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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)

PHSRC Registration as a Government approved private Nurses training school

Entry Requirement

Eligibility for the programm are as follows:

  • Criteria for admission Overseas qualifications Candidates must be able to satisfy the programme team that they meet the entry requirements of the programme:
  • Students must demonstrate a proficiency in English with either a credit pass for English at the GCE (Ordinary level) examination - OR the standard equivalent to IELTS 6.
  • The candidate must be employed as a nurse and must have at least 1 year's post-registration experience and a Sri Lankan Diploma of nursing.

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

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
6504SLTN Systematic health assessment 20
6506SLTN Ethical & legal issues in nursing 20

LJMU Programs Hotline: 011 754 4801

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