Faculty of Health Sciences

HONOURS BACHELOR OF NURSING

The degree is optional for R879 (Regulation of the SANC) product.

The Purpose

          To strengthen research skills, managerial skills and educational skills acquired at Bachelor’s degree level.

 To develop specialisation in the area of interest so as to improve the quality of care through proper planning and input to policy formulation.

 To conduct research for the improvement of nursing and health services and to utilise research for the provision of quality care.  To increase the understanding of dynamics in health care and health service.

Entry Requirements

          A bachelor’s degree in the field of nursing or equivalent,

     Proof of registration with the South African Nursing Council and proof of membership with any South African Nursing Professional Organisation.

The candidate must have obtained 60% in the area of specialisation or have passed an additional entry examination designed for candidates who obtained less than 60% in the area of specialisation at Bachelor’s degree level.   Students who have conducted a research project may be credited.

Summary of Courses

QUALIFICATION / COURSES

CODES

CREDITS

Honours Bachelor of Nursing Option: Nursing Management

   

Nursing and Health Service Management

HNM 4000

48

Research Methodology

NRM 4000

32

Research Project

RPH 4000

40

Computer Skills  

CNN 4001  

08

(128)

Honours Bachelor of Nursing Option: Nursing Education

   

Nursing Education

HNE 4000

40

Research Methodology

NRM 4000

32

Research Project

RPH 4000

40

Computer Skills  

CNN 4001  

08

(120)

Honours Bachelor of Nursing

Option: Community Health Nursing

   

Community Health Nursing

HCN 4000

40

Research Methodology

NRM 4000

32

Research Project

RPH 4000

40

Computer Skills  

CNN 4000  

08

(120)