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Bachelor of Nursing - Degree Holder Route

Submitted by laflammd on Fri, 01/09/2015 - 12:04pm

Students holding a baccalaureate degree from an institution approved by the University of Calgary, may apply for the 24-month Bachelor of Nursing program. 

  • 24-month program
  • January entry only
  • Year-round program

NOTE: Students will not be permitted to switch routes mid-program. 

Admission Requirements

APPLICATION AND DOCUMENT DEADLINES

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  (Online applications open mid-July)
September 1

TRANSCRIPT DEADLINE:
September 30

SEND TRANSCRIPTS TO:
University of Calgary
Enrolment Services
Room 117, MacKimmie Library Block
2500 University Drive NW
Calgary, Alberta T2N1N4

Deadline dates may be subject to change from year to year; however, set deadlines are strictly adhered to in the Faculty of Nursing.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • An approved baccalaureate degree
  • A minimum of 90 transferable units which must include the following course, or equivalent, at a junior level or higher. 
    • English and/or a comparable English literature course (0.5 FCE)
    • Arts course (see here for a list of acceptable subject areas) (0.5 FCE)
    • Statistics course (0.5 FCE)
    • Human Anatomy & Physiology course(s)* (1 FCE or 2 HCE) with a minimum grade of C-

1 Half Course Equivalent (HCE) = 3 units   |   1 Full Course Equivalent (FCE) = 6 units

*Approved by the Faculty of Nursing

GPA REQUIREMENTS

  • Effective Fall Session 2017, the Transfer Admission GPA will be calculated based on the pre-requisites outlined under “Admission Requirements” (English, Arts, Statistics and Anatomy/Physiology), regardless of when they were completed, plus an additional 15 units (2.5 FCEs) taken from the most recent transferable coursework for a total of 30 units (5 FCEs). Calculated as of the end of Summer Session (August 31). 
  • The University of Calgary uses a 4-point GPA scale: 4.00 = A+/A; 3.70 = A-; 3.30 = B+; 3.00 = B etc.

Applicants placed on hold will be notified as early as possible and up to the end of December, as space becomes available, if the Faculty is able to offer a position.

TIMELINES:

  • All admission requirements must be met by August 31.

ABORIGINAL APPLICANTS AND DIVERSE QUALIFICATIONS

Visit the Aboriginal Admission Policy or the Diverse Qualifications Policy pages for further information.

APPLY FOR ADMISSION

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