Academic Calendar - 2020

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2020

Western Main Campus

Faculty of Health Sciences - Nursing - Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing

Admission Requirements

To be eligible to apply to the Compressed Time Frame Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN) program, applicants must have completed at least ten (10.0) university-level full-course equivalents with a minimum 75% (3.0 GPA) average in the last two years or in the last ten courses of their university education, with a minimum grade of 60% in each of physiology, anatomy and statistics (see below).

The minimum 10.0 courses presented for consideration must include the following:

  1. 1.0 course in human physiology, or equivalent.
  2. 0.5 course in anatomy.
  3. 0.5 course in introductory statistics.
  4. No more than 5.0 courses at the introductory level (equivalent to courses numbered 1000 to 1999 at Western).

Enrolment in this program is limited and possession of the minimum requirements should not be viewed as a guarantee of admission. Students with university preparation outside of Canada must submit documentation from the World Education Services (WES) .

Submission of Application for Admission

All applicants must apply through the Ontario Universities Application Centre. The application deadline is March 1. It is recommended that application be made early. The enrolment in this program is limited.

Admission Appeals Procedure

Applicants wishing to appeal an admission decision must do so following the procedure outlined in Admission Appeals Procedure specified for the Western-Fanshawe Collaborative BScN Program.

Module/Program Information


Program Requirements

Students must successfully complete all courses in each term of the program before proceeding to the next term. Normally, the program is completed within 19 months calculated from the initial date of registration within the Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing. Throughout the program, students will be expected to meet the progression requirements and maintain clinical skills in all courses at a satisfactory level.