Programme Description

Programme Description



University of Malta

Faculty of Health Sciences

Preparatory Course for the Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Nursing

(for courses commencing October 2020)

YEAR ONE

In addition to the compulsory study-units (36ECTS), students are required to choose 24 ECTS from the elective study-units, to a total of 60 ECTS.

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

Elective Units (Elective units are offered subject to availability and time-table constraints.)

FST0550 Introduction to Psychology 4 ECTS
IFS0512 Medical and Academic English Reading 5 ECTS
IFS0513 Medical and Academic English Writing 6 ECTS
IFS0514 Medical and Academic English Listening 5 ECTS
MAL0015 Medical Maltese 8 ECTS




Semester 1

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

CHE0012 Foundations of Chemistry and Biochemistry 2 ECTS
CHE1012 Principles of Chemistry and Biochemistry related to Care 2 ECTS
LIS1321 Reference Sources and Information Literacy 4 ECTS
NUR0224 Physiology and Anatomy Related to Care Delivery 1 4 ECTS
NUR0231 Caring for the Individual in Acute Settings 4 ECTS
NUR1009 Introduction to Searching Evidence in Nursing Practice 2 ECTS
NUR1221 Use of Information Technology in Health Care 2 ECTS

Elective Units (Elective units are offered subject to availability and time-table constraints.)

DBS1004 Disability Issues in Practice 4 ECTS
NUR0236 Environmental Health related to Nursing 4 ECTS
SWB1001 Foundations of Social Wellbeing 6 ECTS




Semester 2

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

NUR0232 Caring for the Individual in Non-Acute and Community Settings 4 ECTS
NUR0233 Physiology and Anatomy Related to Care Delivery 2 4 ECTS
NUR0234 Interpersonal and Intrapersonal Skills 4 ECTS
SOC1058 Health, Illness and Society 4 ECTS

Elective Units (Elective units are offered subject to availability and time-table constraints.)

DBS1001 Disability Issues for Health Professionals 2 ECTS
FSN1014 Food through the Ages 4 ECTS
IOT1006 Critical Thinking 2 ECTS
IOT1009 A Toolkit for Thinking Out of the Box 4 ECTS
NUR0227 Basic Elements of Immediate Care 2 ECTS
YTH1011 Young People with Minority Experiences 4 ECTS




 
Notes: NC = Non Compensatable
 
Last Updated: 24 July 2020
 
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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