B Nursing Science At Unizulu



B Nursing Science At Unizulu, the information about the Nursing in the University of Zululand is provided below.



FACULTYFACULTY OF SCIENCE AND AGRICULTURE
DEPARTMENT:NURSING SCIENCE
DEGREE(DESIGNATOR)BACHELOR OF NURSING
QUALIFIERNURSING
MAJORS
ABBREVIATIONBCUR
QUALIFICATION CODE (SAQF)
UNIZULU CODESBSC60
EXIT NQF LEVEL8
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTSNSC WITH DEGREE ENDORSEMENT
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTSMINIMUM OF 30 POINTS
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTSENGLISH 4 POINTS AND LIFE SCIENCES 4 POINTS
MINIMUM CREDITS FOR ADMISSIONNATIONAL SENIOR CERTIFICATE WITH DEGREE ENDORSEMENT AND WITH 30 NSC POINTS
MINIMUM DURATION OF STUDIES4 YEARS
PRESENTATION MODE OF SUBJECTS:DAY CLASSES
INTAKE FOR THE QUALIFICATION:JANUARY
REGISTRATION CYCLE FOR THE SUBJECTS:JANUARY
READMISSION:SUBJECT TO PRIOR PERFORMANCE AND CURRENT APPLICABILITY OF PASSED MODULES
TOTAL CREDITS TO GRADUATE:480
YEAR 1FUNDAMENTAL NURSING IA SNFN111COMMUNITY HEALTH & MICROBIOL SNCH111HUMAN ANATOMY,
MED BIOPHYS IA  SNHA111
ETHOS, PROF PRACTICE SNEP111
FUNDAMENTAL NURSING IB SNFN112COMMUNITY HEALTH & PARASIT SNCH112HUMAN ANATOMY,
MED BIOPHYS IB SNHA112
NURSING PRACTICE I SNPR119
YEAR 2GENERAL NURSING SCIENCE 2A  SNGN211COMMUNITY HEALTH 2A SNCH211HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY,
BIOCHEM IA   SNHP211
INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY ASGY111
GENERAL NURSING SCIENCE 2B   SNGN212COMMUNITY HEALTH 2B + INTRO. RESEARCH SNCH212HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY,
BIOCHEM IB  SNHP212
INDUSTRIAL SOCIETIES ASGY112
NURSING PRACTICE II SNPR219
YEAR 3GENERAL NURSING SCIENCE 3A   SNGN311PSYCHIATRIC NURSING 3A    SNPN311MIDWIFERY 3A SNMW311PHARMACOLOGY SNPC311
GENERAL NURSING SCIENCE 3B    SNGN312PSYCHIATRIC NURSING 3B   SNPN312MIDWIFERY 3B SNMW312
NURSING PRACTICE III SNPR319
YEAR 4GENERAL NURSING SCIENCE 4A SNGN411PSYCHIATRIC NURSING 4A   SNPN411MIDWIFERY 4A SNMW411INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY APSY111
GENERAL NURSING SCIENCE 4B SNGN412PSYCHIATRIC NURSING 4B    SNPN412MIDWIFERY 4B SNMW412APPLIED PSYCHOLOGY 1& 2APSY112
NURSING PRACTICE IV + RESEARCH     PROJECT SNPR419

Nursing in Education and Management

Purpose Statement
The main purpose of the programme is to be on the forefront of the discipline by developing and strengthening the knowledge base for Nursing practice through research, by providing excellence in the quality of the Department’s programmes both undergraduate and post graduate, through its teaching and by providing leadership for the discipline through its academic staff and graduates.



The Department of Nursing believes that individuals are unique holistic beings who must be supported in the maintenance of wellness, require care during periods of illness, and deserve dignity in their approach to death. The Department further believes that individuals are unique holistic beings who must engaged in continuing dynamic interaction at any time, the system of interest may be individual, the family, a group, the community or society who interact with the environment resulting in either positive or negative responses. Negative responses lead to ill health.

The Department believes that Nursing encompasses empirical aesthetic, ethical knowledge and therapeutic use of self. We believe that nursing research is an integral part of the curriculum and all programs study are strengthened by their proximity to the rich scholarly environment of the University.



Employment opportunities citing typical employers

With this qualification, learners will be qualified to be professional Nurses who hold qualifications generalist in nurse, community health, psychiatric nursing and midwifery. They are employable in Hospitals (public and private institutions).Placements include various places e.g. operating theatres, unit managers, midwifery, Community/Primary Healthcare Clinics, School nursing, industries, prisons and even overseas countries to name a few.

The graduates who are interested in teaching and managing Nursing can study for further postgraduate study, take up Management, Education positions in various sectors worldwide.

Entrepreneurial opportunities
The programme is designed to suite graduates who wish to establish business in various fields in nursing and midwifery.

Vertical articulation for further /higher degree studies where applicable
The programme is designed to allow for students who wish to proceed to post basic degree such as postgraduate degrees in management and education, degree masters and doctorate.It also caters for studies in various postgraduate advanced diplomas such as primary health care, occupational health, advanced midwifery & neonatal science, orthopaedics, to name a few.

Horizontal articulation with other qualifications where applicable
The programme is also well positioned to articulate horizontal to certificates such as dispensing certificate, first aid certificate, auxiliary nursing, enrolled nursing, to name a few.


Programme coordinator

Dr J Kerr – Research

Mrs TG Mdletshe – Teaching & Learning

Mrs NF Ngcobo – Project & Program

Mr ST Madlala – Clinical teaching & learning

Head of Department
 Prof TP Mhlongo (, BCur (UNIZULU), DNE & DNA (UNIZULU), MA (IOWA) MBA (Hull), DLitt et Phil (UNISA), RN



FACULTYFACULTY OF SCIENCE AND AGRICULTURE
DEPARTMENT:NURSING SCIENCE
DEGREE(DESIGNATOR)BACHELOR OF NURSING
QUALIFIEREDUCATION AND MANAGEMENT
QUALIFICATION CODE (SAQF)B NURSING (EDUCATION AND MANAGEMENT)
UNIZULU CODESBSC62
EXIT NQF LEVEL7
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTSAN ADVANCED DIPLOMA OR EQUIVALENT QUALIFICATION OR A BACHELOR’S DEGREE IN NURSING AND A MINIMUM OF TWO (2) YEARS OF EXPERIENCE AFTER REGISTRATION. REGISTRATION WITH THE SOUTH AFRICAN NURSING COUNCIL (SANC) AS A GENERAL NURSE AND MIDWIFE
MINIMUM CREDITS FOR ADMISSIONNATIONAL SENIOR CERTIFICATE WITH DEGREE ENDORSEMENT AND WITH 30 NSC POINTS
MINIMUM DURATION OF STUDIES3 YEARS
PRESENTATION MODE OF SUBJECTS:DAY CLASSES
INTAKE FOR THE QUALIFICATION:JANUARY
REGISTRATION CYCLE FOR THE SUBJECTS:JANUARY
READMISSION:SUBJECT TO PRIOR PERFORMANCE AND CURRENT APPLICABILITY OF PASSED MODULES
TOTAL CREDITS TO GRADUATE:360

FIRST YEAR

SUBJECT NAMESUBJECT CODESUBJECT CREDITSNQF LEVELPREREQUISITE SUBJECT(S)
SEMESTER 1
PHILOSOPHY OF EDUCATIONEPE59115NONE
INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGYASGY111155NONE
ADVANCES IN COMM
HEALTH NURSING PRACTICE
SNCM111155NONE
INTRO.TO NURSING MANAGEMENTSNMG111155NONE
SEMESTER 2
FUNDAMENTALS OF
NURSING EDUCATION
SNED122156NONE
INDUSTRIAL SOCIETIESASGY112156NONE
RESEARCH IN COMMUNITY
HEALTH NURSING PRACTICE
SNCM112155NONE
LEADERSHIP & COMMUNICATION
IN NURSING MANAGEMENT
SNMG112155NONE
TOTAL120

SECOND YEAR

SUBJECT NAMESUBJECTCODESUBJECTCREDITSNQF LEVELPREREQUISITE SUBJECT(S)
SEMESTER 1
COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSING THEORIESSNCM211156SNCM111.SNCM112,
DYNAMICS OF NURSING MANAGEMENTSNMG211156SNMG111 &112
INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGYAPSY111155NONE
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION 1ACPAD101155NONE
SEMESTER 2
OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH NURSINGSNCM212156SNCM111.SNCM112
CHANGE MANAGEMENT AND IMPLEMENTATIONSNMG212156SNMG111,SNMG112
APPLIED PSYCHOLOGYAPSY112156NONE
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION 1BCPAD102156NONE
TOTAL120

THIRD YEAR

SUBJECT NAMESUBJECT CODESUBJECT CREDITSNQF LEVELPREREQUISITE SUBJECT(S)
SEMESTER 1
CONTEMPORARY ISSUES INFLUENCING COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSING PRACTICESNCM311157SNCM111, SNCM112, SNCM211, SNCM212
INTERNATIONAL VIEWPOINTS ON NURSING MANAGEMENTSNMG311157SNMG111, SNMG112, SNMG211, SNMG212
COMMUNICATION SCIENCE 1ACOM111155NONE
RESEARCH PROPOSAL AND LITERATURE REVIEWSNRS311155NONE
SEMESTER 2
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AND REHABILITATIONSNCM312157NONE
NATIONAL HEALTH SYSTEM AND QUALITY ASSURANCESNMG312157SNMG111, SNMG112, SNMG211, SNMG212
JOURNALISM 1ACOM112156NONE
DATA COLLECTION AND ANALYSIS. RESEARCH REPORTSNRS312155NONE
TOTAL120

Nursing in Education Administration

FACULTYFACULTY OF SCIENCE AND AGRICULTURE
DEPARTMENT:NURSING SCIENCE
DEGREE(DESIGNATOR)BACHELOR OF NURSING
QUALIFIEREDUCATION AND ADMINISTRATION
ABBREVIATIONBCUR (EDUCATION AND ADMINISTRATION)
QUALIFICATION CODE (SAQSF)BACHELOR OF NURSING IN EDUCATION AND ADMINISTRATION
UNIZULU CODESBSC61
EXIT NQF LEVEL7
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTSAN ADVANCED DIPLOMA OR EQUIVALENT QUALIFICATION OR A BACHELOR’S DEGREE IN NURSING AND A MINIMUM OF TWO (2) YEARS OF EXPERIENCE AFTER REGISTRATION.REGISTRATION WITH THE SOUTH AFRICAN NURSING COUNCIL (SANC) AS A GENERAL NURSE AND MIDWIFE
MINIMUM CREDITS FOR ADMISSIONNATIONAL SENIOR CERTIFICATE WITH DEGREE ENDORSEMENT AND WITH 30 NSC POINTS
MINIMUM DURATION OF STUDIES3 YEARS
PRESENTATION MODE OF SUBJECTS:DAY CLASSES
INTAKE FOR THE QUALIFICATION:JANUARY
REGISTRATION CYCLE FOR THE SUBJECTS:JANUARY
READMISSION:SUBJECT TO PRIOR PERFORMANCE AND CURRENT APPLICABILITY OF PASSED MODULES
TOTAL CREDITS TO GRADUATE:360

FIRST YEAR

SUBJECT NAMESUBJECT CODESUBJECT CREDITSNQF LEVELPREREQUISITE SUBJECT(S)
SEMESTER 1
PHILOSOPHY OF EDUCATIONEPE591155NONE
DIDATICS OF HUMAN ANATOMY & RELATED BIOPH.SNED111155NONE
ADVANCES IN COMM HEALTH NURSING PRACTICESNCM111155NONE
INTRO.TO NURSING MANAGEMENTSNMG111155NONE
SEMESTER 2
FUNDAMENTALS OF NURSING EDUCATIONSNED122156NONE
DIDATICS OF HUMAN  PHYS. & RELATED BIOCHEMSNED112155NONE
RESEARCH IN COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSING PRACTICESNCM112155NONE
LEADERSHIP & COMMUNICATION IN NURSING MANAGEMENTSNMG112155NONE
TOTAL120

SECOND YEAR

SUBJECT NAMESUBJECT CODESUBJECTCREDITSNQF LEVELPREREQUISITE SUBJECT(S)
SEMESTER 1
TEACHING & LEARNING THEORIES IN NURSING & TEACHING STRATEGIESSNED211156SNED 122
DYNAMICS OF NURSING MANAGEMENTSNMG211156SNMG111 &112
INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGYAPSY111155NONE
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION 1ACPAD101155NONE
SEMESTER 2
CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT MULTIMEDIA& TUTORIAL TECHNIQUESSNED212156SNED111, SNED112,SNED122
CHANGE MANAGEMENT AND IMPLEMENTATIONSNMG212156SNMG111,SNMG112
APPLIED PSYCHOLOGYAPSY112156NONE
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION 1BCPAD102156NONE
TOTAL120

THIRD YEAR

SUBJECT NAMESUBJECT CODESUBJECT CREDITSNQF LEVELPREREQUISITE SUBJECT(S)
SEMESTER 1
CURRENT ISSUES & TRENDS IN NURSING EDUCATIONSNED311157SNED111, SNED112,SNED122, SNED212, SNED211
INTERNATIONAL VIEWPOINTS ON NURSING MANAGEMENTSNMG311157SNMG111, SNMG112, SNMG211, SNMG212
RESEARCH PROPOSAL & LITERATURE REVIEWSNRS311157NONE
INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGYASGY111155NONE
SEMESTER 2
NURSING SCHOOL MANAGEMENTSNMG322157NONE
NATIONAL HEALTH SYSTEM AND QUALITY ASSURANCESNMG312157SNMG111, SNMG112, SNMG211, SNMG212
DATA COLLECTION & ANALYSIS. RESEARCH REPORTSNRS312157NONE
INDUSTRIAL SOCIETIESASGY112156NONE
TOTAL120

Nursing Science

[QUALIFICATION CODE SMCR20, MODULE CODE SNUR700 – DISSERTATION]

The purpose of this degree is to develop learners towards an integrated conceptual nursing framework and enable them to acquire expert knowledge in nursing practice and skills as researchers in nursing science.