Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Health (TOP UP)

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Behind every patient, there is someone who goes above and beyond the call of duty in patient recovery.​ Basically, this Nursing Course (Bachelor of Science in Nursing) is for you. This course is especially for those who are Singapore Registered Nurse or Midwife looking to extend their educational qualifications. Be advanced in your nursing career. Interestingly, this part-time nursing course will make you a leader in the healthcare industry. Actually, this degree (Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Health) provides you with a solid foundation in evidence-based practice. As the University of Dundee is an international leader in developing healthcare graduates who influence improvement in health outcomes through education and research. On the other hand, this post-registration part-time degree will provide you with the knowledge and skills. Your skills can make a difference, locally and globally.

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COURSE INFORMATION (Bachelor of Science in Nursing)

Why University of Dundee?

The University of Dundee is an international leader in developing healthcare graduates (nurses). The University of Dundee is one of the top-ranking universities in the UK.

The curriculum went through professional input from the Singapore healthcare industry to ensure relevancy for Singapore Registered Nurses and thus get SNB accreditation. Mostly asked question- what are the Nursing graduates will gain the knowledge, attributes, and care skills. Especially, the skills that are valuable by the health and social care industries around the world.

Seamless progression to our Master of Science in Dementia Studies programme.

Course Learning Objectives of Bachelor of Science in Nursing

This SNB accredited nursing Singapore program aims to facilitate the development of lifelong learning skills of Singapore registered nurses. This BSc Nursing and Health degree (Bachelor of Science in Nursing) upgrades the qualifications for registered nurses in Singapore and other countries who hold the Singapore Nursing Board registered nurse status.

As a registered nurse, the ability for critical reflection, critical thinking, problem-solving, and implementation of evidence-based practice will enhance your nursing professional and academic skills.

Course Structure Course Learning Objectives of Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Bachelor of Science in Nursing – there are a total of 8 modules for this part-time nursing degree (Part time Degree Singapore).

Course Duration (Bachelor of Science in Nursing)

The part-time nursing degree (Bachelor of Science in Nursing) for post-registration nurses will be located at the University’s Singapore partner facilities at CSM Academy.

Part-Time: 

  • 24 months Minimum

Intake Schedules

  • January, May, September

Course Commencement

  • Minimum of 50 registered students to commence.
  • Students will be informed two weeks before the start of class.

Are you ready to complete a Bachelor of Science in Nursing? Get discounted enrollment in Part time Degree Singapore to polish your skills and future.

Mode of Delivery

Part-Time (Bachelor of Science in Nursing):

This SNB accredited part time degree Singapore in Singapore is 100% taught by flown-in faculty from the University of Dundee. The mid-term tutorial after the initial intensive lectures is also by University of Dundee lecturers and local lecturers who will provide the face-to-face tutorial.

Assessment Methodology of Bachelor of Science in Nursing

In Bachelor of Science in Nursing, students’ understanding of the nursing course modules is assessed from a theoretical and clinical perspective. Assessments comprise problem-based learning via essays, care studies, classroom discussions, and student presentations.

Graduation Requirements and Awards

To graduate, the nursing student must complete and pass all eight modules and will be awarded by the University of Dundee.

Career Opportunities (Nursing Degree Singapore)

This SNB accredited Nursing Degree Singapore gives Singapore Registered Nurse graduates enhanced career opportunities in a wide variety of healthcare organization settings.

The foundation of the degree in nursing program spans professional nursing issues. Such as ethics, law, quality improvement, personnel & budget management, performance management, strategic & operational business planning, principles of research methodology, written communications, nursing science, health assessment, nursing theories, and accountability.

Interestingly, this affordable part-time Nursing Degree in Singapore is one of its kind, accredited by the Singapore Nursing Board (SNB). The nursing degree is sure to give you a head-start to a successful career in Nursing.

Course Module & Synopsis (Bachelor of Science in Nursing)

1: Learning and Teaching for Practice

This module aims to enable students to explore the underpinning evidence for learning and teaching in practice and apply this to their clinical setting. The professional and regulatory frameworks inform this module for Singapore, such as the Singapore Nursing Board (SNB).

Standards for Clinical Education and Standards for Advanced Practice Nurse Clinical Education to support and facilitate learning, teaching, and evaluation of healthcare professionals in clinical practice, within different settings. In additionally, this SNB accredited degree will also allow students to recognize and exercise their accountability in assessing the performance of ‘future-ready’ nurses.

2: Quality Improvement and Patient Safety

Hence, this module enhances the knowledge and understanding of quality improvement and patient safety in healthcare.

Students reflect upon their own experiences of quality improvement in the context of their nursing practice. And student also consider how they impact patient safety, encouraging them to think about areas of clinical practice for any improvements. Additionally, learn in greater detail about the range of currently established quality improvement methodologies. Even so learn the context used and identify the strengths and limitations of each method and the potential impact of these.

3: Leadership in Practice (Bachelor of Science in Nursing)

In Bachelor of Science in nursing – this module aims to enable students to explore leadership theories and styles. Furthermore, the degree also develop leadership skills, through critical reflection on theory and practice. Interestingly, students will explore various leadership theories and techniques as they relate to their area of practice.

They will develop an understanding of the impact of organizational structure. Interestingly, they also develop culture on approaches to leadership and consider these in the context of their clinical setting. Undoubtedly, students will also focus on the administrative, conceptual and interpersonal skills required for effective leadership, using this approach to identify their own leadership needs.

4: Contemporary Practice in Palliative Care

Clearly, this module (a core part of Bachelor of Science in Nursing) enhances students’ knowledge of societal. Importantly this module also grow the knowledge of national, cultural & professional attitudes to death and dying.

We are equipping students with skills to enable them to provide a human-centered approach to palliative & end of life care for patients. The module will explore how early identification of palliative care needs can ensure holistic person-centered care across hospital and community settings.

Students will examine strategies to help identify those who require or would benefit from a palliative approach to their care. Students are to participate and reflect on conversations about death and dying.

Learn how to recognize how this may impact patients and their families. This module will also explore advanced care planning and its necessity for a person-centered approach to palliative and end-of-life care.

5: Understanding Research and Statistics

This module enables students to develop an understanding of evidence-based practice. Also this module develop qualitative research approaches, quantitative research methods, and statistics to address health priorities in Singapore.

Develop a further understanding of research, how it is quality assessed and how to implement it as an evidence-based practice. Consideration of the way that quantitative and qualitative research design will help students to see the link between the health priorities of Singapore and research.

The research ethics and professional considerations in this module form part of this module as the protection of people is a crucial aim in all nursing and healthcare research.

6: Health and Physical Assessment

This module equips students with knowledge and skills in health and physical assessment of the body systems in the deteriorating adult. It includes a holistic approach, incorporating a structured physical evaluation of the unwell client.

This module also presents acutely or with a long-term health condition, and consideration of the mental health and well-being impact of this.

Life expectancy in Singapore continues to rise with 13% of the resident population aged over 65. Upskilling nurses can offset the increasing needs of the changing community by preparing them for the future needs of the healthcare population across a range of health settings.

7: Healthcare Ethics and Law

This module aims to extend students’ understanding of fundamental concepts in healthcare ethics. The concepts are including how they are applied in practice, and support students understanding of the legal implications of their professional practice.

Assisting graduate nurses in becoming proficient in ethical decision making within the multidisciplinary team. Interestingly, nurses working within a pluralistic health society, and providing essential tools to assist in making ethical and legal, clinical decisions. Registered nurses in Singapore are facing an increasing number of ethical dilemmas in clinical practice. The dilemmas occurred due to the advances in healthcare science, and the multi-ethnic, multicultural, and multi-religious nature of society. This module along with other modules is offered as part of the BSc in Nursing & Health to students in Singapore.

8: Managing the Complexities of Older People’s Healthcare

This module enables students to develop the necessary knowledge, attitudes, and skills in promoting successful aging. The study of this module enhance the healthcare experiences of older people with complex co-existing physical, mental health, and social needs across the healthcare sector.

Students are to ensure that the needs of Singapore’s older people meet inappropriate care settings. The module develops nurses’ capacity to implement therapeutic interventions for older people across the healthcare sector landscape. Globally, people are living longer with an increased risk of developing co-existing conditions associated with aging.

Health care responses in Singapore encourage healthy aging, enhancing geriatric capability in hospitals and community settings, and improving services to support older people in their communities. This module enables nursing students to develop their understanding and knowledge of optimum healthcare delivery for older people.

Entry Requirements in Nursing Degree Singapore

This SNB accredited part-time nursing degree Singapore program is designed for Singapore registered nurses who have obtained the following:

  • Diploma in Nursing
  • Singapore registered nurse status and is currently in nursing practice.
  • For students whose first language is not English, an International English Language Testing (IELTS) score of 6.5 with no lower than 6.0 in an individual category (or equivalent test).
  • GCE “O” or GCE “A” level pass in English Equivalent

Fee Structure - Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Local Students

Application Fees

Application Fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.

$300

Course Fees Per Module

The fees required for each module.

$2,650

Full Course Fees

The full fees for 8 Modules

$21,200

  • Above amounts are in Singapore Dollars, and are exclusive of GST.
  • Application Fees refer to the price that the student pays the school for the sole purpose of processing the application and admission requirements.
  • Local Student refers to Singaporean Citizens, Permanent Residents, Employment Pass or Dependant Pass Holders.
  • For course fee refunds policy, please refer to the Student Handbook.

Application Fees

Application Fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.

Local Students

$300

Course Fees Per Module

The fees required for each module.

Local Students

$2,650

Full Course Fees

The full fees for 8 Modules

Local Students

$21,200

  • Above prices are in Singapore Dollars, and the amounts are before GST.
  • Local student refers to Singaporeans, Permanent Residents, Employment Pass or Dependant Pass Holders.

SkillsFuture Credit Information

  1. Submit SkillsFuture claim 60 days before commencement of the programme, or at the start of the course (w.e.f 21 April 2017). According to SkillsFuture SG, this window period is sufficient for individuals to make claims to facilitate earlier programme registration.
  2. Inform the Programme Consultant on the usage of SkillsFuture Credit and advise the appropriate amount to be offset against the qualifying programme fees.
  3. Submit the claim via the SkillsFuture Credit Portal for the appropriate amount to be paid to CSM Academy International for your registered programme.

For more information, please visit
http://www.skillsfuture.gov.sg/credit.

Education Loan

Education loans are available, subject to meeting the bank’s loan requirements.
Please click here for more information.

Referral Fee:
S$200 for every student referred to our nursing degree programme and validated. T&Cs apply.

Other Subsidies:
Find out how you can get more subsidies from various organisations such as NTUC & UTAP.

Insurance Fees

Fee Protection Scheme
  • Under Edutrust Certificate Scheme stipulated by Committee for Private Education (CPE), the student’s fee must be protected.
  • Serves to protect students’ paid fees.
  • Subject to prevailing market rate

Medical Insurance Fee
  • Subject to prevailing market rate
  • Local and International Students are to purchase medical insurance valid throughout their course of studies with CSM Academy International.
  • Local Students (Singaporeans, Permanent Residents & Non-student’s Pass Holders) may opt-out of this scheme if they can provide proof of adequate medical insurance coverage in Singapore.

Payments

  • All Payments of fees are in Singapore Dollars.
  • Amounts presented above are exclusive of Goods and Services Tax (GST)

Payment Methods

Cheque
Telegraphic Transfer
NETS
PayNow

How To Apply for Bachelor of Science in Nursing

To begin your application process, please click the Apply Now! button below, or find the application form found on this page.

Documents
Please prepare screenshots, scans, or digital copies of your personal documents as they may be required to be uploaded to the application form, such as your NRIC, Working Pass, Student Pass, Passport, Diploma, Certificate or Transcript of Records (where they apply), etc. 

Application Fees
Your application fee for this course must be paid prior to submission of the form. Payment details will appear as you go through with the application form. Application Fees are non-refundable.

After Submission
A representative from CSM Academy International will contact you shortly after submission to assist you further into the application process. 

The following documents are required for submission:

  • Front and Back of NRIC or Work Pass
  • Certificate of Registration issued by SNB
  • Diploma in Nursing, Certificate & Transcript
  • Advanced Diploma in Nursing (Certificate & Transcripts where applicable)
  • English Language Competency Certificates
  • Digital Passport-sized Photograph
  • Application Fee

The University of Dundee is an international leader in developing healthcare graduates (nurses). The University of Dundee is one of the top-ranking universities in the UK.

The curriculum went through professional input from the Singapore healthcare industry to ensure relevancy for Singapore Registered Nurses and thus get SNB accreditation. Nursing graduates will gain the knowledge, attributes, and care skills that are valued by the health and social care industries around the world.

Seamless progression to our Master of Science in Dementia Studies programme.

This SNB accredited nursing Singapore program aims to facilitate the development of lifelong learning skills of Singapore registered nurses. This BSc Nursing and Health degree upgrade the qualifications for registered nurses in Singapore and other countries who hold the Singapore Nursing Board registered nurse status.

As a registered nurse, the ability for critical reflection, critical thinking, problem-solving, and implement evidence-based practice will enhance your nursing professional and academic skills.

There are a total of 8 modules for this part-time nursing degree (Part time Degree Singapore).

The part-time nursing degree (Bachelor of Science in Nursing) for post-registration nurses will be located at the University’s Singapore partner facilities at CSM Academy.

Part-Time: 

  • 24 months Minimum

Intake Schedules

  • January, May, September

Course Commencement

  • Minimum of 50 registered students to commence.
  • Students will be informed two weeks before the start of class.

Are you ready to complete a Bachelor of Science in Nursing? Get discounted enrollment in Part time Degree Singapore to polish your skills and future.

Part-Time (Bachelor of Science in Nursing):

This SNB accredited part time degree Singapore in Singapore is 100% taught by flown-in faculty from the University of Dundee. The mid-term tutorial after the initial intensive lectures is also by University of Dundee lecturers and local lecturers who will provide the face-to-face tutorial.

In Bachelor of Science in Nursing, students’ understanding of the nursing course modules is assessed from a theoretical and clinical perspective. Assessments comprise problem-based learning via essays, care studies, classroom discussions, and student presentations.

To graduate, the nursing student must complete and pass all eight modules and will be awarded by the University of Dundee.

This SNB accredited Nursing Degree Singapore gives Singapore Registered Nurse graduates enhanced career opportunities in a wide variety of healthcare organization settings.

The foundation of the degree in nursing program spans professional nursing issues, such as ethics, law, quality improvement, personnel & budget management, performance management, strategic & operational business planning, principles of research methodology, written communications, nursing science, health assessment, nursing theories, and accountability.

This affordable part-time Nursing Degree in Singapore is one of its kind, accredited by the Singapore Nursing Board (SNB), and is sure to give you a head-start to a successful career in Nursing!

Learning and Teaching for Practice

This module aims to enable students to explore the underpinning evidence for learning and teaching in practice and apply this to their clinical setting. The professional and regulatory frameworks inform this module for Singapore, such as the Singapore Nursing Board (SNB).

Standards for Clinical Education and Standards for Advanced Practice Nurse Clinical Education to support and facilitate learning, teaching, and evaluation of healthcare professionals in clinical practice, within different settings. This SNB accredited degree will also allow students to recognize and exercise their accountability in assessing the performance of ‘future-ready’ nurses.

Quality Improvement and Patient Safety

This module enhances the knowledge and understanding of quality improvement and patient safety in healthcare.

Students reflect upon their own experiences of quality improvement in the context of their nursing practice and consider how they impact patient safety, encouraging them to think about areas of clinical practice for any improvements. Learn in greater detail about the range of currently established quality improvement methodologies and the context used and identify the strengths and limitations of each method and the potential impact of these.

Leadership in Practice

This module aims to enable students to explore leadership theories and styles and develop leadership skills, through critical reflection on theory and practice. Students will explore various leadership theories and techniques as they relate to their area of practice.

They will develop an understanding of the impact of organizational structure and culture on approaches to leadership and consider these in the context of their clinical setting. Students will also focus on the administrative, conceptual and interpersonal skills required for effective leadership, using this approach to identify their own leadership needs.

Contemporary Practice in Palliative Care

This module (a core part of Bachelor of Science in Nursing) enhances students’ knowledge of societal, national, cultural & professional attitudes to death and dying.

We are equipping students with skills to enable them to provide a human-centered approach to palliative & end of life care for patients. The module will explore how early identification of palliative care needs can ensure holistic person-centered care across hospital and community settings.

Students will examine strategies to help identify those who require or would benefit from a palliative approach to their care. Students are to participate and reflect on conversations about death and dying.

Learn how to recognize how this may impact patients and their families. This module will also explore advanced care planning and its necessity for a person-centered approach to palliative and end-of-life care.

Understanding Research and Statistics

This module enables students to develop an understanding of evidence-based practice, qualitative research approaches, quantitative research methods, and statistics to address health priorities in Singapore.

Develop a further understanding of research, how it is quality assessed and how to implement it as an evidence-based practice. Consideration of the way that quantitative and qualitative research design will help students to see the link between the health priorities of Singapore and research.

The research ethics and professional considerations in this module form part of this module as the protection of people is a crucial aim in all nursing and healthcare research.

Health and Physical Assessment

This module equips students with knowledge and skills in health and physical assessment of the body systems in the deteriorating adult. It includes a holistic approach, incorporating a structured physical evaluation of the unwell client.

This module also presents acutely or with a long-term health condition, and consideration of the mental health and well-being impact of this.

Life expectancy in Singapore continues to rise with 13% of the resident population aged over 65. Upskilling nurses can offset the increasing needs of the changing community by preparing them for the future needs of the healthcare population across a range of health settings.

Healthcare Ethics and Law

This module aims to extend students’ understanding of fundamental concepts in healthcare ethics, including how they are applied in practice, and support students understanding of the legal implications of their professional practice.

Assisting graduate nurses in becoming proficient in ethical decision making within the multidisciplinary team, working within a pluralistic health society, and providing essential tools to assist in making ethical and legal, clinical decisions. Registered nurses in Singapore are facing an increasing number of ethical dilemmas in clinical practice, due to the advances in healthcare science, and the multi-ethnic, multicultural, and multi-religious nature of society. This module along with other modules is offered as part of the BSc in Nursing & Health to students in Singapore.

Managing the Complexities of Older People’s Healthcare

This module enables students to develop the necessary knowledge, attitudes, and skills in promoting successful aging and enhance the healthcare experiences of older people with complex co-existing physical, mental health, and social needs across the healthcare sector.

Students are to ensure that the needs of Singapore’s older people meet inappropriate care settings. The module develops nurses’ capacity to implement therapeutic interventions for older people across the healthcare sector landscape. Globally, people are living longer with an increased risk of developing co-existing conditions associated with aging.

Health care responses in Singapore encourage healthy aging, enhancing geriatric capability in hospitals and community settings, and improving services to support older people in their communities. This module enables nursing students to develop their understanding and knowledge of optimum healthcare delivery for older people.

This SNB accredited part-time nursing degree Singapore program is designed for Singapore registered nurses who have obtained the following:

  • Diploma in Nursing
  • Singapore registered nurse status and is currently in nursing practice.
  • For students whose first language is not English, an International English Language Testing (IELTS) score of 6.5 with no lower than 6.0 in an individual category (or equivalent test).
  • GCE “O” or GCE “A” level pass in English Equivalent

Local Students

Application Fees

Application Fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.

$300

Course Fees Per Module

The fees required for each module.

$2,650

Full Course Fees

The full fees for 8 Modules

$21,200

  • Above amounts are in Singapore Dollars, and are exclusive of GST.
  • Application Fees refer to the price that the student pays the school for the sole purpose of processing the application and admission requirements.
  • Local Student refers to Singaporean Citizens, Permanent Residents, Employment Pass or Dependant Pass Holders.
  • For course fee refunds policy, please refer to the Student Handbook.

Application Fees

Application Fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.

Local Students

$300

Course Fees Per Module

The fees required for each module.

Local Students

$2,650

Full Course Fees

The full fees for 8 Modules

Local Students

$21,200

  • Above prices are in Singapore Dollars, and the amounts are before GST.
  • Local student refers to Singaporeans, Permanent Residents, Employment Pass or Dependant Pass Holders.

SkillsFuture Credit Information

  1. Submit SkillsFuture claim 60 days before commencement of the programme, or at the start of the course (w.e.f 21 April 2017). According to SkillsFuture SG, this window period is sufficient for individuals to make claims to facilitate earlier programme registration.
  2. Inform the Programme Consultant on the usage of SkillsFuture Credit and advise the appropriate amount to be offset against the qualifying programme fees.
  3. Submit the claim via the SkillsFuture Credit Portal for the appropriate amount to be paid to CSM Academy International for your registered programme.

For more information, please visit
http://www.skillsfuture.gov.sg/credit.

Education Loan

Education loans are available, subject to meeting the bank’s loan requirements.
Please click here for more information.

Referral Fee:
S$200 for every student referred to our nursing degree programme and validated. T&Cs apply.

Other Subsidies:
Find out how you can get more subsidies from various organisations such as NTUC & UTAP.

Insurance Fees

Fee Protection Scheme
  • Under Edutrust Certificate Scheme stipulated by Committee for Private Education (CPE), the student’s fee must be protected.
  • Serves to protect students’ paid fees.
  • Subject to prevailing market rate

Medical Insurance Fee
  • Subject to prevailing market rate
  • Local and International Students are to purchase medical insurance valid throughout their course of studies with CSM Academy International.
  • Local Students (Singaporeans, Permanent Residents & Non-student’s Pass Holders) may opt-out of this scheme if they can provide proof of adequate medical insurance coverage in Singapore.

Payments

  • All Payments of fees are in Singapore Dollars.
  • Amounts presented above are exclusive of Goods and Services Tax (GST)

Payment Methods

Cheque
Telegraphic Transfer
NETS
PayNow

To begin your application process, please click the Apply Now! button below, or find the application form found on this page.

Documents
Please prepare screenshots, scans, or digital copies of your personal documents as they may be required to be uploaded to the application form, such as your NRIC, Working Pass, Student Pass, Passport, Diploma, Certificate or Transcript of Records (where they apply), etc. 

Application Fees
Your application fee for this course must be paid prior to submission of the form. Payment details will appear as you go through with the application form. Application Fees are non-refundable.

After Submission
A representative from CSM Academy International will contact you shortly after submission to assist you further into the application process. 

The following documents are required for submission:

  • Front and Back of NRIC or Work Pass
  • Certificate of Registration issued by SNB
  • Diploma in Nursing, Certificate & Transcript
  • Advanced Diploma in Nursing (Certificate & Transcripts where applicable)
  • English Language Competency Certificates
  • Digital Passport-sized Photograph
  • Application Fee

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