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Bachelor of Science Nursing (Top-up) - Awarded by Edinburgh Napier University, UK

About the Course
Course Curriculum
Local Application

Professional Accreditation

The Bachelor of Science Nursing (Top-up) programme is accredited by the Singapore Nursing Board (SNB).

 

Programme Aims and Objectives

The programme will enable you to develop the required critical, enquiring approach to nursing that supports the high quality, safe, evidence based and effective care across dynamic, contemporary healthcare environments. Graduates of this programme will possess the knowledge, skills and abilities to practice collaboratively across health care settings and communities and within the context of the Singapore Nursing Board’s Domains of Practice and the global perspectives of health.


This programme aims to develop your interest in - and knowledge and understanding of contemporary health care, in order to:

  • Prepare you at graduate level with the necessary critical abilities, knowledge and skills to support high quality, safe and effective care within dynamic health care environments
  • Enhance your current knowledge and skills to enable you to further develop your career in nursing
  • Develop higher levels of competence in providing excellent care in a dynamic health care environment
  • Develop the leadership and evidence based, decision-making skills to enhance your practice and work co-productively within services and communities
  • Enhance the development of advanced communication and interpersonal skills

Methods of Assessment

A variety of formative and summative assessment methods are used in the programme. Each module is assessed on whether students have met its learning outcomes. Formative feedback is provided to inform you on how you are progressing and to provide you with constructive guidance to inform your development. The Programme has a set of evidence-based standards around student feedback, which will help ensure that you receive the highest quality formative feedback and ‘feed-forward’. Assessment methods include the use of essays; projects; portfolios; reflective analysis and practical assessments or Observable Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE).

Edinburgh Napier University, UK

Edinburgh Napier University is an ambitious and innovative university with strong links to the health and social care sector and industry.  Our University Vision is to be an enterprising and innovative community, renowned internationally, with an unrivalled and excellent student learning experience. 

Our Key Values are to be professional, ambitious, innovative and inclusive.  We create and support personalised learning opportunities to develop talent and solutions that really matter.  Our programmes are created in collaboration with the health and social care sector and industry and are taught by academics and industry professionals who are experts in their fields, giving students the best chance of academic and career success. We are double award winners of the prestigious Queen’s Anniversary Prize, which recognises the University for its Internationally Acclaimed Research. 

With around 19,500 students from more than 130 countries, we are one of Scotland’s largest universities. We are also the largest UK provider of higher education in Hong Kong and have further transnational education partnerships in Singapore, China, India, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Switzerland and Thailand.


Number 1 in the UK for Nurturing Student Talent

The Guardian University Guide 2017, which compares entry requirements with final degree awards, ranks us top in the UK for adding value to students.

 

[MDIS School of Nursing]

Professor Susan Dawkes from Edinburgh Napier University (ENU) gives an overview of the Bachelor of Science Nursing (Top-Up) programme here at MDIS. This programme is awarded by Edinburgh Napier University, UK and accredited by Singapore Nursing Board.  It is fully taught by the ENU faculty, the largest School of Health and Social Care in Scotland.

Upon successful completion of this programme, you will have the knowledge and skills to gain graduate-level employment as a Nurse, Clinical Nurse Consultant, Nurse Manager, Nurse Educator or Nurse Researcher. Graduates can also further their studies by taking up a Master's Degree to pursue career prospects in more senior positions.

Join us at our preview session every Wednesday @5pm to find out more.

 

Module Descriptions

 

HEALTHY LIVES

PROMOTING EXCELLENCE IN OLDER PEOPLE’S CARE

ADVANCING PRACTICE THROUGH RESEARCH

HEALTH AND PHYSICAL ASSESSMENT IN NURSING

LEADERSHIP AND INNOVATION: FROM THEORY TO PRACTICE

MANAGEMENT OF CHRONIC DISEASE

LEARNING, TEACHING AND ASSESSMENT IN PRACTICE

EXPLORING THE THEORY AND APPLICATION OF LAW AND ETHICAL REASONING IN NURSING PRACTICE

 

Profile of lecturers and their respective teaching models


The average lecturer/student ratio is 1 : 90 (Lecture)

The average lecturer/student ratio is 1 : 30 (Tutorial)

The average lecturer/student ratio is 1 : 15 (Practical)

 

Click here to download profiles of lecturers.

Timetable available for download:
January 2019
May 2019

Course Rebates* available
*Terms and conditions apply

 

Structure and Duration

Part-Time Programme

  • 8 modules
  • Duration: 24 months

 

Class Commencement for 2019 and Completion Date

Course Commencement Date
Part-time

Jan 2019

May 2019

Sep 2019

 

Fees

Application Fee:           S$32.10

Tuition Fees:                 S$19,260.00

Non-Tuition Fees:        S$629.45

Total Fees:                    S$19,889.45

 

Note:

• All fees quoted are inclusive of GST.
• Non-tuition fees for full-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fees, annual membership fees, MDIS experience seminars, medical insurance, condition tutorial fee (if applicable) and Fees Protection Scheme (FPS) Insurance Premium.
• Non-tuition fees for part-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fees, annual membership subscription fees and fee protection scheme.
• Non-tuition fees for international students may vary.
• Non-tuition fees are non-refundable, refer to MDIS refund policy for more details.

 

Entry Requirements

Applicants must be of age 18 & above.

Registered nurses with Singapore Nursing Board who hold a certificate or diploma in nursing and a current practicing certificate (full and conditional registration only) issued by SNB.

 

English Language Requirements

  • IELTS with a minimum overall band of 6.0 (with no component less than 5.5)
  • C6 in English at GCE ‘O’ Levels
  • C in GCSE
  • IGCSE (1st or 2nd Language)
  • Grade 6 or above in SPM
  • Medium of Instruction Confirmation

 

Financial Assistance Scheme

Student loans from the organisations listed below are available to Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents. Please contact the organisations directly to find out how you may benefit from their services.

 

STUDY LOANS

Organisation Contact Number Website
TCC Limited Tel : 6319 3700 www.tcc.org.sg
DBS Bank Tel : 1800 111 1111 www.dbs.com.sg
Maybank Tel : 1800 629 2265 www.maybank2u.com.sg

 

0% INTEREST CREDIT CARD INSTALMENT PLANS

For All Programmes (Available in 6 or 12 months)

Organisation Contact Number Website
Standard Chartered
Bank
Tel : 1800 747 7000 www.standardchartered.com.sg
Citibank Tel : 1800 225 5225 www.citibank.com.sg
Maybank Tel : 1800 968 2265 www.maybank.com.sg
UOB Tel : 1800 226 6121 www.uob.com.sg
OCBC Tel : 1800 363 3333 www.ocbc.com.sg
DBS Tel : 1800 111 1111 www.dbs.com
POSB Tel : 1800 339 6666 www.posb.com.sg
Bank of China  Tel : 1800 669 5566  www.bankofchina.com/sg

 

For Degree and Master (Available in 24 months)

Organisation Contact Number Website
Citibank Tel : 1800 225 5225 www.citibank.com.sg

 

 

 
 
QUICK INFORMATION
Duration of Course | 24 months
Award | DEGREE

COMMENCEMENT DATE  

Class Intakes for 2019

Part-time Programme

Jan, May & Sep

CONTACT DETAILS  

MDIS Dhoby Ghaut  :+65 6372 1000
MDIS Main Campus :+65 6247 9111

 

Local Enquiries
etc@mdis.edu.sg
+65 6247 9111
ib@mdis.edu.sg
+65 6278 8000
International Enquiries