School of Nursing

ADMISSION

1) Applicants for admission or re-admission must complete an application for the Bachelor of Nursing (Collaborative) Programme. In addition, students who have not registered for courses at Memorial University for either of the two immediately preceding semesters must also complete a general application for admission to the University. Applications must be submitted to the Office of the Registrar, Memorial University.

2) New applicants to the Bachelor of Nursing (Collaborative) Programme will be accepted for the Fall semester only. DEADLINE: Applications, including all required documents, must be received by March 1.

3) To be considered for admission to the Bachelor of Nursing (Collaborative) Programme applicants are required to meet the General Admissions Requirements of Memorial University. In addition, high school Advanced Math 3201 is preferred and high school science courses must include the following:

i) Biology 3201 or equivalent

ii) Chemistry 3202 or equivalent

4) Mature applicants, as defined by Memorial University of Newfoundland, may be considered for admission to the Bachelor of Nursing (Collaborative) Programme if they have a high school diploma, or its equivalent, as certified by the Department of Education of Newfoundland. Applicants must also meet the science course requirements stated in clause 3 in order to be considered for admission.

5) Admission to the Bachelor of Nursing (Collaborative) Programme is on the basis of competition for a limited number of places. Selection of candidates will be based on academic performance and on other criteria considered suitable for professional practice in nursing. Admission to the programme is denied to any student if, in the judgement of the Undergraduate Studies Committee, s/he is deemed unsuitable for admission. Priority will be given to residents of the province.

6) An unsuccessful applicant has the right to appeal the decision of the Admissions Committee. The appeal should be made in writing clearly stating the grounds for the appeal within fourteen days of the notification of the decision and should be directed to the Chair, MUN School of Nursing, Undergraduate Studies Committee, BN Collaborative Programme.

7) In addition to the regular quota positions, up to three additional positions per year are available in the BN (Collaborative) Programme for students of aboriginal ancestry who have met the admission requirements. Applicants wishing to be considered under this clause must send a letter of request at the time of application and provide documentation of aboriginal ancestry.

8) Applicants must satisfy the health and immunization requirements for admission to the Bachelor of Nursing (Collaborative) Programme.

9) Proof of certification in Standard First Aid and Basic Cardiac Life Support, offered by the Canadian Red Cross Society or St. John Ambulance Association, is required to be submitted prior to entry into the programme. Certification obtained from other organizations will be accepted if deemed equivalent by the Schools of Nursing.


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