12 months
15000 USD/year
12382 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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Nursing from The University of the West Indies focuses on the integration of research, theory and advanced nursing practice to advance your nursing career in the roles of nursing educators and nursing administrators.


At Nursing from The University of the West Indies you will discover: Application of theories and concepts to classroom and clinical, The art and science of advance specializations in nursing, Leadership and strategic management in educational and clinical settings, Development of mentoring and coaching skills, The relevance of computer technology in healthcare and nursing.


  • Nursing Tutor/Instructor
  • Health Educator
  • Staff Development Officer
  • Senior Nurse Executive
  • Director of Nursing
  • Nurse Manager
  • Nurse Recruiter
  • Nurse Entrepreneur

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Methodology (Quantitative)
  • Qualitative Research Methods
  • Advanced Nursing Science and Theory
  • Mental & Physical Health Education and Health Promotion
  • Nursing and Health Information Systems
  • Policy and Ethical Issues in Nursing/Health
  • Nursing Research Project

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


36 alternative credits



On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

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. 
  • 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
  • Attend an interview 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15000 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    12382 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12382 USD for the full programme during 12 months.

BDS$25,000 for national students. 

Living costs for Bridgetown

1960 - 2590 BBD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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