University Of Western Cape Postgraduate Programmes In Nursing

University Of Western Cape Postgraduate Programmes In Nursing

MNur Stuctured:

The School of Nursing offers three structured masters courses:

  • M Nursing (Midwifery and Neonatology)
  • M Nursing (Advanced Psychiatry)
  • M Nursing (Nursing Education)

The course work average and mini-thesis each accounts for 50% towards the completion of the degree. Each specialisation has its own prescibed admnission requirements and recommendations for prospective students. These are set out under each course.

Admission Requirements

  • 4 year BNur
  • One year relevant clinical experience or in an area of specialisation
  • Proof of registration with the South African Nursing Council as a Nurse or Midwife

Registration and orientation

The University registration period opens early January and students are to ensure that they consult the General calendar for schedule and registration rules.

In addition to the orientation provided by the University, the school will present its own orientation for Nursing postgraduate students. Students will be notified via email with regards to the programme or may check the website for details.


The course cannot be done via correspondence and attendance of lectures is required. As full and part time share the same lecture periods, one Tuesday every two weeks have been set aside for PG class attendance


The course fees for each year of enrolment is determined by the combined cost of the total number of modules registered per enrolment. Detailed information regarding programme costs and payment rules and options can be found in the University fees booklet available for download from the UWC website.

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