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Nursing: Bachelor of Science Degree: Continuing from a College Transfer Partner Site

  • Winter

Study Options
  • Work
  • Location
    Victoria Campus (UVic); Castlegar Campus (Selkirk College); Yellowknife Campus (Aurora College)
  • Campuses


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    City of Victoria
  • Length
    Two Years (3rd & 4th Yrs)
  • Tuition Estimate
    $6428 per year
  • Book & Supplies Cost Estimates
    $2000 per year
  • Credential Granted
    Bachelor's Degree

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Application Deadline Advice

Application deadline is September 30 for January entry. Early application is recommended.

Application Fee: $76.25

1) Program Admission Requirements


Students continuing from post-secondary educational institutes in the College-University Transfer Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree must:

  • meet UVic admission requirements (including the Academic Writing Requirement requirement) when entering the School of Nursing
  • complete all courses in the program terms one through five, and the two consolidated practice experiences, with at least a 3.00 ("C+") grade point average on the University of Victoria (UVic) scale


  • submit a School of Nursing application form
  • have successfully completed a basic life support level-C course. A valid CPR level-C certificate must be maintained for the length of the program
  • be fit-tested before use of your personal respirator (this test must be also be performed each year of the program)
  • provide evidence of a personal respirator quantitative fit-test before attending any practice placement
  • complete an HSPNet consent form for practicum purposes

Admission Advice

1. It's recommended that you provide evidence of complete current immunizations on admission to the program. You must also keep your immunizations updated and provide documentation to practice agencies when required.

2. The School of Nursing does not accept applications from students attending post-secondary institutions outside the College-University Transfer.

3. For more program details visit the School of Nursing's website.


2) Institution Admission Requirements

Applicants also have to satisfy UVic's institution admission requirements as listed below.

English Language Requirements


One of the following (minimum scores):

  • 86% on the BC English 12 provincial exam within the last three years
  • 86% in English 12 in another Canadian province within the last three years
  • Level 6 on the Language Proficiency Index (LPI)
  • A score of 4 on the Advanced Placement Exam in English Language and Composition
  • A score of 4 on IB Higher Level English
  • 1.5 units of transferable university level English credits
  • A degree from an accredited English speaking university

If you do not meet one of these requirements, you must write the Language Proficiency Index to determine placement in an appropriate English course

Verify with the institution directly

General Admission Requirements (All Students)

For students directly entering an undergraduate program after high school, admission is based on four academic courses.

English Language Requirement - You must have proficiency in English at a level suitable for your desired program.

BC Secondary School (or equivalent)

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Canadian High School student


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Canadian High School student

BC Transfer Student

Out-of-Province Transfer Student

Mature Student

Mature Student admission is dealt with in the Special Access Category


International Student

View admission details for International Students.


Other Student (including Special Consideration)

Students who may not qualify under the regular categories of admission can learn more about UVIC's Other Applicant Categories.


Training in a program like this one can lead to different careers. Related occupations are presented to show potential career options, not definite outcomes.

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