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Faculty Website: Faculty of Health Sciences
Department: Department of Nursing
Programme Level: Postgraduate
Programme Name: Master of Nursing Science in Community Health Nursing Science
Programme Code: M9N02Q
Medium of Facilitation: part-time, Full-Time
NQF Level: 9
NQF Credits: 180
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.
At entrance level, the prospective student should have a Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 480 approved credits at NQF level 8 or a post graduate diploma at NQF level 8. Additional selection criteria: A minimum of 65% in the core modules in the undergraduate qualification in which the student intends to obtain the master’s degree. Proof of registration as a general and community health nurse with the SANC. 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.
Registration at SANC as a community nurse.