Programmes

Bachelor of Nursing (Post-Registration)

Part-time

Programme Overview 

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

The University of Sydney is Australia’s first university, founded in 1850.

  • Ranked 2nd in Australia and 9th in the world for University nursing education and research excellence (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017)
  • Ranked 1st in Australia and 4th in the world for Graduate Employability (QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2017)
  • A member of the Group of Eight (Australia’s prestigious research-intensive universities)
  • Over 20 years of partnership with SIM GE 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

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Course Start Date & End Date

Application Intakes:
1 Year Part-Time   : July
2 Years Part-Time : January, July 

Part-Time 1-year:
Jul 2018 Intake
Jul 2018 - Jun 2019

Part-Time 2-years:
Jul 2018 Intake
Jul 2018 – Jun 2020

Jan 2019 Intake
Jan 2019 - Dec 2020

Fee

Total: S$26,065.20

  • Fees quoted are valid for Jul 2018 and Jan 2019 intakes only
  • Above fees exclude textbooks and repeat fee of failed module

Application Fee applies
All fees inclusive of prevailing GST.
 

Scholarships & Awards

  • SIM GE scholarships are available
  • The UOS Industrial Scholarship is available to healthcare organisations who sponsor 2 or more students in each intake to the programme. The Scholarship entitles awardees to a 25% discount on the course fees.

Melanie Tan

I was enthusiastic about the course as the modules were very relevant and would benefit patients under my care, through the upgrading of my knowledge, clinical skills, leadership management, as well as research practice.

Application

Application Closing Date:

July 2018 Intake - 18 May 2018


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. It is developed to equip you with critical thinking skills and research understanding.
The main objective of the programme is to enable you to be more confident in your role as a nurse in the health care team and provision of excellence in nursing care.
 

Accreditation & Professional Recognition

The Bachelor of Nursing (Post-Registration) programme is 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.

Teaching Faculty

The programme is fully taught by University of Sydney's Sydney Nursing School academics
 

Mode of Delivery 

The programme is delivered in Singapore in a block mode. Face-to-face teaching hours for lectures and tutorials are supported by online learning.
Students require access to the Internet on a regular basis for eLearning.
Each lecture is typically 3 hours held on weekdays late afternoon and/or evenings. Each tutorial or clinical laboratory session is typically 2 to 4 hour.

Programme Structure

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

Semester 2
SNGP 3007: Inquiry and Research in Nursing
SNGP 3005: Nursing Management and 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 3005: Nursing Management and Clinical Governance
SNGP 3007: Inquiry and Research in Nursing

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

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

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

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

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

Year 2 Semester 1
SNGP 3003: Clinical and 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
 

For module descriptions, click HERE.

The above modules are subject to changes by the university and subject to availability.
 

Candidature Period

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.

There will not be any refund should the student fail to complete the course within the maximum allowed period. Students who exceed their candidature period will not be allowed to remain in the programme, unless an extension to the candidature period is approved by the University.
 

Minimum Class Size

Minimum class size to commence: 90 students

In the event that the minimum number is not met, the intake may not commence. The student shall be informed within one month before programme commencement.
 

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 as detailed in the faculty resolutions.

Applicants with international qualification are required to provide evidence of proficiency in English Language, reviewed on a case-by-case basis.

The University of Sydney undertakes selection for admission to the course. Applicants for the 1-year course are advised not to attempt to maintain full-time employment while completing the course. Sydney Nursing School considers a full-time workload will preclude students from satisfactorily meeting the academic requirements of the course. However, the level of employment a student wishes to maintain during the course is at the student’s discretion.

Course Fees

S$26,065.20 payable for 8 modules, over 2 semesters (1 Year Part-Time) / 4 semesters (2 Years Part-Time)

  • Fees quoted are valid for Jul 2018 and Jan 2019 intakes only.
  • Fee per module: S$3,258.15
  • Above fees exclude textbooks and repeat fees of failed module. Not all modules will be offered in every semester.
  • First term semester payable upon acceptance of offer. Subsequent term semester payable before commencement of the semester.
  • All fees inclusive of prevailing GST.

Application Fee applies
 

Scholarships & Awards

  • SIM GE scholarships are available
  • The UOS Industrial Scholarship is available to healthcare organisations who sponsor 2 or more students in each intake to the programme. The Scholarship entitles awardees to a 25% discount on the course fees.

 

Exemption Eligibility

- NIL - 

Profiles

Lecturers & Teaching Modules

(1-Year)
Average teacher-student ratio 1:41

(2-Year)
Average teacher-student ratio 1:40

 

Assessment & Examinations

Each unit of study has a number of assessments. These include individual / group assignments, essays, presentations, case studies, formal reports, online activities / quizzes, worksheets, research activities and exams.

Exams are usually held during the University’s allocated examination periods. All examinations are normally held on weekdays.
 

Academic Progress

Students are required to achieve an overall minimum pass of 50% for each study unit; however the minimum pass mark may vary in some units.

To achieve a minimum grade of pass, students are required to:

  • submit all assignments and attend exams;
  • meet any eLearning participation requirements where applicable;
  • achieve the stated overall minimum pass mark in each unit of study;
  • comply with on-campus attendance requirements; and,
  • comply with assignment submission requirements including presentation and academic honesty
     

Attendance Requirement

90%
 

Award & Graduation

Students who successfully complete all academic requirements of the programme will be awarded the Bachelor of Nursing by the University of Sydney, Australia. 

A degree conferral ceremony will be held in Singapore.

 

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