Bachelor of Nursing

The Bachelor of Nursing is an opportunity for further professional development for Registered Nurses in Singapore who have completed a Diploma of Nursing. Upon completion of their degree, they will be eligible to enroll in a range of higher degrees.

The undergraduate programme will focus in experiential learning and academic rigour, facilitating the effective integration of theory and practice. The curriculum content focuses on the Singapore healthcare context and the international perspective of nursing and healthcare.

duration Duration
24mths (Part-time)
entry requirements Entry Requirements
intake Intake
Not accepting new applicants

This programme is offered on a part-time basis.

  • Foundations of Nursing Practice I (3 units)
  • Foundations of Nursing Practice II (3 units)
  • Health Assessment and Complex Care I (3 units)
  • Health Assessment and Complex Care II (3 units)
  • Knowledge Translation in Nursing I (3 units)
  • Knowledge Translation in Nursing II (3 units)
  • Nursing in a Global Community (3 units)
  • Teaching in Nursing Practice (3 units)

Students are required to validate on pre-requisite and/or assumed knowledge before course enrolment.

Admission Criteria

An applicant for admission to the programme for the Bachelor of Nursing (Post-Registration) shall:

(a) have qualified with a Diploma of Nursing from an Institution accepted for the purpose by the University
(b) be practising as a Registered Nurse in Singapore
(c) be registered as a Registered Nurse with the Singapore Nursing Board
(d) have obtained the approval of the School of Nursing

*An International English Language Test System (IELTS) academic test is applicable for non-English speaking background applicants.The minimum required overall band score is 6.5, with a minimum band score of 6 for all sections.


Application Fee  S$100 (Non-Refundable)
Fee per Course  S$2,645
Total Tuition Fee
Administration Fee
S$250 Nett
  • Course fees are charged on the basis of the number of courses enrolled in a given term.
  • All fees quoted are in Singapore dollars. NAA reserves the right to change the course fee without prior notice.

Under the Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP), NTUC members enjoy 50% unfunded course fee support, capped at $250 each year when they sign up for courses supported under UTAP. This excludes miscellaneous fees such as GST and registration fee, etc. Other conditions apply. For details, please visit here.

May include, but not limited to examinations, group assignments, individual assignments, consulting projects, presentations, quizzes, tests, tutorial work as prescribed within each course.

The academic year is made up of 2 semesters of approximately 4 months each. Students can complete up to two courses in each semesters delivered over intensive blocks of lectures and/or tutorials.

Graduates can process in their Nursing career to pursue as a Clinical Nurse Consultant, Nurse, Nurse Educator, Nurse Manager, Nurse Researcher, Education Officer / Educator

  • Knowledge and understanding of the content and techniques of a chosen discipline at advanced levels that are internationally recognised.
  • The ability to locate, analyse, evaluate and synthesise information from a wide variety of sources in a planned and timely manner.
  • An ability to apply effective, creative and innovative solutions, both independently and cooperatively, to current and future problems.
  • Skills of a high order in interpersonal understanding, teamwork and communication.
  • A proficiency in the appropriate use of contemporary technologies.
  • A commitment to continuous learning and the capacity to maintain intellectual curiosity throughout life.
  • A commitment to the highest standards of professional endeavour and the ability to take a leadership role in the community.
  • An awareness of ethical, social and cultural issues within a global context and their importance in the exercise of professional skills and responsibilities.
The University of Adelaide is committed to regular reviews of the programmes and courses it offers to students. The University of Adelaide therefore reserves the right to discontinue or vary the programmes and courses without being required to provide prior notice.