University of Pretoria School of Nursing Science Courses



University of Pretoria School of Nursing Science Courses, The Department of Nursing Science at the University of Pretoria, as a pioneer in the nursing profession, offered the first degree programme in Nursing in South Africa and was founded in 1956.



Since its inception, the Department has played a leading role in nursing education in South Africa. The qualification in Nursing Science strives for excellence in its teaching and research programmes, and its focus is on the promotion of the intellectual, cultural and personal development of all its students.

Prospective students are encouraged to view the available academic programmes or contact us for more information.

Academic Programmes

The Department of Nursing Science offers undergraduate and postgraduate degrees



Undergraduate Degree

  • Bachelor of Nursing Science (B Nurs) 

Postgraduate Degrees

  • Bachelor of Nursing Science (Education and Administration) [B Cur (I et A)]

Master of Nursing Science (M Cur)

  • Doctor Philosophiae (PhD)

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