University of the Free State UFS School of Nursing

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University of the Free State UFS School of Nursing

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The University of the Free State’s (UFS) School of Nursing remains at the forefront of nursing education with their innovative simulation, teaching, and learning facilities.The school also houses the Academy for Continuing Nursing Education which presents Short Learning Programmes.

Academic Programmes (Nursing Programmes ): According to the South African Nursing Council (SANC) Circular 7/2016 Legacy Nursing Qualifications are phasing out. The last intake for these programmes is 31 December 2019.)


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The South African Nursing Council (SANC), the Council of Higher Education (CHE), and the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) have approved the curriculum for the Bachelor of Nursing at the University of the Free State (UFS).

Prospective students are encouraged to apply as soon as possible, but no later than 4 December 2019, to be considered for the first selection committee scheduled for 9 December 2019. Selection will be based on academic performance.

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According to the SANC, only 75 students can be registered for the Bachelor of Nursing at the UFS State in 2020.

The minimum requirements to apply for a Bachelor of Nursing are:

1.           Admission Point (AP)        30
2.           Language of instruction   50%
3.           ** Mathematics 40% or Mathematical Literacy 70%
4.           ** Life Sciences 60% or Physical Sciences  50%

**       Either Mathematics or Mathematical Literacy is required, as well as either Life Sciences or Physical Sciences.

•         Please ensure that your application (with all the supporting documents, including a medical certificate) is complete.
•         Incomplete applications will not be considered for selection.

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