Nursing, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
  • Tuition Fee
    8430 EUR/year
    Tuition fee
    8280 EUR/year
    Tuition fee
  • English
    Language
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.

About

Profile of the programme in Nursing from 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

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
    Part-time
  • Credits
    240 ECTS 123 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

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

For more information, please visit the programme website.

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

    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.

  • Minimum required score:

    513

    The TOEFL – or Test OF English as a Foreign Language – offers a paper-based test (PBT). The final, overall PBT score ranges between 310 and 677, and is based on an average taken from the three test components (listening, structure, and reading). The writing part of this test is scored separately on a scale of 0-6. Read more about TOEFL (PBT).

  • Minimum required score:

    65

    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

Academic Requirements

The general admission requirement for entry to an undergraduate programme of study is a High School Leaving Certificate or equivalent qualification. Some programmes may have additional requirements in which case they are specified separately under the relevant programme details.

Regular Academic Admission

Regular admission to academic programmes requires a High School Leaving Certificate or its equivalent with an average grade of ‘C’. ‘A’ levels are considered to be a form of equivalent qualification. (Depending on the nature of the ‘A’ levels obtained and the programme for which the student applies, credits within the programme may be awarded up to a maximum of 12 credits).

In addition to a strong academic record, we take into account the student’s extracurricular involvement, leadership skills, and other relevant background information.

English Language Proficiency

English is the language of instruction at the University of Nicosia. All students are required to take the English Placement Test (EPT) before registering for classes. The EPT may show that some students will need to register for non-credit English classes before being able to register for their academic programme of study.

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

    8430 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8430 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8280 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8280 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.

Living costs for Nicosia

550 - 850 EUR/month
Living Costs

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

Funding

The University offers scholarships and financial aid to full-time students, in the form of merit scholarships, need-based assistance, athletics scholarships, and on-campus work-study programmes.

For more information, please visit the programme website.

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