If you wish to receive a degree in medicine area and love to help people then you should probably choose a degree in Nursing. A profession of nurse includes сaring for patients in hospitals, prevention of diseases in various institutions, elements of social work. The list of nursing specializations include mental health nursing, child nursing, learning disabilities nursing, hospice nursing and many other.
Nursing degree structure
As nursing is a practical degree, usually a Bachelor degree is enough to start a career. Students can also complete an Associate degree or Undergraduate Diploma, which usually last from two to three years and also provide all core skills for Nursing career. A Master degree in Nursing is rarely provided.
A Nursing curriculum include practical courses and internship in hospital or other healthcare institution. Degree can be completed by passing exams and internship. Some universities also provide a part-time placement for students studying Nursing.
Usually there aren’t any special requirements for a Nursing undergraduate degree. Applicants wishing to study Nursing in world recognising foreign universities need to have high grades (or high GPA scores). Sometimes a good health condition is needed as Nursing usually includes a lot of hard physical labor.
Applicants wishing to study any discipline (including Nursing) in foreign universities, need to speak English fluently, since most study programs in foreign universities are taught in English.
Those who are applying for foreign universities need to meet specific visa requirements of the chosen country.
According to QS Top Universities Ranking by Subject, the best institution hosting study programs in Nursing and related areas is University of Pennsylvania in USA. All information about this university, including entry requirements, opportunities for international applicants and study programs can be found in the profile of the university on our website. The list of further world leading universities specializing in Nursing include: Johns Hopkins University, King’s College London, the University of Manchester, University of Technology Sydney, University of Toronto, University of Washington, University of California San Francisco, the University of Sydney, University of Southampton, University of Michigan and many others. Most of these universities are located in the UK, USA or Australia. You can find all information about education in these countries by using our website.