Bachelor of Nursing

Our Bachelor of Nursing programme teaches you, among others, to provide care, nursing and treatment for patients. Nursing is a practical, useful and exciting profession that is in high demand. This programme allows you to take parts of the education abroad, for instance in Europe, Africa or Asia.

Programme description

Our Bachelor of Nursing programme teaches you, among others, to provide care, nursing and treatment for patients. Nursing is a practical, useful and exciting profession that is in high demand. This programme allows you to take parts of the education abroad, for instance in Europe, Africa or Asia.

Study model

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Admission requirements

I tillegg til de generelle kravene for realkompetanse ved Nord universitet gjelder følgende fagspesifikke krav for realkompetanseopptak

  • Minimum fem årsverk relevant arbeidserfaring.
    • Arbeid innen helse-, sosial-, omsorg- og undervisningssektor eller lignende der søker har arbeidet med pasienter, klienter eller elever.
    • Førstegangstjeneste og omsorg for egne barn kan godkjennes som inntil ett års arbeidserfaring.

Må dokumentere kunnskaper i norsk (tilsvarende vg2-nivå yrkesfag) og matematikk (tilsvarende vg1-nivå yrkesfag).

Job opportunities

Qualified nurses have a wide range of career options, including work in: municipal health services, public and private hospitals, institutions abroad, within offshore, in conflict and disaster areas, in secondary school systems, university colleges and universities. Graduates of the Bachelor in Nursing at Nord University satisfy the professional requirements for all EEA countries.

Further education

Successful completion of the bachelor's programme in nursing at Nord University qualifies candidates to apply for relevant master's programmes at Nord University as well as at other educational institutions. Nord University also offers a wide range of relevant further education opportunities, including a PhD programme in Studies of Professional Praxis.

Study abroad

In a global world, knowledge of epidemiology and cultural competence are required in order to provide nursing care to people of various ethnical, religious and cultural background. Internationalisation is an integral part of this nursing programme through professional education and research collaborations with international partner institutions as well as exchange of students and staff.

The Bachelor of Nursing programme in Trøndelag cooperates with approximately 20 institutions in Asia, Africa, Europe and North America, and is a participant in the Erasmus+, Nordsam and Nordhelse networks. This provides our students with the opportunity to take parts of their education abroad.

We offer practical studies as well as the course "SPU235 Nursing Care and Society - National and International Perspectives" to students from our partner institutions. Teaching on this course can be delivered in English should there be foreign students enrolled.

Application deadline and admission

ECTS Credits 180
Study level Bachelor
Scope Full time
Teaching language Norwegian
Police certificate of conduct Yes
Campus Levanger

Application deadline and admission

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