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University of Calgary Calendar 2013-2014 Qatar Faculty 1. Summary of Degree Programs
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Bachelor of Nursing Program

The University of Calgary - Qatar offers an innovative Bachelor of Nursing degree program that prepares students in Qatar for the unique opportunities and challenges of a professional nursing career. Students are provided with a sound theoretical base and supervised clinical experience in a variety of nursing practice settings. Nurses in Qatar work in hospitals, public health, schools, health clinics, extended and long-term care facilities, and research institutes.

There are currently four programs offered at the University of Calgary-Qatar:

1. Bachelor of Nursing, Regular program

Individuals with a high school graduation diploma and the requisite English, math, and science credits typically enter the 4-year, (120 credit) baccalaureate program.

2. Bachelor of Nursing, Post-diploma program

Registered nurses, who have completed a recognized diploma nursing program in Qatar, Canada, or equivalent programs abroad, are eligible to enter the 2-year (45 credit) baccalaureate program.

3. Diploma in Nursing

Individuals with a high school graduation diploma and the requisite English, math and science credits may enter the 24-month, 75 credit (25 courses) diploma program.

4. Bachelor of Nursing, Foundation Program

Individuals who are high school graduates, but who lack prerequisite science and/or math credits or who need to strengthen their English language proficiency are eligible to enter the Foundation Program. Successful completion of the Foundation program provides transition to the Regular or Post-diploma degree programs.