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University of the West Indies - Bachelor of Science in Nursing


The purpose of BSc. in Nursing programme is to provide the educational and experiential foundation for entry level professional nursing practice and to provide a base on which to build a career through graduate-level study in specialist areas such as midwifery, nurse practitioner, clinical specialists and nurse administrator and educator. The aim of the curriculum is to prepare professional nurses who possess leadership skills and have the necessary competencies to meet the demands in a growing and changing health care system.

This programme of theory and clinical practice consists of 120 credits and is offered in eight (8) semesters and (1) summer. Candidates successfully completing this BScN programme will be eligible to apply to sit the Regional Examination for Nurse Registration (RENR). This will enable the individual to practice nursing in Jamaica and other CARICOM Countries.

  • Listing ID: 5299
  • Institution Category: Universities
  • Institution Type: Public
  • Field of Study: Medical Sciences
  • Awarding Body: The University of the West Indies
  • Qualification Level: Level 5 - Bachelor's Degree
  • Education Sector: Higher Education
  • ISCED Code: 09 Health and Welfare- 091 Health- 0913 Nursing and Midwifery
  • Qualification Developer: The University of the West Indies
  • Quality Assurance Body: University Council of Jamaica (UCJ)
  • Entry Requirements: 2-unit CAPE subjects at grades I to IV (Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry/ Biology and one subject as specified by the Nursing Council of Jamaica CAPE requirements.
  • Number of Credits: 106
Contact details

University of the West Indies Mona, Kingston 7University of the West Indies, Mona 876 970-3304 nursing@uwimona.edu.jm http://www.admissions@uwimona.edu.jm

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