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What are the best courses for nurses to follow in Sri Lanka: Amrak’s BSc (Hons) in Professional Practice (Nursing)?

Are you currently working as a nurse in the government or private sector? Or are you a student who has completed your Higher National Diploma in Nursing (NVQ 06) and looking for a BSc program that you want to complete within a very short time, unlike the regular BSc programs? Wondering how is it possible? Well, this blog provides answers to all of your questions.

Your BSc program has to be chosen wisely, as it lays the foundation for your nursing career. In most cases, a BSc student gets enrolled in a long-duration program where he or she will be spending the most precious time of their youth. But here at Amrak, we provide a BSc (Hons) Professional Practice Nursing Program for future nurses within just 12 months.

BSc (Hons) Professional Practice (Nursing)

The Professional Practice Course is flexible, practice-led, and responsive and aims to foster excellence. This course will develop knowledgeable, critical-thinking, proactive professional practitioners who are fit to meet the changing demands of modern healthcare provision in the global arena.

With a globally recognized nursing faculty based in Sri Lanka, we can guarantee that you will receive the best possible training to become a professional, knowledgeable, and critically-minded nurse. And the best part of doing this programme is students will graduate with a BSc. (Hons) Professional Practice (Nursing) degree on completion of the 12-month Program.

The good news is that the students who are enrolling in this programme will be able to do their practicals at one of Sri Lanka’s leading private hospitals, Durdans. Also, they get the chance to learn from well-experienced nurses, which will be an added advantage in their future nursing careers.

Admission for enrollment will be open in the month of January every year.
The duration of this course is 12 months.
The entry criteria to get enrolled in this BSc (Hons) Professional Practice (Nursing) are as follows

1) Successfully completed A/L’s
2) Working as a nurse
3) HND in Nursing (NVQ 06)

The programme structure is as follows:

– Essential academic skills for degree-level study
– Principles of Infection Prevention and Control
– Quality improvement in healthcare
– Profiling experiential learning
– Using research in evidence-based practice
– Negotiated Study
– Study part-time

Career opportunities available for Nursing students are as follows:

– Adult nurse
– Children’s nurse
– Health play specialist
– Health visitor
– High-intensity therapist
– Learning disability nurse
– Mental health nurse
– Midwife
– Paramedic
– Physician associate

The BSc (Hons) Professional Practice (Nursing) by Amrak Institute also provides a bonus course – A diploma in English for Nurses. The course covers the following content :

– English & General Communication Skills
– Medical Terminology
– Professional English

This top-up degree offers a foundation for prospective nursing students who can join an internationally-acclaimed BSc at Amrak Institute in partnership with BCU while studying in Sri Lanka. On successful completion of BSc in Professional Practice (Nursing), the accreditation will be awarded by Birmingham City University, UK. Furthermore, the nurses who wish to migrate to the UK will get a chance to work at the NHS, UK. Click BSc in Professional Practice (Nursing) to get more details.

Amrak Institute of Medical Sciences is an educational institute affiliated with Durdans Hospital, which is committed to educating students in the healthcare industry. If you are a student who has the above-mentioned eligibility or a nurse working in the government or private and is looking for the best courses after your HND in Nursing, visit our website at or contact us on 0777 974 479 to connect with us today!