2020. September 23., Wednesday

University of Szeged
Faculty of Medicine
Foreign Students' Secretariat

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Nurse Bachelor Program (BSCN)

8 semesters, degree awarded: Bachelor of Science in Nursing

The Faculty of Health Sciences and Social Studies admits close to 20 per year to the English-Language Program.

Nurse program provides theoretical and practical knowledge of nursing science. The program is to encompass all aspects of care, additionally provides courses on subjects like psychological care, nursing research, nursing management and counselling.

The aim of the program is to train specialists:

▪ who have wide range of competencies in clinical practice and complex decision-making ability

▪ who have the expertise in life sciences, health sciences, nursing- and nutrition science, physiotherapy-, medicine- and social sciences, furthermore they have clinical-, diagnostic- and therapeutic competencies.

During the study period students acquire the theoretical knowledge in lectures and demonstrational classroom practices. At the end of the second year they start their clinical practices. Field practices play a significant role in deepening the acquired professional skills. The last two semesters consist of mainly field practices in clinics.

The Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing (BScN) acquired in our institution is equivalent to degrees earned in other EU countries.

Entry Requirements

1. Applicants are required to be over the age of 18 in the year of application.

2. Applications are accepted from graduates of accredited high schools or colleges/universities. According to the decision of the Admission Committee of the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Szeged, students who have failed any subject in the final year of their high school studies are not entitled to apply to our programs.

3.Applicants are required to sit for an entrance examination. If you are applying to the Nurse Program only, the entrance examination will cover just the assessment of your English language proficiency.

In case of parallel application to the General Medicine, Dental Medicine or Pharmacy Programs, you need to participate in the regular entrance examination.

Entrance examinations are held in Hungary and abroad. The applicants are allowed to participate in a maximum of two examinations during one application period, if the chance is offered by the University of Szeged.

Holders of the following degrees can be exempted from sitting for the entrance examination:

GCE A levels

Students are required to achieve grade A in three natural science subjects (Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics) and English language.

GCE AS level grades are not considered to meet university requirements.

 Predicted A2 level grades are considered for conditional acceptance.

IB Diploma

Students are required to achieve a grade 4 in two natural science subjects (Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics) and English language.

In your final year, predicted grades of the second semester are considered for conditional acceptance.


BSc Degree

First Class Honours Bachelor of Science Degree in Natural, Biomedical, Life Sciences, Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Physiotherapy, Nurse and Nursing if studies were pursued in English language.