Nursing, B.Sc.

Nursing, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
The programme in Nursing from University of Nicosia has both an academic and a practical skills orientation. It focuses on studying and analyzing the latest trends and developments in the health care and nursing academia but at the same time it reflects the needs and requirements of the local providers and the national health care system.


Profile of the programme in Nursing Nursing from University of Nicosia University of Nicosia:

The main educational aims of the Nursing programme at University of Nicosia are the following:

  • To provide intellectually challenging courses which fulfill the personal development of students and are founded on scholarship and research.
  • To enhance participation, guidance, support learning and teaching policies which fulfill the needs of a diverse student community at high standards of achievement.
  • To develop in students a blend of knowledge, transferable skills and capabilities through instilling a curriculum and intellectual environment which strengthens their employability and provides the foundation for further study.

The main objectives of this programme are:

  • To provide students with an understanding of the key health care and nursing concepts and their application in a variety of sectors and organizations.
  • To provide a conceptual framework of nursing as a management process which will enable the students to appreciate the roles and relationships of more specialist courses.
  • To enable students to understand particular areas of contemporary concern in health care and nursing, including political and professional drivers and ethical social responsibility, communications, international aspects, the development of health care services, promoting inter-professional relationships and the links between health and consumer health beliefs and behaviours.
  • To equip students with the skills, knowledge and personal competencies which would enable them to take nursing positions and to be able to contribute to the work of the organization, either state of private health care providers.
  • To enable students to study areas of nursing within a flexible framework.
Career Prospects:

Nursing is a field which is characterized by continuous changes and challenges. It is among the most rapidly growing areas of health care within state and not-for-profit organizations, both nationally and internationally. Due to the highly competitive nature of the field and the rapidly evolving ‘character’ there is a requirement for competent graduates.

Career opportunities at graduate level range from: front line nursing in care environments, management and education roles and business development. Graduates can find a job in a variety of sectors such as the: hospital services sector, professional services (ethics, health care insurance, legal, etc), non-profit organizations and tertiary education.

Access to Further Studies:

Upon graduation, students have direct access to further studies, i.e. admission to a second cycle degree (Master’s programme). In addition, the Nursing programme has been approved as a directly transferrable European qualification and graduates can apply for registration with the Cyprus Nursing and Midwifery Association and work anywhere in Europe providing they meet the language requirements of that country.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Application Deadlines for European and Local Students - Please call the Office of Admissions

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    240 ECTS 123 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Foundations of Nursing
  • Care Across the Lifespan
  • Psychosocial Context of Health
  • Growing Old in a Caring Community
  • Comparative Health Care Contexts
  • Foundations of Nursing
  • Care Across the Lifespan
  • Psychosocial Context of Health
  • Growing Old in a Caring Community
  • Comparative Health Care Contexts

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • 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. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • 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.

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Academic Requirements

  • The general admission requirement for entry to an undergraduate programme of study is a High School Leaving Certificate or equivalent qualification. 
  • English Language Proficiency

Students with the following English qualifications will register directly for their academic programme of study:

  • TOEFL: 513 and above
  • Computer-based TOEFL: 183 and above
  • Internet-based TOEFL: 65 and above
  • IELTS: 5.5 and above
  • Cambridge Exams [First Certificate]: B and above
  • Cambridge Exams [Proficiency Certificate]: C and above
  • GCSE English Language "O" Level: C and above
  • Michigan Examination of Proficiency in English: Pass
  • Michigan Examination of Competency in English: Pass

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    9420 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9420 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    9240 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9240 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Nicosia

  • 576 - 870 EUR/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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