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Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies in Nursing (PT)

Glasgow Caledonian University

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This top-up degree programme aims to promote and deepen nurses’ knowledge and understanding of relevant theory and practice, which supports the nurses’ role development in relation to Transitional Care.

The programme has been designed to develop your ability to undertake a critical approach when applying theory to practice across a number of areas. When completing the 8 compulsory models on this programme you will be supported to develop the essential components and attributes of a degree qualified professional practitioner, ensuring that you are professional, knowledgeable, self-reliant and resourceful in the caring role.

The programme modules have been carefully crafted to develop and deepen your knowledge and skills relevant to Transitional Care approaches within a Singaporean context.

Graduates of this programme will be able to lead and work alongside current practice leaders and policy makers to further enhance nursing practice to meet with Singapore’s healthcare policy aspirations.


Programme Structure

Programme Duration

The programme can be completed within 24 months for the part-time pathway.

Programme Structure

Students will undertake a total of 8 modules.

Assessment and Examination

Assessments include essays, group work e.g. presentations, online exams & Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE).

Programme Outline

Applied Research and Evidence Base Practice  Introduction to Contemporary Community Nursing
Applying Legal and Ethical Principles to Enhance Nursing History Taking and Physical Examination
Education in Healthcare for Nurses Supporting Anticipatory Care for Long-Term Conditions
Leading and Managing Change for Quality Improvement Fundamentals in Public Health


Part-Time: July

Programme Details

Contact Hours

Part-time: 320 hours (average)

Maximum Candidate Period

There is no formal maximum period in which a student must complete their programme of study, but there is flexibility within our regulations to extend the period of study bases upon each students individual requirements - our regulations allow students to suspend their study for up to 2 academic years in exceptional circumstances. 

Delivery Mode

All teaching is delivered by Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) faculty 20hrs of classroom delivery by university lecturers within PSB Academy campus in the first week of every module. Thereafter there will be 1-2hrs of online teaching via the university’s VLE. Online content will include lectures, group tutorials, web-based learning tasks/activities & interactive online discussions led by the module team.


Admission Criteria

Local Student Admission

Admission Requirements

The admission requirements are:

  • THis degree programme is designed for registered nurses (local/foreign) who are registered with Singapore Nursing Board as a Registered Nurse (RN)
  • The Registered Nurse must hold a current Practicing Certificate issued by Singapore Nursing board
  • The Registered Nurse must have at least 12 months relevant clinical experience
  • Diploma in Nursing from Polytechnics with 12 months clinical practice experience

English Proficiently Level

  • GCE 'O' level or GCE 'A' level pass in English 
  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) with minimum overall band of 6.0 and no less than 5.5 in any one section; or
  • TOEFL score no less than 213


Local Student

Programme Fees

Year 2 S$9,758.40
Year 3 S$9,758.40
Total S$19,516.80*

* All fees inclusive of 7% GST and may be subject to change annually
* Programme fees inclide laboratory fees where applicable
* Programme fee excludes textbooks

Local Applications

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If you require assistance, please speak with our Programme Consultants:

Programme ConsultantsContact

Johnny Fung
(Sport & Exercise Science programmes)
(Nursing programme)

DID: +65 6390 9170  Whatsapp: +65 9730 8286


Liesa Desisca
(Life Sciences programmes)

DID: +65 6390 9171 Whatsapp: +65 8438 6491


Stacey Lin
(Life Sciences programmes) 

DID: +65 639 09172