Admission Criteria

Admission Criteria for BSN

BSN program:

  • Aggregate of 70% in Physics, Chemistry and Biology in 12th standard marks of UAE NGSSE with minimum of 60% each in Physics, Chemistry and Biology individually.
  • For Qualifying marks & Equivalencies for students from various Boards/Educational systems.

English language requirements for BSN, & RN-BSN programs:

Proficiency in English equivalent to a TOEFL score of 500 in paper-based test, 61 in internet based test or 173 in computer based test OR Academic IELTS score of 5 OR EmSAT Achieve- English score of 1100 - 1225 OR Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) score of 41 OR City & Guilds IESOL Test score of B1/B2 Borderline OR Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE A) score range of 36-41 is required.

English Language Requirements For Masters Programs:

Proficiency in English equivalent to a TOEFL score of 550 in paper-based test, 79 in internet based test or 213 in computer based test or OR Academic IELTS score of 6 OR EmSAT Achieve- English score of 1400 – 1525 OR Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) score of 52 OR City & Guilds IESOL Test score of B2 OR Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE A) score range of 50-57 is accepted for entry to graduate programs

Admission Criteria for RN- BSN bridge Program
Should be a diploma graduate from an accredited school of nursing with 70% in aggregate and add 1% of credit for every one year of experience up to a maximum of 5% credit.
  • Should have equivalency certificate of Diploma program from Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research (MOHE&SR), UAE.
  • RN licensure from the country of origin.
  • Two years of clinical working experience in hospital after completion of Diploma in Nursing.
  • Proficiency in English equivalent to a TOEFL score of 500 in paper-based test, 61 in internet based test or 173 in computer based test OR Academic IELTS score of 5 OR EmSAT Achieve- English score of 1100 - 1225 OR Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) score of 41 OR City & Guilds IESOL Test score of B1/B2 Borderline OR Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE A) score range of 36-41 is required.
  • Should have completed the following prerequisites courses in the Diploma nursing program.
 

Prerequisite Courses

1 - General Education Courses:

English; Mathematics; Chemistry; Physics

2 - Non-Nursing Courses

Introduction to Psychology; Microbiology; Pathology; Anatomy and Physiology-1&2; Biochemistry; Nutrition; Sociology

3 - Nursing Courses:

Fundamentals of Nursing; Pharmacology in Nursing; Medical-Surgical Nursing-1&2; Community Health Nursing-1; Pediatric Nursing; Psychiatric Nursing; Gynecological and Maternity Nursing.

Admission Criteria for Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree with minimum CGPA (Cumulative Grade Point Average) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or equivalent.
  • Proficiency in English equivalent to a TOEFL score of 550 in paper-based test, 79 in internet based test or 213 in computer based test or OR Academic IELTS score of 6 OR EmSAT Achieve- English score of 1400 – 1525 OR Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) score of 52 OR City & Guilds IESOL Test score of B2 OR Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE A) score range of 50-57 is accepted for entry to graduate programs
  • Minimum 2 years of clinical experience in the area of speciality.