Programme Overview

Qualification
BSc (Hons)
Provider
SIT & University of Glasgow
Duration
1 year, 8 months
Total credits
120
Application period
10 January to 19 March 2022
Next intake
Campus location
SIT@Dover

The Bachelor of Science with Honours in Nursing is a two-year post-registration degree programme jointly offered by SIT and the University of Glasgow. The nursing programme has been co-created and designed with inputs from practice partners and the Ministry of Health, and is accreditated by the Singapore Nursing Board (SNB) from May 2016 to May 2025.

This degree programme builds on the foundation that students have established during their nursing diploma studies. The aim of the programme is to develop critical, analytical and innovation skills, as well as leadership, research, teaching, and clinical competencies. Through the programme's applied learning approach, graduates will be able to translate new nursing knowledge into practice.

Curriculum

The SIT-UofG Nursing programme has a range of modules designed to equip students with relevant knowledge and skills that will help them meet the healthcare challenges of Singapore and take the nursing profession forward. They will learn to analyse personal and professional values, and make sound, evidence-based and ethical decisions that will prepare them for leadership roles.

Career Opportunities

Graduates can pursue more advancement opportunities in their future careers as Senior Staff Nurse, Senior Nurse Educator, Senior Nurse Clinician or Senior Nurse Manager. Graduates can also further their studies by undertaking a Master in Nursing after which they may also pursue future career opportunities in more senior positions such as Director of Nursing/Chief Nurse, Advanced Practice Nurse or Principal Nurse Educator.

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Career Options

Graduates can pursue further career advancement in clinical practice, education and management, such as:

  • Nurse Clinician 
  • Nurse Educator 
  • Nurse Manager 

Programme Structure (AY2022/23)*

Module Title Credits
Health systems – Singapore’s Perspectives 6
Healthcare Ethics and Law 6
Development in Nursing Practice 6
Health Assessment and Clinical Reasoning 12
Research Inquiry for Nursing Practice 12
Principles and Practice of Population Health 6
Health and Social Policy 6
Evidence Based Practice 6
Managing Long Term Conditions in Communities 8
Teaching, Learning, and Assessing in Healthcare 12
Leadership and Change Management 6
Honours Thesis 20

Students are required to choose 1 out of 2 elective modules.

Module Title Credits
Health Systems: Global Perspectives 6
Palliative and End of Life Care 6
Module Title Credits
Digital Competency Essentials 2
Introduction to Design Innovation 2
Interdisciplinary Design Innovation 4

* The programme structure is subject to change without prior notice. SIT regularly reviews its curriculum to ensure that it remains industry-relevant and prepares our students for the evolving needs of industry.

Eligibility and Exemption

SIT selects candidates for this programme using a holistic approach that considers passion and suitability for the profession, academic achievement, co-curricular involvement and medical clearance. Short-listed candidates will be invited for interviews. Students applying for entry to the Bachelor of Science with Honours in Nursing programme should:

  • Be qualified as a Registered Nurse

  • Hold current registration with the SNB

  • Have successfully completed an SNB-accredited Diploma in Nursing programme in Singapore with a GPA of 3 or above. Only these two diplomas are accredited:

    • Nanyang Polytechnic: Diploma in Nursing

    • Ngee Ann Polytechnic: Diploma in Health Sciences (Nursing)

View additional requirements and mandatory Medical Clearance for admission.

Fees and Finances

    Subsidised fees per credit
    $173.00
    Total credit
    120
    Tuition fees: $20,760.00 for SG Citizens / $76,398.00 Non-subsidised fees.
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    Subsidised fees per credit
    $336.66
    Total credit
    120
    Tuition fees: $40,400.00 for Permanent Resident / $76,398.00 Non-subsidised fees.
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    Subsidised fees per credit
    $454.75
    Total credit
    120
    Tuition fees: $54,570.00 for International Student / $76,398.00 Non-subsidised fees.
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    • Tuition fees shown are the total cost for completion of studies, based on the minimum credits required to graduate.
    • Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents fees are exclusive of GST and subsidised by the Ministry of Education.
    • International Students and Non-Subsidised fees are inclusive of 7% GST.

    Industry Advisory Committee

    The members of the Industry Advisory Committee for this programme are:

    Chairman
    Ms Susan Niam
    Chief Allied Health Officer, Office of the Director of Medical Services, Ministry of Health
    Member
    Dr Effie Chew
    Senior Consultant, Division of Neurology, National University Health System
    Member
    Mr Anjan Kumar Ghosh
    Director, Sector Manpower - Strategy & Leadership, National Council of Social Service
    Member
    Ms Paulin Koh
    Chief Nursing Officer, Office of the Director of Medical Services, Ministry of Health
    Member
    Ms Melissa Chua
    Head & Senior Principal Speech Therapist, Sengkang General Hospital
    Member
    Mr Michael Ong
    Group Director, Allied Health, National University Health System
    Member
    Ms Frances Hew Wee Kee
    Deputy Director, Head, Clinical Support
    Member
    Dr Lim Yen Peng
    Head and Senior Principal Dietitian, Nutrition and Dietetics Department Tan Tock Seng Hospital
    Member
    Assoc Prof Yong Keng Kwang
    Group Chief Nurse, National Healthcare Group
    Member
    Assoc Prof Lita Chew Sui Tjien
    Group Director, Group Allied Health, SingHealth
    Member
    Assoc Prof Ng Yee Sien
    Senior Consultant, SingHealth
    Member
    Mr Eric Ho Chun Keong
    Director (Acting), Allied Health. Deputy Director, Regional Health Office, Woodlands Health
    Member
    Ms Jessica Hooi
    Vice Principal, St. Andrew’s Autism School
    Member
    Mr Abhimanyau Pal
    Chief Executive Officer, SPD
    Ex-Officio
    Assoc Prof Tan Bhing Leet
    Director of Programmes, Health and Social Sciences, Singapore Institute of Technology