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University of Malta

Faculty of Health Sciences

Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Nursing
(B.Sc. (Hons)(Melit.))

(for courses commencing October 2016)

YEAR ONE

Semester 1

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

NUR1114 Nursing the Individual 1 8 ECTS (NC)
NUR1118 Personal and Professional Development 1 4 ECTS
NUR1128 Practical Nursing Skills 1 4 ECTS (NC)
NUR1129 Foundations of the Nursing Profession 4 ECTS (NC)
NUR1130 Ethical and Legal Aspects of Nursing Care Delivery 2 ECTS (NC)
NUR1131 Fundamentals of Immediate Care 2 ECTS (NC)




Semester 2

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

NUR1112 Searching Evidence in Practice 2 ECTS (NC)
NUR1120 Practical Placement 1 10 ECTS (NC)
NUR1123 Nursing the Individual 2 8 ECTS (NC)
NUR1124 Community Health Nursing 2 ECTS (NC)
NUR1125 Clinical Nursing Skills 4 ECTS (NC)




Summer Period

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

NUR1121 Practical Placement 2 10 ECTS (NC)




Requirement for regular progression to Year II: 60 ECTS credits

YEAR TWO

Year (This/these unit/s start/s in Semester 1 and continue/s in Semester 2)

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

NUR2217 Individualised Nursing Care 1 8 ECTS (NC)
NUR3155 Applying Evidence in the Clinical Setting 2 ECTS




Semester 1

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

NUR1126 Paediatrics and Maternal Care 4 ECTS (NC)
NUR2212 Practical Placement 3 10 ECTS (NC)
NUR2218 Empowerment and Engagement 2 ECTS
NUR3156 Mental Health Care 4 ECTS (NC)




Semester 2

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

NUR1127 Personal and Professional Development 2 4 ECTS
NUR2213 Practical Placement 4 10 ECTS (NC)
NUR2215 Clinical Nursing Skills 3 2 ECTS (NC)
NUR2216 Care of the Older Person 4 ECTS (NC)




Summer Period

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

NUR2214 Practical Placement 5 10 ECTS (NC)




Requirement for regular progression to Year III: 60 ECTS credits

YEAR THREE

Year (This/these unit/s start/s in Semester 1 and continue/s in Semester 2)

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

NUR3600 Dissertation in Nursing Studies 10 ECTS (NC)




Semester 1

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

NUR3177 Education in Nursing Practice 2 ECTS (NC)
NUR3178 Management in Nursing Practice 4 ECTS (NC)

Elective Units
Students must choose 1 theoretical study-unit equivalent to 4 ECTS credits and the concurrent practical study-unit equivalent to 6 ECTS credits.

NUR3159 Nursing in the Emergency Setting 4 ECTS
NUR3179 Emergency Care Elective Practice Placement 6 ECTS
NUR3161 Nursing in the Orthopaedic Setting 4 ECTS
NUR3180 Orthopaedic Care Elective Practice Placement 6 ECTS
NUR3163 Nursing in the Critical Care Setting 4 ECTS
NUR3189 Critical Care Elective Practice Placement 6 ECTS
NUR3165 Nursing in the Cardiac Care Setting 4 ECTS
NUR3190 Cardiac Care Elective Practice Placement 6 ECTS
NUR3167 Nursing in the Oncology Setting 4 ECTS
NUR3191 Oncology Care Elective Practice Placement 6 ECTS
NUR3171 Nursing in the Perioperative Setting 4 ECTS
NUR3192 Perioperative Care Elective Practice Placement 6 ECTS
NUR3181 Rehabilitation in Health Care Settings 4 ECTS
NUR3193 Rehabilitation Care Elective Practice Placement 6 ECTS
NUR3185 Complementary Therapies for Health and Wellness 4 ECTS
NUR3195 Complementary Therapies for Health and Wellness Elective Practice Placement 6 ECTS




Semester 2

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

NUR3173 Health Promotion and Public Health Care 4 ECTS (NC)
NUR3176 Practical Placement 6 16 ECTS (NC)
NUR3197 Assessment, Assimilation and Implementation of Care 6 ECTS (NC)
NUR3198 Individualised Nursing Care 2 6 ECTS (NC)




Optional Study-Units
During their third year of study students are required to register for an optional study-unit to the value of 2 ECTS credits.

Requirement for successful completion of Year III: 60 ECTS credits

Requirement for award of B.Sc. (Hons) in Nursing: 180 ECTS credits


This programme of study is governed by The General Regulations for University Undergraduate Awards, 2004 and by the Bye-Laws for the award of Bachelor of Science (Honours) - B.Sc. (Hons) - under the auspices of the Faculty of Health Sciences.
 
Notes: NC = Non Compensatable
 
Last Updated: 19 March 2017
 
The University makes every effort to ensure that the published Courses Plans, Programmes of Study and Study-Unit information are complete and up-to-date at the time of publication. The University reserves the right to make changes in case errors are detected after publication.
The availability of optional units may be subject to timetabling constraints.
Units not attracting a sufficient number of registrations may be withdrawn without notice.
Unless for exceptional approved reasons, no changes to the programme of study for a particular academic year will be made once the students' registration period for that academic year begins.
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Notices
Courses to be Offered as from October 2017

A list of courses to be offered by the Faculty of Health Sciences, together with details on individual courses and links to further information on the procedure for application submission are available via the prospective students page.

Dates for interviews that will be held with applicants for limited number courses (in the event of over-subscription), as well as interviews to be held with applicants considered in terms of the ‘Adult Learner’ clause are available here.

 
 

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