Bachelor of Nursing

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Faculty Website:   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
SAQA: 116402

Application Start Date: 1 April 2024
Application End Date: 31 October 2024

Campus: Doornfontein

Contacts: UJ Call Centre 011 559-4555

Duration of Study: 4 Years

Programme Fees


The purpose of this qualification 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.

Career Opportunities

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.

Admission Requirements

Minimum APS of 30, English 5 (60%+), Mathematics 4 (50%+), Physical Sciences 4 (50%+) and Life Sciences 4 (50%+).

Selection Process

Selection will be based on: academic merit, a structured personal interview, and English proficiency.

Mathematical Literacy, Technical Maths, and Technical Science are not accepted.

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