Master of Nursing Science in Community Health Nursing Science: Primary Health Care

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Department of Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences
Faculty: Faculty of Health Sciences
Department: Department of Nursing
Programme Level: Postgraduate
Programme Name: Master of Nursing Science in Community Health Nursing Science: Primary Health Care
Programme Code: M9N06Q
Medium of Facilitation:
NQF Level: 9
NQF Credits: 180
SAQA: 73996

Application Start Date: 
Application End Date: Apr 1, 2022

Purpose

The primary purpose of this qualification is to develop the intellectual and practical competencies of the qualifying student and to facilitate her/his professional values to promote the health of the individual, family, group and community as a specialist, leader and consultant in and as a member of the nursing/midwifery/health team through her/his research, professional and clinical abilities. This qualification serves as a basis for advanced learning.

Career Opportunities

Curriculum

Admission Requirements

30 November 2022

Selection Process

At entrance level, the prospective student should have a Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 480 approved credits at level 8 or a post graduate diploma at NQF level 8.
Additional Selection criteria
1. A minimum 65% in the core modules in the undergraduate qualification in which the student intends to obtain the master’s degree.
2. Proof of registration at the SANC as a General and primary health care nurse.
3. A candidate must be appointed in an approved full-time or part-time post as a nursing practitioner for the duration of the programme if necessitated by the research topic.

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