Admission Criteria

Admission Criteria

 BSN program:

    • An average of 70% in the grade 12 science stream/ Advanced stream of UAE GSEC of Ministry of Education with a minimum of 60% in Biology, Chemistry and Physics courses. Preference in admission will be given to those with higher aggregate in Biology, Chemistry and Physics courses. Abu Dhabi Education Council stream students should similarly have 70% average with 60% in Advanced Biology (level 3) and Advanced Chemistry( level 3).
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Proficiency in English equivalent to a TOEFL score of 500 in paper-based test, 61 in internet based test or 173 in computer based test OR Academic IELTS score of 5 OR EmSAT Achieve- English score of 1100 – 1225 OR Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) score of 41 OR City & Guilds IESOL Test score of B1/B2 Borderline OR Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE A) score range of 36-41 is required.

  • Should be a diploma graduate from an accredited school of nursing with 70% in aggregate and add 1% of credit for every one year of experience up to a maximum of 5% credit.
  • Should have equivalency certificate of Diploma program from Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research (MOHE&SR), UAE.
  • RN licensure from the country of origin.
  • Two years of clinical working experience in hospital after completion of Diploma in Nursing.
  • Proficiency in English equivalent to a TOEFL score of 500 in paper-based test, 61 in internet based test or 173 in computer based test OR Academic IELTS score of 5 OR EmSAT Achieve- English score of 1100 – 1225 OR Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) score of 41 OR City & Guilds IESOL Test score of B1/B2 Borderline OR Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE A) score range of 36-41 is required.
  • Should have completed the following prerequisites courses in the Diploma nursing program.

Prerequisite Courses

1-General Education Courses:

English; Mathematics; Chemistry; Physics

2-Non-Nursing Courses

Introduction to Psychology; Microbiology; Pathology; Anatomy and Physiology-1&2; Biochemistry; Nutrition; Sociology

3-Nursing Courses:

Fundamentals of Nursing; Pharmacology in Nursing; Medical-Surgical Nursing-1&2; Community Health Nursing-1; Pediatric Nursing; Psychiatric Nursing; Gynecological and Maternity Nursing.

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree with minimum CGPA (Cumulative Grade Point Average) of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale or equivalent.
  • Proficiency in English equivalent to a TOEFL score of 550 in paper-based test, 79 in internet based test or 213 in computer based test or OR Academic IELTS score of 6 OR EmSAT Achieve- English score of 1400 – 1525 OR Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) score of 52 OR City & Guilds IESOL Test score of B2 OR Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE A) score range of 50-57 is accepted for entry to graduate programs
  • Minimum 1 year of clinical experience in the area of speciality.

The conversion program student should:

  • Be UAE National
  • Be high School graduate 12th grade  Arts or Commerce stream
  • Have  attempted IELTS/TOEFL
  • Be UAE National
  • Be high School graduate 12th grade  Arts or Commerce stream
  • Have  attempted IELTS/TOEFL