12 months
8000 USD/year
8000 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Nursing - Nursing Education from The University of the West Indies is designed to provide knowledge, attitudes, and skills appropriate to the demands of the expanding role of advanced nurses in the essential functional and clinical areas.


Nursing - Nursing Education from The University of the West Indies is offered to BScN degree graduates who hold registration/licensure in their current jurisdiction of practice; can verify first licensure/registration if it is different from that which is currently held, and is eligible for licensure/registration in any of the countries served by the UWI. 


Master's education is essential for roles in advanced nursing practice, education, and management, and provides the foundation for doctoral education.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theoretical Perspectives in Nursing Education
  • Curriculum Development Implementation and Evaluation Nursing/Midwifery Education
  • Testing and Measurement in Nursing Education
  • Theoretical and Clinical Teaching Practicum
  • Nursing Education Practice and Seminar
  • Nursing & Health Information Systems
  • Research Methods Applied to Nursing
  • Nursing Research Project
  • Policy & Ethical Issues in Nursing/Health

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Have a total of five (5) years post RN licensure/registration clinical practice as a registered nurse in an approved recognized agency, institution or organization where Primary, Secondary, Tertiary or Extended Health Care services are offered. Students requiring admission to Advanced Nursing Practice must have five (5) years current clinical practice. The time spent on any educational programme is not included in this five (5) year practice requirement. AND
  • Hold an undergraduate degree with normally not less than second class honors
  • Hold a graduate degree OR
  • Hold approved technical and/or professional qualification(s) awarded by an approved body and approved by this University and currently holds a middle level position OR
  • Have in the opinion of the University, other qualification(s) and experience of special relevance to the programme.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    8000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8000 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    8000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8000 USD for the full programme during 12 months.


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