University of Calgary - Faculty of Nursing

Nursing - Transfer Students

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Program Information

School:University of Calgary - Faculty of Nursing
Degree:Bachelor; University Transfer
Field of Study:Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)
Description:The Faculty of Nursing offers a superior course of study where you will learn to integrate theory with clinical practice based upon cutting-edge research and approaches to learning. Our programs provide a strong knowledge base for practice and superior preparation for graduate education. You will learn in an environment that recognizes your life experience and fosters collegial and inter-professional relationships. Active learning is facilitated in small clinical groups, simulated clinical laboratories, peer groups, as well as classroom and technology-assisted environments. You will be challenged to develop critical thinking, problem-solving skills and inquiry-based approaches to apply in clinical practice.

Students transferring from another post-secondary program may start the Bachelor of Nursing Program in either September or January and will complete a 28-month program with year-round courses with two summer breaks.
URL:Nursing - Transfer Students at University of Calgary - Faculty of Nursing
Length:28 Month(s)
Careers:Nursing Co-ordinators and SupervisorsHead Nurses and SupervisorsNurses (RNs)

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •  Grade12 Mathematics of Data Management  or  Grade12 Advanced Functions 
  •  Grade12 Biology 
  •  Grade12 Chemistry 
In addition to high school courses, the following are required from an accredited post-secondary institution recognized by the University of Calgary: A minimum of 30 transferable units which must include the following courses, or equivalent, at a junior level or higher:

- English or a comparable English literature course (3 units)

- Arts course (see here for a list of acceptable subject areas) (3 units)

- Statistics course (3 units)

- Human Anatomy & Physiology course(s)* (6 units), with minimum grade of C-

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on June 03, 2019