48 months
24250 CAD/year
6100 CAD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Develop a strong understanding of social justice and political advocacy in the healthcare environment by choosing courses with topics including aging, mental health, Indigenous communities, rural healthcare, as well as gender and women’s health with the Nursing course at Trent University

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At the frontlines of healthcare, nurses are figures of wellness, support, and strength.

At Nursing course at Trent University , we emphasize a well-rounded approach to healthcare and will prepare you for success whether you want to work in a hospital setting or somewhere less traditional. Beginning in year one, you will be immersed in both theory and practice through lectures, seminars, case studies, simulation labs, online coursework, and clinical practice.

You will not only develop the important skills necessary for nursing, you’ll also have the opportunity to practice what you’ve learned through a range of hospital and community placement settings

Career Opportunities

  • Acute Care
  • Community Health Nurse
  • Mental Health Nurse
  • Clinical Instructor
  • Palliative Care Nurse
  • Nurse Educator or Manager
  • Occupational Health Nurse
  • Research Nurse
  • Pediatric Nurse

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Transcultural Concepts in Healthcare
  • Biomedical Ethics
  • Transitions in Health and Illness
  • Rural Nursing Practice
  • Contemporary Issues in Aging and Health

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Ontario Secondary School Requirements:

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD)
  • A minimum of six Grade 12 4U or 4M courses, including program specific prerequisites
  • A minimum 70% overall final average (unless otherwise specified below)
  • ENG 4U with a minimum of 60%
Program Requirements:
  • 75% overall average. Minimum of 70% in ENG4U, SBI4U, SCH4U and a 4U Math. Admission average is calculated on required courses, including ENG4U plus next two best 4U/M courses. All applicants are required to complete the CASPer test.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24250 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24250 CAD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    6100 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6100 CAD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Peterborough

1015 - 1615 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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