Bachelor in Nursing
The Bachelor in Nursing (BN) Program is a full-time, undergraduate course of study providing professional qualification after two years (four semesters) of study, leading to the completion of the academic degree of “Bachelor in Nursing.” Eligible nurses who meet admission criteria and successfully complete this program will have conferred upon them a Bachelor in Nursing academic degree.
This undergraduate program for practising nurses builds on nursing education and skills that nurses have obtained through prior education and work experiences in nursing and healthcare fields. A more in-depth focus on nursing assessment of patients and communities; health promotion and disease prevention; patient, family, and community education; the use of evidence-based research to guide nursing practice, policies, and projects; and collaboration on group projects will be used to obtain the BN program learning outcomes.
Campus: Astana, Kazakhstan, NUSOM building
Delivery mode: Full-time, on-campus
Duration: 2 years
Total ECTS credit: 240
NUSOM has crafted a curriculum that focuses on the nursing assessment of patients and communities, health promotion and disease prevention, and patient, family, and community education.
While other programs focus on theoretical coursework rather than practical competencies, our Bachelor in Nursing program incorporates our students’ professional nursing experience to create laboratory simulations designed to enhance patient care.
NUSOM utilizes evidence-based research to guide nursing practices, and in collaborative group projects, students demonstrate their mastery of the program learning outcomes.
To gain admission to this program, applicants must be nurses who meet NUSOM’s extensive application requirements.
Upon completion of this program, nurses are qualified to enter a variety of careers:
How to apply
STEP 1. Create your personal account
Register on www.admissions.nu.edu.kz portal to create a Personal Account. Read the instructions about the application procedure given in your Personal account.
STEP 2. Complete your Application Form and attach the required documents
Fill out the application form and attach the required documents:
STEP 3. Pay an application fee
The application fee is paid online via your personal account with a bank card.
The amount to pay is 5 000 tenge. All application fees are non-refundable.
Step 4. Finish the registration process
Finish the registration process by pressing the “Submit application” button. After submission applicants can’t change their applications.
Step 5. Upload IELTS/TOEFL certificates
Upload IELTS/TOEFL certificates in your personal account in the section "Upload IELTS/TOEFL" and fill up the required information about the certificate.
Check your e-mail for notifications from the NU Admissions Department and your personal account to learn about your application status.
If you experience any difficulties with the registration or online application, please contact email@example.com. Refer to your IIN and/or Applicant ID while sending us your requests.
List of documents to be submitted by the applicants
List of documents for online application for Admission to Bachelor of Nursing program of the School of Medicine of the autonomous organization of education Nazarbayev University
1. Complete application form for BN program.
2. Scan copy of Passport/national ID.
3. Scan notarized copy of nursing diploma or equivalent with transcripts or equivalent verified digital copies of transcripts.
4. Scan notarized copy of post diploma training or equivalent.
5. Scan notarized copy of certificate of employment or other equivalent document.
6. Valid certificate of specialist in nursing (electronic).
7. Two (2) letters of recommendation in English language (electronic).
8. Personal statement (400-800 words) in English language (electronic).
Important dates for those who are applying for the 2023-2024 academic year:
Selection process and enrollment
Description of the status assigned to the applicant at every competition stage.
Status is placed in the order of assignment to the applicant in the Personal account.
Does not meet the entry requirements. The applicant does not meet the minimum requirements of the program and is put down after checking the application forms and documents by the University's Admission Department.
Withdrawn. The status is assigned to applicants who refused to participate in the competition for the undergraduate program before the decision of the Admissions Committee is released
Recommended for admission. The applicant is recommended for admission by the Admissions Committee and an admission offer will be sent.
Waiting list. The applicant is on the waiting list. They meet the minimum requirements of the program, but due to lower scores, they are at the bottom of the ranking. Such applicants should expect a notification from the University, as there is a chance that offers may be sent if one of the previously recommended applicants refuses to enroll.
Rejected by Admissions Committee. The Admissions Committee rejected the applicant after reviewing his/her documents, without placing him/her on the waiting list or after the closing of the competition.
Refused admission offer. The applicant was recommended for admission but refused to study at NU.
Refused in favor of CPS. This status is available to the applicants who applied both to NUFYP and undergraduate programs. The applicant rejected to study in the undergraduate program in favor of the NUFYP. This status is given after the written refusal of the applicant to study at the Undergraduate program or if the applicant was on the waiting list and before receiving the letter of invitation to the Undergraduate program, confirmed his admission to the NUFYP program. In this latter case, the offer letter is not sent.
Guarantee fee paid. The applicant was recommended for enrollment and paid the mandatory guarantee fee.
Accepted admission offer. The status is assigned to applicants who have received letters of invitation to study, agreed to and fulfilled the conditions of the University - paid the guarantee fee, and submitted the original documents for enrollment
Did not come to Orientation week/Refused. This status is given to applicants who have agreed to study, submitted the original documents, but did not participate in the Orientation Week of the School. Applicants from the waiting list can be invited to the established vacant seats, if available.
Enrolled. The applicant is enrolled, and the status is assigned after the decision of the Provost on enrollment, which designates that the applicant officially becomes a student of the University.
Enrolled conditionally. The applicant is enrolled with a condition to submitting the original the attestat before the specified deadline.
Did not submit the documents/refused. The applicant did not provide the originals of the documents within the specified period. This means that the applicant refuses to study at the University.