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UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY, CALGARY, ALBERTA - PROGRAMS

Calgary, AlbertaLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1966Established Year
  30000Enrollment

Certificate (Nursing)

 1 year
 part time
  English
 on campus

Field of Study

Offered by     Faculty of Nursing, University of Calgary

$ 7,848 

1st Year
Fees

International Student Tution

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Program Description

  • The University of Calgary offers a Certificate in Nursing for a duration of 1 years.
  • It is an on-campus program offered on a part-time basis.
  • It has blended delivery.
  • Specializations are:
    • Addiction and Mental Health
    • Contemporary Topics in Aging
    • Innovations in Teaching and Learning
    • Leadership for Health System Integration
  • The certificates will strengthen nursing professionals’ knowledge and skills that are specific to their area of practice, and will support them to integrate role dimensions that include advanced clinical skills, organizational leadership, research, education, professional development and consultation to impact patient, provider, and health system outcomes.
  • The teaching and learning approaches employed will involve a combination of traditional face-to-face sessions (scheduled, compressed, in-person classroom time) and online content delivery and interaction (video-conferencing, webinars, and podcasts).
  • The program has been accredited by the nationally based Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing.
  • The delivery model will allow students who live outside of Calgary to obtain graduate education at the Faculty of Nursing while continuing to work.
  • The average salary goes up to 48,690 USD.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Certificate
Duration1 year
Fees$ 7,848 for 1 year
Delivery TypePart Time
Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Feb 15)
Language Proficiency IELTS,TOEFL,PTE
Offered by Faculty of Nursing, University of Calgary
Program Urlhttps://www.ucalgary.ca/future-students/graduate/explore-programs/nursing-certificate-course-base...

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • A minimum of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 point system, over the past two years of full-time study (a minimum of 10 full-course equivalents or 60 units) of the undergraduate degree.
  • A four-year baccalaureate degree in nursing, or an equivalent degree from a recognized institution. 

Indian Student Eligibility:

  • The student has graduated from senior secondary school or equivalent.
  • Minimum 4 major subjects in 12th Grade, including English, with an average of 70% and no course less than 65%.


Required Document List

Following are the required Documents:

  • CV/Resume: Outline of academic achievements and/or awards, publications, relevant work and/or volunteer experience.
  • Transcript: A PDF copy of all post-secondary transcripts within the application or in Carleton Central.
  • Two Letter of Reference: Referees (Teachers, guidance counselors, or Professors) should comment on academics and that references should submit along with the application system.
  • Statement of Intent: Explain the reasons or intentions for pursuing studies in this program, including a description of prior experience.
  • Writing Sample: Students applying for a job, internship, may be asked to provide a writing sample that allows an employer or graduate program to judge student ability to convey a written message.
  • Study proposal: Document proposing a research project, generally in the sciences or academia, and generally constitutes a request for sponsorship of that research.
  • Statement of Purpose: An essay stating the purpose of applying to a particular course at a particular university.
  • Statement of research interests: Student has to fill their interesting research work area in the application form.


Application Deadline

Fall
Feb 15


Scores Required

6 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS

97 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL

68 / 90

Avg. Score in

PTE


Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearYear 1
Tuition fees$7848

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Housing$ 16,480

Ranking

QS World University 2020

Ranked #51/ 100

Nursing [ International ]


Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020
Forktip Women’s- Innovation Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Aug, 2020

VISA & Work Study

VISA

  • The students need a study visa to study at designated learning institutions (DLI) in Canada.
  • A Study Visa is issued to students by Immigration, Refugee and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) and authorizes an individual to study at a designated learning institution in Canada for the duration of the program of study.
  • The Visa is usually valid for the length of the study program, plus an extra 90 days.
  • Students may also need a visitor visa or an electronic travel authorization (eTA).
  • At the time of VISA application, students need to provide various documents:
    • Letter of Acceptance from the University of Calgary 
    • Proof of Financial Support
    • Passport
    • Photograph

Work Study

Students with a valid Study Visa, enrolled full time are eligible to work on-campus and off-campus.

On-Campus: Students registered as full-time and have a valid Study Visa, may work on-campus 

  • There is no legal restriction on the number of hours to work on-campus, so long as the student remains a full-time student can work on-campus. 
  • Students may also work more than one job. 

Off-Campus: Students are enrolled full-time, have a valid study permit, and are in a program that leads to a UCalgary degree that takes longer than 6 months to complete, they may be eligible to work off-campus.

  • The graduate students can work 20 hours per week off-campus during regular academic sessions of Fall and Winter terms.
  • The undergraduate students can work 20 hours per week off-campus full-time during scheduled breaks. 

Work Permit: A work permit that allows international students to work full-time while still being enrolled full-time. Students may only use this work permit to work full-time during their co-op/practicum terms in a work. 


Career and Placement after Course

Career opportunities are:

  • Lecturer or Speaker
  • Nurse Educator
  • Nursing Instructor
  • Nurse (ICU) - Intensive Care Unit


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