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Nursing BSc

UCAS code: Not applicable. Apply direct to the university.

Key information

Course type:
Single honours
Delivery mode:
Classroom
Study mode:
Part time
Duration:
2 years
Application status:
Open
Start date:
Application deadline:
31 October 2020
Apply via UCAS

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing with Honours at King's College London offers a flexible opportunity for qualified nurses in Singapore to study for a degree qualification part-time. The course can be taken by experienced and newly qualified registered nurses.The course information sheet is a printable version of the information on this web page, which you can download here.

Key benefits

  • You will be studying at the No.1 Nursing Faculty in the UK and No. 2 in the world (2019 QS World University Rankings)
  • Our study courses are delivered by internationally renowned clinicians and academics.
  • Offered on a blended learning basis, the course provides students with a King's College London nursing degree, taught in Singapore and online

The course aims to enable nurses to transform bedside care by developing critical, analytical and evidence-based practice skills to lead improvements in health care quality, safety, access and value.

Course Aims

  • The course aims to enable nurses to transform bedside care by developing critical, analytical and evidence-based practice skills to lead improvements in health care quality, safety, access and value.
  • The course will provide you with knowledge and understanding of the following:
  • Client assessment and clinical decision making in the context of a healthcare setting.
  • Implementing, co-ordinating and evaluating a range of relevant therapeutic interventions.
  • Research methods for healthcare.
  • Promoting quality care by utilising and evaluating available evidence.
  • Accountable practice in contemporay healthcare.
  • National, organisational and local policies/guidelines shaping healthcare.
  • Personal, professional, inter-professional, ethical and legal responsibilities.

Base campus

Please note that locations are determined by where each module is taught and may vary depending on the modules you study.

Regulating bodies

King's is regulated by the Office for Students

Standard entry requirements have not been set for this programme

Language requirement band is not set

Students must satisfy the following entry requirements:

  • A diploma in Nursing from Nanyang Polytechnic or Ngee Ann Polytechnic; or an approved institution OR
    Nursing overseas qualification from an approved Higher Education Institution (equivalent to 120 Level 5 credits)
  • Current registration with the Singapore Nursing Board.
  • GPA of ≥ 2.7 as a benchmark for admission. In the case of an applicant without a GPA of ≥ 2.7, King’s may evaluate, on a case-by-case basis, other academic achievements and employer’s recommendation presented by the applicant.
  • Language: ‘O’ Level English or English, as detailed in King’s entry requirements OR
    An International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 6.5, with a minimum of 6 in each band/skill or equivalent score in another recognised test if they obtained their qualification from countries where English is not the standard medium of instruction and/or their first language.

Teaching methods - what to expect

You can expect up to 50 contact hours for each module of the study course, and this will include both online and face to face lectures, seminars, tutorials and workshops. Some areas of the course are designed to promote independent study supported by individual or group supervision. Contact hours for these modules will be adjusted accordingly.

Typically, one credit equates to 10 hours of work.

Assessment

  • Essays
  • Dissertation

We will assess your progress and attainment on all modules you take on the course through a range of techniques, which includes essays, portfolios, dissertation projects and clinical examinations. For the research based module, there is an unseen written examinations.

The study time and assessment methods detailed above are typical and give you a good indication of what to expect. However, they are subject to change.

Structure

Courses are divided into modules. Each year you will normally take modules totalling 120 credits.

This is a one-year degree course in which you will take a combination of required and optional modules to total 360 credits.

King’s College London reviews the modules offered on a regular basis to provide up-to-date, innovative and relevant programmes of study. Therefore, modules offered may change. We suggest you keep an eye on the course finder on our website for updates.

Please note that modules with a practical component will be capped due to educational requirements, which may mean that we cannot guarantee a place to all students who elect to study this module.

Tuition Fees

Full time tuition fees UK:

The UK tuition fee for the 2021-2022 academic year is currently £9,250 per year. This is based on the UK Government’s cap.

Additional Costs

In addition to your tuition costs, you can also expect to pay for:

  • In addition to your tuition fees, you can also expect to pay for an administration fee (SG$214) and an application Fee (SG$107). Other additional costs may be:
  • • course resumption fee (for students returning back to study with more than one year of leave of absence)
  • • late tuition fee payment fine
  • • re-print/certification of official receipt
  • • books if you choose to buy your own copies
  • • students may need to provide their own study materials such as computers
  • • library fees and fines
  • • personal photocopies
  • • printing course handouts
  • • stationery
  • • graduation costs.

Funding

To find out more about bursaries, scholarships, grants, tuition fees, living expenses, student loans, and other financial help available at King's please visit the Fees and Funding section.

The course aims to enable nurses to transform bedside care by developing critical, analytical and evidence-based practice skills to lead improvements in health care quality, safety, access and value.

Course Aims

  • The course aims to enable nurses to transform bedside care by developing critical, analytical and evidence-based practice skills to lead improvements in health care quality, safety, access and value.
  • The course will provide you with knowledge and understanding of the following:
  • Client assessment and clinical decision making in the context of a healthcare setting.
  • Implementing, co-ordinating and evaluating a range of relevant therapeutic interventions.
  • Research methods for healthcare.
  • Promoting quality care by utilising and evaluating available evidence.
  • Accountable practice in contemporay healthcare.
  • National, organisational and local policies/guidelines shaping healthcare.
  • Personal, professional, inter-professional, ethical and legal responsibilities.

Base campus

Please note that locations are determined by where each module is taught and may vary depending on the modules you study.

Regulating bodies

King's is regulated by the Office for Students

Standard entry requirements have not been set for this programme

Language requirement band is not set

Students must satisfy the following entry requirements:

  • A diploma in Nursing from Nanyang Polytechnic or Ngee Ann Polytechnic; or an approved institution OR
    Nursing overseas qualification from an approved Higher Education Institution (equivalent to 120 Level 5 credits)
  • Current registration with the Singapore Nursing Board.
  • GPA of ≥ 2.7 as a benchmark for admission. In the case of an applicant without a GPA of ≥ 2.7, King’s may evaluate, on a case-by-case basis, other academic achievements and employer’s recommendation presented by the applicant.
  • Language: ‘O’ Level English or English, as detailed in King’s entry requirements OR
    An International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 6.5, with a minimum of 6 in each band/skill or equivalent score in another recognised test if they obtained their qualification from countries where English is not the standard medium of instruction and/or their first language.

Teaching methods - what to expect

You can expect up to 50 contact hours for each module of the study course, and this will include both online and face to face lectures, seminars, tutorials and workshops. Some areas of the course are designed to promote independent study supported by individual or group supervision. Contact hours for these modules will be adjusted accordingly.

Typically, one credit equates to 10 hours of work.

Assessment

  • Essays
  • Dissertation

We will assess your progress and attainment on all modules you take on the course through a range of techniques, which includes essays, portfolios, dissertation projects and clinical examinations. For the research based module, there is an unseen written examinations.

The study time and assessment methods detailed above are typical and give you a good indication of what to expect. However, they are subject to change.

Structure

Courses are divided into modules. Each year you will normally take modules totalling 120 credits.

This is a one-year degree course in which you will take a combination of required and optional modules to total 360 credits.

King’s College London reviews the modules offered on a regular basis to provide up-to-date, innovative and relevant programmes of study. Therefore, modules offered may change. We suggest you keep an eye on the course finder on our website for updates.

Please note that modules with a practical component will be capped due to educational requirements, which may mean that we cannot guarantee a place to all students who elect to study this module.

Tuition Fees

Full time tuition fees UK:

The UK tuition fee for the 2021-2022 academic year is currently £9,250 per year. This is based on the UK Government’s cap.

Additional Costs

In addition to your tuition costs, you can also expect to pay for:

  • In addition to your tuition fees, you can also expect to pay for an administration fee (SG$214) and an application Fee (SG$107). Other additional costs may be:
  • • course resumption fee (for students returning back to study with more than one year of leave of absence)
  • • late tuition fee payment fine
  • • re-print/certification of official receipt
  • • books if you choose to buy your own copies
  • • students may need to provide their own study materials such as computers
  • • library fees and fines
  • • personal photocopies
  • • printing course handouts
  • • stationery
  • • graduation costs.

Funding

To find out more about bursaries, scholarships, grants, tuition fees, living expenses, student loans, and other financial help available at King's please visit the Fees and Funding section.

Key information

Course type:
Single honours
Delivery mode:
Classroom
Study mode:
Part time
Duration:
2 years
Application status:
Open
Start date:
Application deadline:
31 October 2020
Apply via UCAS

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