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Note: Qatar Campus also offers two additional programs to prepare students for entrance to the Bachelor of Nursing Program.

Diploma in Nursing (Currently under review. No new admissions will be permitted.)
Nursing Foundation Program
Bachelor of Nursing Program

The University of Calgary in 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 practice experiences in a variety of nursing practice settings.

Two routes are available for the Bachelor of Nursing program: Regular Track (BNRT) and Post-Diploma (PDBN).

Bachelor of Nursing (Regular Track - BNRT)

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

Bachelor of Nursing (Post-Diploma - PDBN)

Registered nurses, who have completed a recognized diploma nursing program in Qatar, Canada, or equivalent nursing program abroad, are eligible to enter the 45 unit (two-year full-time or three-year part-time) baccalaureate program.

Other Programs

Diploma in Nursing (Please note that this program is currently under review. No new admissions will be permitted.)

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

Nursing Foundation Program

Individuals who are high school graduates, but who do not have prerequisite science and/or mathematics credits or who need to improve their English language proficiency may be admitted to the Nursing Foundation Program. Nursing Foundation math, science, and English courses are accepted as entrance requirements to the BN (Qatar Faculty only).