• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
Burnaby, Canada
The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) curriculum has been redesigned for the April 2018 intake. The changes attend to advances in learning theory and curriculum design in nursing education. The redesigned curriculum meet standards of accountability to government, students and society for exceptional nursing graduates who will lead healthcare in British Columbia Institute of Technology.
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The Nursing curriculum will be a spiraled, competency based model that employs conceptual learning, learning technologies and active learning strategies, including both simulated and clinical practice experiences. The three year program is delivered year round in three 14-week terms with breaks of two to four weeks between terms.

About the program

  • Accelerated, three-year, full-time Bachelor of Science in Nursing program
  • Three intakes per year: January, April and September
  • Blend of online and distance courses with lectures, seminars, and small group work on campus
  • Simulation labs at British Columbia Institute of Technology provide students with a safe learning environment
  • Clinical experiences in a variety of acute care settings and community agencies
  • Two specialty nursing courses are included in the degree
  • Student mentors and dedicated support staff are available to students

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    141 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Practice of Nursing 
  • Nursing Knowledge 
  • Nursing and Health Care 
  • Nursing as a Profession 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

Preference will be given to applicants with:

  • Academic grades above the minimum
  • Related experience
  • Additional post-secondary academic courses
  • English: two years of education in English in an English-speaking country
  • Math (Principles of Mathematics 11 (73%) or 12 (67%) or, Applications of Mathematics 12 (73%) or, Foundations of Mathematics 11 (73%) or 12 (73%) or, Pre-Calculus 11 (73%) or 12 (67%) or. MATH 0007 (73%), Chemistry 11 (73%)
  • Mandatory Applicant Questionnaire: This form will be used with other entrance requirements in the competitive selection for the program

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Burnaby

  • 1600 - 2700 CAD/month
    Living Costs

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


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