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Bachelor of Nursing (Child Health)

Admission Requirements


  1. Normal entry criterion for this degree is University entrance

    1. Entrance to the Degree for those who are not registered Nurse must also demonstrate fitness as a registered Nurse.

    2. Fluency in English language, writing, reading, speaking and comprehension.

  2. Registered nurses may enter directly into the 4th year if they meet the following criteria:

    1. A practicing registered nurse(RN) with a minimum of 2 years post registration practice plus one of the following;

    2. Hold a level 6 diploma of Nursing in SICHE or equivalent or

    3. Holds a certificate of nursing plus has completed an in-service diploma, a bridging programme or equivalent course or

    4. Has completed another 3 year nursing programme plus has completed an in-service diploma, a bridging programme or equivalent course.

  3. Registered Nurse from outside Solomon Islands enrolment must provide evidence of the appropriate nursing registration and practicing certificate for the country from which they come from and academic evidence as 2. (1– 4).

Program Structure


Code: HBNCH
Title: Bachelor of Nursing – Child Health
Duration: 1 year
Core Units: 8 Units
Total Credit Points: 120
Campus: Kukum

Click on the units below to see the unit descriptor

**TABLE CONTAINS OUTDATED INFORMATION**

Year 1

Unit Code
Unit Title
Prerequisite
Semester Offered
Credit Points
BNC761
Introduction to Child Health

1 15
BNC762
Infant & Child Normal Growth & Development

1 15
BNC781
Research & Evidence Based Practice

1 15
BNC741
Child Health Nursing Practice 1

1 15
BNC721
Hospital Care
BNC762
2 15
BNC731
Community Child Health Nursing
BNC762
2 15
BNC732
Leadership & Management for Nurses

2 15
BNC742
Child Health Nursing Practice 2

2 15