ST. VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES COMMUNITY COLLEGE
SVGCC

BSc. Nursing Entry Requirements

  1. Applicants MUST be at least 17 years old at the time of admission.
  2. Applicants must have a minimum of five (5) subjects at CSEC/CXC level.
  3. Mandatory (compulsory) subjects are Mathematics, English Language, Biology or Human and Social Biology.
  4. Applicants MUST NOT have more than two (2) CXC/CSEC subjects with grade of three (3).
  5. GCE O'Level at grades A, B or C are accepted.
  6. CAPE subjects at grade level 1-4 are accepted.

 

Lists of Compulsory and Accepted Subjects

Please note that a subject passed at different levels or from a different examination board will be counted as ONE (1) subject for matriculation purposes. For example, French passes at CSEC and or GCE and or CAPE, would be regarded as ONE (1) subject.

 Compulsory Subjects

All applicants MUST have the following subjects:

  • Mathematics
  • English Language
  • Biology OR Human and Social Biology
Accepted Subjects

CXC/CSEC or CAPE

  • Agricultural Science (double/single)
  • Caribbean History
  • Chemistry
  • Economics
  • English Literature OR Literatures in English
  • Food & Nutrition
  • French OR Modern Languages
  • Geography
  • Home Economics Management
  • History
  • Information Technology (general/technical) OR Computer Science OR Computer Studies
  • Integrated Science
  • Physics
  • Principles of Accounts
  • Principles of Business OR Management of Business
  • Religious Education
  • Social Studies OR Caribbean Studies OR Sociology
  • Spanish OR Modern Languages

GCE

  • Accounts
  • Business Studies
  • Chemistry
  • English Literature
  • Food & Nutrition
  • French
  • Geography
  • History
  • Information Technology
  • Physics
  • Psychology
  • Religious Education/Bible Knowledge
  • Spanish

 

List of Unaccepted Subjects

The following subjects are not accepted for entry into Nursing and Midwifery programmes.

CXC/CSEC or CAPE

  • Visual and Performing Arts (Courses)
  • Office Procedures/Office Administration
  • Electrical Installation
  • Building Technology
  • Technical Drawing
  • Physical Education and Sports
  • Shorthand
  • Typing/Electronic Document Preparation and Management (EDPM)
  • Music
  • Home Economics (Cookery/Clothing & Textiles)
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