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Honours Bachelor Degree of Nursing (Collaborative with York University) (BSCN)
Honours Bachelor Degree of Nursing (Collaborative with York University) (BSCN)

Honours Bachelor Degree of Nursing (Collaborative with York University) (BSCN)

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  • Level:4-Year Bachelor's Degree
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent including six Grade 12 U or M courses with minimum grade of 70% and minimum average of 80%.


  • Mature applicant with a final grade of 70% and minimum four course average of 80% (must have completed any required math or science courses within the last five years).

Required courses - minimum final grade of 70% in each:

  • English: Grade 12 ENG 4(U)

  • Mathematics: any Grade 12(U) 

  • Biology: Grade 12 SBI 4(U)

  • Chemistry: Grade 12 SCH 4(U) or Physics: Grade 12 SPH 4(U)

Applicants who have previously attended postsecondary studies must disclose all previous transcripts and, in addition to the required courses, must achieve the following:

  • For Previous University Studies: At least four full courses or one year of full-time degree studies at a recognized university. GPA requirements will be determined annually.

  • For Previous College Studies: At least two full semesters or one year of full-time studies at a recognized college with a minimum GPA of 3.3 (B+/75% or equivalent).

Failure to disclose all previous postsecondary transcripts may result in immediate disqualification from consideration, or removal from the program.

For further information, please see the York University Transfer Students page.

All applicants must meet BScN Language Proficiency requirements (one of the following):

  • four full years of study in Canada in English or French at the secondary school level;

  • four full years at the secondary school level in English in a country where English is a primary language;

  • the equivalent of one full year of an accredited university degree program in English in a country where English is a primary language; 

  • two full years of study in an accredited college diploma program in English in a country where English is a primary language.

Eng lish Requirements

  • CAEL CE and CAEL online, Minimum 70 (Writing no less than 60)

  • Cambridge English Exams (B2 First/FCE, C1 Advanced/CAE or C2 Proficiency/CPE), Minimum 176 with no skill below 169

  • Duolingo, Minimum score 115 to 120

  • IELTS Academic, Minimum 6.5 with no skill below 6.0

  • PTE Academic, Minimum score 60

  • TOEFL iBT (including MyBest TOEFL and Home Edition), Minimum 84 with no skill below 21

  • TOEFL Revised Paper Delivered, No skill below 21

Course Information

In this four-year degree program, you will gain a solid foundation in human anatomy, physiology and complementary subjects in general education, as well as a minimum of 1,200 hours of clinical experience.

Your studies will include nursing theory, nursing practice, professional issues, human anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, psychology and General Education.

To improve your likelihood of success while studying in BSCN, we recommend limiting employment to less than eight hours per week.

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing Collaborative program with York University is approved by the College of Nurses of Ontario. Current graduates from these programs are eligible to apply for registration as a Registered Nurse in Ontario.

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Semester 1

  • HAP101, Anatomy and Physiology I

  • NUR101, Health and Healing: Wellness Across the Lifespan

  • NUR102, Professionhood and Knowledge of Nursing I

  • NUR110, Health and Healing: Introductory Nursing Skills

  • PSY113*, Introduction to Psychology I

  • plus: Liberal Studies Course

Semester 2

  • HAP201, Anatomy and Physiology II

  • NUR201, CCC: Gerontology and Maternal Infant Settings

  • NUR203, Health and Healing: Health Assessment

  • NUR220, CCC: Gerontology/Maternal Infant Settings Practicum

  • PSY114*, Introduction to Psychology II

  • plus: Liberal Studies Course

Semester 3

  • HDP301, Processes of Human Disease I

  • NUR301, CCC: Common Health Challenges

  • NUR304, Pharmacology/Math

  • NUR310, Complex Nursing Skills and Health Assessment II

  • NUR320, CCC: Common Health Challenges Practicum

Semester 4

  • HDP401, Processes of Human Disease II

  • NUR401, CCC: Complex Health Challenges

  • NUR402, Professionhood and Knowledge of Nursing II

  • NUR403, Nursing: Ethical Ways of Knowing and Caring

  • NUR420, CCC: Complex Health Challenges Practicum

  • Students must maintain a cumulative G.P.A of 2.5 (65%).

  • These courses require a minimum grade of C and will not fulfil a Liberal Studies requirement.

  • More Information: Information for years three and four of the collaborative program can be found at

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

When you graduate from this program, these are the types of employers waiting for you:

  • Hospitals

  • Community agencies

  • Medical clinics 

  • Industry and additional care agencies

You will also be qualified to join the following affiliations and associations:

  • Canadian Nurses Association

  • College of Nurses of Ontario

  • Registered Nurses Association of Ontario

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

Health Insurance $807.49CAD

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