The Bachelor of Science in Nursing Upgrading Programme is designed to give experienced registered nurses an opportunity to develop in-depth knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to provide holistic nursing care. Nurses provide care to diverse patients, families and communities along the continuum of health promotion and acute care.
The BSc Nursing programme will enable the graduates to use the existing theories and research findings in the provision and promotion of health services, illness prevention and management of patients in a variety of settings. It will further enable the graduates to develop and integrate critical thinking and problem-solving skills into the practice of nursing. The graduates will also be able to provide leadership at institutional and national levels influencing policies in both the public and private sectors.
The BSc Nursing degree prepares nurses for a wide variety of professional roles and graduate study and opens opportunities for greater career advancement and higher salary options. It is often a prerequisite for teaching, administrative, consulting and research roles.
An undergraduate degree affords opportunities for greater career advancement and higher salary options. It is often a prerequisite for teaching, administrative, consulting and research roles.
The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN) Upgrading Programme course work includes nursing science, research, leadership, and related areas that inform the practice of nursing. It also provides the student with general education in math, humanities and social sciences.