24 months
8784 CAD/year
8784 CAD/year
7501 CAD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Nurses are at the forefront of our health care system. The Bachelor of Science at the Cape Breton University, Nursing (BScN) is an incredible opportunity. It’s a program that prepares students to be eligible to practice as registered nurses in a variety of health care settings. 


At Cape Breton University, you arrive inspired and leave prepared with the skills you need to thrive, with lifelong knowledge, skills and ability guiding you along the way.

The Nursing curriculum at the Cape Breton University is an intentional blending of courses from many disciplines, integrating theory and practice to facilitate self-growth, critical inquiry and a commitment to lifelong learning. 

Teachers and students engage in continuous professional development. From perfecting evidence-informed practice to respond to changing patient needs, to learning modern technologies, our faculty and students work together in a supportive and dynamic learning environment.

What skills will I gain from this program?

  • Knowledge of nursing theories, research and evaluation.
  • Acquire practice-based learning.
  • Learn to promote, maintain and restore health.
  • Skills to prevent illness or injury.
  • Qualify to write the NCLEX-RN exam.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Pharmacotherapeutics, Alternative, and Complementary Therapies
  • Nursing Research
  • Nursing Theory and Practice Synthesis

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • High school graduates who satisfy the admission requirements of their chosen program.
  • Students who transfer from another post-secondary institution and who are in good standing at that institution and who satisfy the admission requirements for their chosen program. Transfer students may be able to obtain credit in their CBU programs for courses taken elsewhere.
  • Students may also be admitted as non-traditional learners.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    8784 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8784 CAD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    8784 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8784 CAD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    7501 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7501 CAD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Sydney

1080 - 1710 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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