-face hours mid-semester.

Important information To assist students to make informed choices about their study, we have identified and set out the Inherent Requirements for coursework award courses in nursing.

The University of Sydney welcomes and encourages applications from students with disabilities, and from diverse social and cultural backgrounds. Where there are physical, intellectual, cultural, religious or other factors that impact on a student's ability to meet the Inherent Requirements, the University will make reasonable adjustments to assist the student to meet the requirements. Please read Inherent Requirements as you consider your course choices.

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Study plan

Students complete the requirements for award of the Bachelor of Nursing (Post Registration) degree according to the basis for admission. Off-shore students will complete 48 credit points  of further study to be awarded the degree.


The Bachelor of Nursing (Post Registration)'s first semester will focus on nursing knowledge and practice, examining the historical background and current debates in nursing. Students will also study the advanced clinical abilities required for nursing assessment and explore the issues of clinical and patient education.

In second semester, students will develop their knowledge of international concepts of health care and clinical governance and professional leadership. Students can undertake study in the area of research in nursing and its importance to nursing practice and undertake a minor thesis or practice project. The assessments of all units of study involve assignments and examinations. There are no clinical requirements for this course.

 

Units of Study

Assumed knowledge

Admission to the program requires current registration with the Singapore Nursing Board.

Applying for honours

Graduates of the Bachelor of Nursing (Post-Registration) are equipped with a strong foundation in the discipline of nursing and are eligible to progress to the Bachelor of Nursing (Honours).

Admission requirements

Admission to the Bachelor of Nursing (Post-Registration) off-shore program in Singapore requires:

(a) O level English or satisfaction of the English language proficiency requirements detailed in the faculty resolutions; 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 employment as a registered nurse in Singapore, with a minimum of 12 months experience.

Course opportunities

Completing the Bachelor of Nursing (Post-Registration) will upgrade students' qualifications to be more competitive in the workplace. It then provides the opportunity to complete postgraduate study that can lead to a broader range of senior and management roles across the healthcare sector.

Future study options

Graduates of the Bachelor of Nursing (Post-Registration) are equiped with a strong foundation in the discipline of nursing and are eligible to progress to the Bachelor of Nursing (Honours) or postgraduate studies. Sydney Nursing School offers a range of advanced learning postgraduate courses a range of nursing specialty areas, including cancer and haematology nursing, clinical nursing, clinical trials practice, emergency nursing, intensive care nursing, mental health nursing and nurse practitioner. Outstanding graduates may pursue a higher degree by research in the courses of Master of Philosophy and Doctor of Philosophy.

Graduate opportunities

Completing the Bachelor of Nursing (Post-Registration) will upgrade students' qualifications to be more competitive in the workplace. It then provides the opportunity to complete postgraduate study that can lead to a broader range of senior and management roles across the healthcare sector.

Domestic students

Indicative Undergraduate Student Contribution Amount


The student contribution amount for a Commonwealth Supported Place is an indication only of the amount payable in Year 1 for a standard full time load of 48 credit points (1.0 EFTSL). The exact student contribution that you pay will depend on the calendar year in which you undertake your study in the course, and the specific units of study in which you enrol. For further information about how to calculate your specific total student contribution, please refer to the University's Tuition Fees website.

Annual review and fee increases


Importantly, student contribution amounts are subject to annual review by the University, and will increase each year of your period of study (subject to a Commonwealth specified cap), effective at the start of each calendar year.

Additional incidental costs


For some courses there are incidental costs additional to the student contribution. Some of these incidental costs are significant, for example, course-specific materials, tools, protected clothing, and equipment. Further information about these costs is available from https://sydney.edu.au/students/materials-and-equipment.html.

Visa/MasterCard surcharge


Please note that a surcharge of 1.53% will apply for payments made by Visa or MasterCard. The surcharge is subject to review and may change. Information about payment methods and the surcharge is set out at: http://sydney.edu.au/study/finances-fees-costs/fees-and-loans/paying-your-fees.html.

Potential for inaccuracy


Whilst every reasonable effort has been made to include correct and up to date information here, you are also advised to consult directly with the Student Centre so that they can provide you with specific and up to date information about fees.

International students

Indicative International Tuition Fees for Undergraduate Students


The tuition fee for international undergraduate students is an indication of the fees payable in Year 1 for a standard full time load of 48 credit points (1.0 EFTSL). Depending on the calendar year in which you undertake your study, and if your study load is more or less than the 1.0 EFTSL, your tuition fee will differ from the indicative amount. For further information about how to calculate your specific total tuition fees, please refer to the University's Tuition Fees website

Annual review and fee increases


Importantly, tuition fees are subject to annual review, and will increase each year of your period of study, effective at the start of each calendar year.

Additional incidental costs and health insurance


For some courses there are incidental costs additional to the tuition fees. Some of these incidental costs are significant, for example, course-specific materials, tools, protected clothing, and equipment. Further information about these costs is available from https://sydney.edu.au/students/materials-and-equipment.html. In addition to the fees indicated here for the course of study, International Students studying on an Australian Student Visa must have appropriate health insurance for the duration of their studies on a Student Visa through an approved provider of the Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) scheme. This is a requirement of the Australian Government, unless otherwise exempted by the Government.

Visa/MasterCard surcharge


Please note that a surcharge of 1.53% will apply for payments made by Visa or MasterCard. The surcharge is subject to review and may change. Information about payment methods and the surcharge is set out at: http://sydney.edu.au/study/finances-fees-costs/fees-and-loans/paying-your-fees.html.

Potential for inaccuracy


Whilst every reasonable effort has been made to include correct and up to date information here, you are also advised to consult directly with the Student Centre so that they can provide you with specific and up to date information about fees.

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