How to study diploma in nursing in abroad?


Diploma in nursing or Nursing diploma is an entry level education program in the field of nursing. Nursing is mainly a profession which is based on health care of families, individuals and communities. Many students are migrating to foreign countries like UK, USA, Australia, Singapore, etc. in order to pursue this course. Many colleges abroad are offering diploma in nursing. The interested students need to clear English proficiency tests like TOFEL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) and IELTS (International English Language Testing) examination in order to get admitted in any of the top universities abroad. The other requirements may differ with the universities.

Universities offering Diploma in Nursing Abroad

The list of universities in abroad offering diploma in nursing are:

  • Ealing Hammersmith and West London College, UK
  • York College, UK
  • Bromley College for Further and Higher Education, UK
  • State University of Newyork at Binghamton, USA
  • University of Alabama in Huntsville, USA
  • Wichita State University, USA
  • University of New England (UNE), Australia
  • University of Melbourne, Australia
  • University of Technology, Sydney, Australia
  • SEGi University College, Malaysia
  • UGSI University, Malaysia
  • Sunway University, Malaysia
  • Nanyang Polytechnic, Singapore
  • Parkway College of Nursing and Allies health, Singapore
  • University College Cork, Ireland
  • National University of Ireland
  • University College, Dublin, Ireland

Application Procedures

Students who are interested to study abroad must sent a request to the concerned university one year before the admission process. The request letter should contain all relevant details about the candidate and the course. Application forms can be requested through sending a mail to the university. Most of the universities allow online submission of application forms; if not the alternative option is to post the application form through airmail.

Eligibility Criteria

The basic eligibility criterion is that the candidates should pass their higher secondary level of schooling from a recognized board of examination with biology as one of the subjects.

General Criteria

The general criteria for doing diploma in nursing abroad is that, the candidates should possess an overall IELTS score of 7.0 with a minimum of 7.0 in listening and reading, and 7.0 in writing and speaking. For TOFEL exam the score should be more than 570 if the exam is paper based. The minimum cutoff required maybe different for different universities.

Application Requirements to study diploma in nursing abroad

The candidates should submit their previous study records to the university. The requirements and admission procedure will be different for different universities. All the required details will be provided in the official website of the university to which a candidate intends to apply.



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3 Responses to “How to study diploma in nursing in abroad?”

  1. 3
    Awindago sheila:

    Pls i want to study abroad next year. Pls help me

  2. 2

    I would wish to join the college in march 2012. How should i apply as early as know. Am stressed i don know how to do this, please help.

  3. 1
    kalpesh patidar:

    can i get job in kuwait after finishing Bsc Nursing ?
    answer please.
    and what are the exams and steps which i have to paas to take job in kuwait?