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.   

  • 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
     

 


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Course Start Date & End Date

2 intakes a year (Jan, Jul)


1 Year Part-Time*   :  January, July
2 Years Part-Time   :  January, July

* With effect from 2018, there is only one intake in July.

Fee

Total: S$24,824.00

Application Fee applies

All fees inclusive of prevailing GST

The course fees are applicable to Jan 2017 and July 2017 intakes.

The programme fee does not include repeat courses and textbooks. 

Scholarships & Awards

25% Industry Scholarship available to health care Industry who sponsor 2 or more applicants.

SIM GE scholarships are available
 

Darren Goh Zhongwei

“I was encouraged by Sydney’s well-established reputation and the positive feedback from my seniors in the course.” Darren on his Sydney nursing degree.

Application

Online Application Closing Date:

19 November 2016


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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Teaching Faculty

The programme is fully taught by 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.
Programme Calendar

Students will be provided with the class schedule on enrolment into the programme

Pattern of study

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

 

Click here for description of modules

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
     

Course Start & End Date

2 intakes a year (Jan, Jul)

January Intake
Jan 2017 – Dec 2017 (1-year)*
Jan 2017 – Dec 2018 (2-year)

July Intake
July 2017 - Jun 2018 (1-year)*
July 2017 - Jun 2019 (2-year)

* With effect from 2018, there is only one intake in July.

Course Fee

Total: S$24,824.00

The above fees are inclusive of prevailing GST and payable in four instalments.  The amount of each instalment is dependent on the number of units undertaken for each semester.  Fees do not include textbooks.

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
 

Exemption Eligibility

Applicants with an advanced diploma in nursing completed less than 10 years ago are eligible to apply for credit
Please provide a copy of your certificate and transcript of your advanced diploma for assessment during application.
Exemptions for study units are determined and approved by The University of Sydney
 

Profiles

Lecturers & Teaching Modules

(1-year)
Average teacher-student ratio 1:23

(2-year)
Average teacher-student ratio 1:85
 

 

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.

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

On completion, graduates will receive the Bachelor of Nursing.

Graduation

Graduates can take part in the Graduation Ceremony on SIM campus.

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