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Department of Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences
Faculty: Faculty of Health Sciences
Department: Department of Nursing
Programme Level: Undergraduate
Programme Name: Bachelor of Nursing
Programme Code: B9N02Q
Medium of Facilitation: Full-Time
NQF Level: 8
NQF Credits: 480
Application Start Date:
Application End Date: Apr 1, 2022
The purpose of the Bachelor of Nursing is to produce professional graduates competent in the knowledge and skills required for managing and providing an integrated, holistic, scientifically based nursing and midwifery health care service to society. The aim is to develop reflective, caring practitioners capable of integrating principles, theory, proven techniques and relevant clinical skills in the delivery of a service, focusing on the promotion of health, prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of nursing and midwifery related problems. On completion of this programme, graduates will be able to register with SANC as a professional nurse and midwife, entitling them to practice independently and within a multidisciplinary team in the private or public health sector or in the education or research sector.
The student will qualify as a professional nurse and midwife who will be able to assess health needs and provide care for patients, community members, mothers and babies in a holistic manner to address the quadruple burden of disease as well as social determinants affecting the health of the community and entire population.
Minimum APS of 28, English 5 (60%+), Mathematics 4 (50%+), Physical Sciences 4 (50%+) and Life Sciences 4 (50%+)
*Additional subject 1 must be minimum 5 (60%+) and subject 2 must be minimum 4 (50%+)