Bachelor of Nursing – Child Health

Admission Requirements

  1. Normal entry criterion for this degree is University entrance
    1. Entrance to the Degree for those who are not registered Nurse must also demonstrate fitness as a registered Nurse.
    2. Fluency in English language, writing, reading, speaking and comprehension.
  2. Registered nurses may enter directly into the 4th year if they meet the following criteria:
    1. A practicing registered nurse(RN) with a minimum of 2 years post registration practice plus one of the following;
    2. Hold a level 6 diploma of Nursing in SICHE or equivalent or
    3. Holds a certificate of nursing plus has completed an in-service diploma, a bridging programme or equivalent course or
    4. Has completed another 3 year nursing programme plus has completed an in-service diploma, a bridging programme or equivalent course.
  3. Registered Nurse from outside Solomon Islands enrolment must provide evidence of the appropriate nursing registration and practicing certificate for the country from which they come from and academic evidence as 2. (1– 4).

Program Structure

Title: Bachelor of Nursing – Child Health
Duration: 1 year
Core Units: 8 Units
Total Credit Points: 120
Campus: Kukum

Unit CodeUnit TitlePrerequisitesSemester offeredCredit Points
BNC761Introduction to Child Health115
BNC762Infant & Child Normal Growth & Development115
BNC781Research & Evidence Based Practice115
BNC741Child Health Nursing Practice 1115
BNC721Hospital CareBNC762215
BNC731Community Child Health NursingBNC762215
BNC732Leadership & Management for Nurses215
BNC742Child Health Nursing Practice 2215