Qatar University announces the launch of its latest college, the College of Nursing, which starts from Fall 2022.
06 June 2022, 12:00 AM
30 June 2022, 12:00 AM
Qatar University has launched the College of Nursing, which starting from Fall 2022. The college will offer a four-year program leading to a bachelor of nursing.
The College aspires to be a model for education, research, and service excellence and to deliver innovative academic nursing programs that meet international standards and national healthcare needs. The college aims to prepare world-class nursing graduates who are committed to delivering optimal healthcare that is aligned with national health strategy, research and evidence-based practice.
Prof. Asma Al-Thani, Vice President of the University for Health and Medical Sciences, stressed the importance of this milestone, she said, "The College of Nursing is the fifth college within QU Health, along with the Colleges of Health Sciences and Pharmacy, Medicine and Dentistry. We are committed to providing health care in line with the national health strategy in the State of Qatar, including providing qualified nurses.”
The college will presently offer a ‘Bachelor's Degree in Nursing - Regular Track Program.’ The study at the college will extend for four years, starting with a preparatory year (a common year) with colleges in the health and medical sciences sector, followed by three years in the nursing program interspersed with clinical practical training, in cooperation with Hamad Medical Corporation and other health care institutions such as the Primary Health Care Corporation and Sidra Medicine Center.
The college will accept 60 to 80 students in its first year, as the logistics plan has been completed, and the college will open and include the first batch in the fall semester 2022, as the sector seeks to attract the largest percentage of Qatari students in line with the state’s vision to build national capacities.
The college admission criteria include meeting a minimum CGPA of 70% and passing the university's minimum standardized test requirements for both English and Mathematics.