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BSc (Hons) Nursing (International)

Top Up Degree

Affiliated with Liverpool John Moores University, UK is a top-up programme that is designed for the SLMC/ SLNC registered Nurses of Sri Lanka who wish to upgrade their qualifications and be eligible to migrate for employment abroad.

Recognized by the University Grants Commission under the Universities Act

Member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities

Member International Association of Universities (IAU)

1 Year Top-Up (Final Year Entry) - Entry Requirement

Eligibility for the programm are as follows:

  • Registered Nurse of SLNC/ SLMC
    OR
  • Completed three year Diploma in Nursing - Ministry of Health
    OR
  • Awaiting for SLNC registration
    OR
  • Working nurses with at least one year working experience in the government health sector and having competency in English Language
    AND
  • Applicants must have an IELTS score of 6.0 (or equivalent).

Educational aims of the programme

The programme aims to enable students to:

  1. Recognise their own learning need to formulate an action plan for professional development.
  2. Gain knowledge, skills and understanding to meet the specialised needs of service users.
  3. Develop skills in problem solving, information retrieval and research for evidence based practice.
  4. Develop an awareness of ethical and legal issues in the nursing profession.
  5. Examine a variety of research methods used in health and social care.
  6. Develop specialist skills in a relevant area of nursing practice.
  7. Develop and refine specific interpersonal skills related to leadership and working in teams.
  8. Further enhance their international perspective associated within the nursing profession.
Code Module Credit
5001SLT Developing academic study skills 40
5002SLT Professional development for practice 40

* Dissertation will be continued in both 1st and 2nd semesters
*Lecturers for next level 5 programme will be decided later

Code Module Credit
6000SLTN Dissertation Individual Study 30
6002SLTN Leadership Development Through Action Learning 10
6003SLTN Research in Health and Social Care 20
6101SLTN Nursing within a Global Context 20
Options
6504SLTN Systematic health assessment 20
6505SLTN Foundations for critical care nursing 20
6506SLTN Ethical & legal issues in nursing 20

LJMU Programs Hotline: 011 754 4801
Email: ljmu@sliit.lk

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