University of New Brunswick - Fredericton

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Nursing - Advanced Standing

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School:University of New Brunswick - Fredericton
Faculty:Faculty of Nursing
Field of Study:Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)
Description:Offered at the Moncton site, this program builds on students' previous university courses and required prerequisites. This program, designed for students with at least 60 credit hours of university experience, will provide students with an opportunity to complete their Bachelor of Nursing degree in six terms (Fall, Winter, and Summer) over the course of two years and write the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) following program completion.

The Advanced Standing Program (ASP) focuses primarily on Nursing courses during the two-year program. Foundational courses, including several biology courses, are completed prior to starting the program and this knowledge is supplemented during the two years with an additional biology course. Clinical practicum courses provide opportunities for practice where students work with individuals, families, and communities at various stages of the life cycle and in a variety of settings.
URL:Nursing - Advanced Standing at University of New Brunswick - Fredericton
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
Provincial: $13,257
National: $13,257

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Careers:Nursing Co-ordinators and SupervisorsHead Nurses and SupervisorsNurses (RNs)

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*70
Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade11 Mathematics 
  •  Grade12 Chemistry 
  •  Grade12 Biology 
Applicants must also have completed a minimum of 60 credit hours of university courses with an admission average GPA of 3.0 (B or 70% average) or higher. One additional senior-level course is also required. If a higher level Math course in the pre-calculus stream is presented, the math course with the highest grade will be considered for admission purposes.

Senior-year Chemistry and Biology are required. You need a minimum overall average of 70% in English, Math, Biology and Chemistry.

If you’re a mature student, you must present Grade 12 English, Chemistry and Biology plus Grade 11 Mathematics with a minimum grade of 70% in each course.

Supplementary forms are required for this program and are available from the Admissions Office.

All admissions are on a competitive basis; satisfaction of the minimum requirements doesn’t guarantee admission. You’re encouraged to apply early.
Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 600] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 100] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 7.0]
Application Notes :

An international applicant is not required to submit proof of English Language proficiency if the applicant has studied in a high school in Canada for a minimum of 1 year and has achieved a minimum of 70% in Grade 12 English (ENG4U/EAE4U or equivalent course).

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on August 13, 2021

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