Nursing is a science-based field of study. All programs at UCQ are offered in English only. The purpose of the Nursing Foundation program is to help you upgrade your English or science skills in order to succeed in the UCQ nursing program of your choice.
The Nursing Foundation program is split between two streams:
The Nursing Foundation (BNRT) program is designed for students who:
Students accepted into Nursing Foundation (BNRT) will move directly into the Bachelor of Nursing, Regular Track (BNRT) program upon successful completion of their nursing foundation courses.
Language for Math & Sciences
The Nursing Foundation (PDBN) program is designed for students who do not meet the English proficiency requirements for direct admission into the PDBN program.
Students accepted into Nursing Foundation (PDBN) will move directly into the Post-Diploma Bachelor of Nursing (PDBN) program upon successful completion of their foundation courses.
|Course||Minimum Grade Required||What happens if you receive a grade below the requirement?|
|EAPP 160/163 (Prep)||C||Must repeat both EAPP 160 and EAPP 163 (Prep)|
|EAPP 170/173 (Level 1||C||Must repeat both EAPP 170 and EAPP 173 (Level 1)|
|EAPP 180/183 (Level 2)||C||Must repeat both EAPP 180 and EAPP 183 (Level 2)|
|EAPP 190/193 (Level 3)||C||Must repeat both EAPP 190 and EAPP 193 (Level 3)|
|Biology||C||Must repeat the course taken|
|Chemistry||C||Must repeat the course taken|
|Math||C||Must repeat the course taken|
Students should complete the Nursing Foundation Program within four semesters. Failure to successfully complete the program in four semesters may result in being required to withdraw from the Nursing Foundation Program.
|A||4.00||Excellent – superior performance, showing comprehensive understanding of subject matter|
|B||3.00||Good – clearly above average performance with knowledge of subject matter generally complete|
|C||2.00||Minimum letter grade requirement for pass – basic understanding of the subject matter|
|C-||1.70||Insufficient grade - course must be repeated|
|D||1.00||Marginal performance – course must be repeated|
|F||0.00||Fail – course must be repeated|
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