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Undergraduate Degree:

(UPCNUCOFXD1A)

Bachelor of Science

(B.Sc

.) in Nursing (Post RN)

Note:

Offered in Montego Bay and through a

Franchise Agreement with

• Excelsior Community College School of Nursing

and

• St Vincent and the Grenadines Community

College Nursing Division

2 $312,000

All students must be licensed practicing Registered Nurses with evidence

of completion of a basic nursing programme leading to the award of a

diploma or a certificate from an accredited School of Nursing. They should

also have evidence of GPA of 2.5 or average grade of C or higher in a

basic nursing programme. Another requirement is that nurses should be

currently working in a clinical area for the past two (2) years, or have

recently graduated from a school of nursing

Registered General Nurse, Charge Nurse, Director of

Nursing Services

Undergraduate Degree:

(UBSMIDWFXIU1A)

Bachelor of Science in Midwifery

Direct Entry

4 $404,700

5 CSEC/GCE O-Level subjects including English Language, Mathematics,

Biology or Human & Social Biology and two other approved subjects.

There must be no more than two (2) subjects at level 3 or C.

Acceptance is subject to successful pre-entrance test and an interview.

Midwife

Undergraduate Degree:

Bachelor of Science in Midwifery

Registered Nurses (RN)

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Registered Nurses (RNs) must show proof of current nursing license in the

country of practice and gain approval from the Nursing Council of Jamaica

(NCJ) as having graduated from an approved general nursing programme.

RNs whose transcripts are assessed to be lacking in specific university

modules will be required to satisfy the university that they can be

exempted from those modules up to 20 credits. Where exemption is

denied the RN will take the University module (s) in addition to the core

midwifery modules.

RNs who satisfy the first two requirements will be exempted from years

one and two and will only complete years 3 & 4. Acceptance is subject to

successful interview.

Midwife

Undergraduate Degree:

Bachelor of Science in Midwifery

Registered Midwife (RM)

2

Registered Midwives (RM)s who have completed an accredited midwifery

programme and have attained a Certificate or Diploma or Associate

Degree in midwifery.

They should be registered midwives (direct entry or Registered Nurse

midwife) with current licence in the country of practice.

Applicants must provide a compiled portfolio of clinical practice hours as

a midwife.

Successful applicants would have met the entry requirements and were

successful at interview.

Midwife

COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES

Caribbean School of Nursing

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DISCLAIMER: The amounts quoted for fees in this brochure are the existing fees “per school/department” for the Academic Year 2017/2018 and are subject to changes based on variation in the number of credits

assigned to the course of study and the cost per credit at the time of delivery (see page 21 for details)

General Undergraduate Entry Requirements

2018/2019

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Course of Study

and Code

Normal Duration

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Career Opportunities

(This list is not exhaustive)

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CSEC (CXC) passes at General Proficiency Grades 1, 2 & 3;

(Grade 3 is

acceptable from the June 1998 sitting)

, or GCE O-Level passes at Grade A, B, C

or equivalent qualifications. Other technical examination qualifications will

be assessed on an individual basis.