School of Nursing

Nursing

Degree and Title:
Bachelor’s degree in Nursing (BSN)

Study Hours/Academic Levels:
143 +12 credit hours for internship/4 academic levels+1 year of internship

Meet the Dean

Professor Cheherezade Ghazi

Prof. Cheherezade Ghazi is the Dean of the School of Nursing, BUC, and a Professor of Community Health.

She was formerly the founding Dean of the Faculty of Nursing, British University of Egypt.

She is a member of the Research Ethical Committee (IRB) at the Children’s Hospital 57357 and a member of the Nursing Sector of the Higher Council of Universities.

She was the Director of the Faculty of Nursing, Cairo University, and Vice Dean for students’ affairs and graduate studies.

She served as a consultant and technical advisor for WHO, UNICEF, and USAID in both Egypt and countries of the Eastern Mediterranean Region. She was WHO coordinator for Health projects in the North of Iraq for the UN Oil for Food program from 1999 to 2003.

She also worked as a WHO Nurse educator in Djibouti from 1992 to 1997.

She was elected as an ICN board member representative of the Middle East for four years. She supervised around 80 master theses and 20 Doctoral theses.

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Meet the Vice Dean

Professor Ghada Riad El Guindy

Vice Dean of Educational and Student Affairs

Dr. Ghada is an Assistant Professor of Medical-surgical Nursing- Cairo University, and acting as the Vice-dean at the School of Nursing, BUC.

She is a former Program Director of the Faculty of Nursing, British University in Egypt, and a former Director of Research and Training Center at the Faculty of Nursing, Cairo University from 2006 until 2009.

She is an Acting Director of Mubarak Kohl Nursing Institute, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, and Director of Nursing Development and Learning Center, Cairo University.

She helped in the establishment of new nursing colleges: School of Nursing BUC, British Nursing College BUE, and Mubarak kohl Nursing Institute Cairo University, and has vast teaching experiences for undergraduate and postgraduate studies (BSN, MSN, and Ph.D.).

She contributed in planning, designing, implementing, and evaluating the nursing curriculum for different levels, as well as training programs for Egyptian Nursing Students in Germany, and implementing and evaluating Queen Marguerite Nursing Programs in the UK and African nursing leaders.

She is a part of the supervision panel of Doctoral and Master theses in Cairo, Ain Shams, Benha University, and Military Medical Academy.

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About

The school of nursing is geared towards the development of a professional nurse capable of working in a wide variety of set ups at the different levels of health promotion, prevention, and rehabilitation. The nurse is prepared to improve the quality of life of vulnerable communities and maintain the development of healthy people implementing the UN sustainable development goals to participate effectively towards the development of healthy communities. The program thrives to prepare nurses with a sound evidence-based knowledge, professional and ethically based technical skills, therapeutic communication and a sensible psychosocial individual capable of critical thinking and able to deal with emergency situations based on ethically and professional concepts.

Dean’s Word

Future nurses, citizens of the world, you have decided to select a profession that is full of opportunities, challenges, and strengths and will place you at the forefront of the health care team.

Your role in health promotion, prevention of illness, patient advocacy, and improvement of health care is limitless. Nursing is not easy and demands that you have the courage and the will to develop academically and persevere in helping others to achieve their optimum health through a humanitarian, ethical, and safe provision of care.

Best wishes for a bright and rewarding future.

Professor Cheherezade Ghazi

Dean of Nursing

Strategy

The school of Nursing, at BUC, is a distinguished pioneer in the field of nursing education, scientific research, and community service, locally, regionally and internationally

The BUC school of Nursing is committed to preparing outstanding scientists and professional graduates able to use modern techniques and methods based on scientific research in accordance with the national reference academic standards.  The graduates will provide quality nursing care based on evidence and community services within the framework of ethical standards and societal values.

The school seeks to provide students with mental, scientific leadership skills in addition to exchanging experiences at the local, regional, and international levels.

  1. Develop institutional performance of the school to create an environment conducive to the use of a variable, creative and innovative strategy
  2. Improve the competitive ability among students and graduates locally, nationally, regionally and internationally.
  3. Build a system for scientific research to respond to the community needs and the implementation of the UN sustainable developmental goals
  4. Develop the planning of programs for community participation and implementation of the UN sustainable development goals.
  5. Encourage cooperation and participative activities between the school and local, national, regional and international institutions in research, education, social involvement and community outreach.

School of Nursing Council

Dr. Cheherezade Ghazi
Dean
Dr. Ghada El Guindy
Vice-Dean
Dr. Nagla Fathy
Head of Child & Adolescent Health
Dr. Fatma Abo El Kheer
Head of Maternity and Newborn Health Director of Quality unit
Dr. Lilian Naroz
Head of Fundamentals of Nursing
Dr. Somaya Ahmed Bayoumy
Head of Nursing Administration
Dr. Entesar Mohamed
Head of Psychiatric & Mental Health
Dr. Hoda Saied
Community Health Nursing
Dr. Hanaa Farahat
Adult Health Nursing
Professor: Ehab Said
Dean of faculty of Dentistry
Professor: Ehab Lotfy
Professor Helwan University- Faculty of Medicine

Facilities

School premises:

An IT lab with 25 PCs, 8 printers, 1 photocopier and 2 scanners.

The classrooms are well equipped with comfort seats, a whiteboard, a data show device, a display screen, a microphone, headphones, Wi-Fi, and central air conditioning.

The central library, based on Campus, includes a large number of innovative nursing books and publications set out in a relaxing environment, conducive to studying. There are comfortable seating areas, group study areas, a silent study area and private study rooms.

There are central halls and stands at the university that can be used when necessary, and they are all equipped for cultural, artistic and sports activities

The university offers a learning management system (LMS) for enhancing learning needs in all areas, assignment, examinations and student registration attendance.

The university offers health care facilities through well-equipped health care clinics (general clinics, dental care clinics and physiotherapy clinic. There is a diverse food court offering cold and hot snacks as a small area offering a variety of groceries and cold snacks. In addition, there is a copy center, a bank and a flower shop

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Laboratories & workshops

Nursing school skills lab

The School has practical skills laboratories; to enhance the experience and the education of its students. Skill labs train and educate the students on a variety of nursing skills in order to prepare them for the competitive work market.

Fundamentals of Nursing.

The primary goal of the Skill Lab is to enhance the first-semester nursing students’ didactic learning of nursing intervention concepts. This is to offer them the opportunity of practicing on adult-sized mannequins that mimic patients and their vital signs.

 

Adult care nursing.

The skills lab has been created in order to give the student a feel of what to expect and how to handle different medical situations in a hospital environment. The skills lab’s exercises include: cardiac catheterization, medicine calculation, basic life support training, injections technique, responding to the acutely unwell patient, and inserting nasal gastric tubes to feed patients.

Pediatric nursing.

The pediatric Skill Lab is fully equipped to allow students to enhance their pediatric nursing clinical skills. Students care for pediatric clients of various ages and clinical settings.

 

 

Maternal and newborn nursing.

Maternal child nursing training gives students the opportunity to care for families throughout pregnancy, labor, delivery, and care provision for the newborn.

 

Community health nursing.

The community lab is equipped and well-furnished and offers a healthy environment for learning. The lab consists of all equipment needed for providing basic care, in terms of primary health care: community bags, Maternity kits, etc. 

Academic Program

Degree Title:

Bachelor of Nursing Science (BSN): General Nursing

Program Hours:

The total credits (145 Hours)

Study plan:

The study plan is divided into the following:

1. Mandatory University requirements: all university students are to cover (2 credit hours).

2. Elective University requirements: all University students are obliged to cover, (3 credit hours).

3. Mandatory Faculty requirements: students are required to cover (136 credit hours).

4. Elective faculty requirements: students must select from among a list of elective courses 4 credit hours.

Program effective until 2025-2026

CodeCourse TitleHour/WeekTotal CreditRequisite
TheoryLabHosp
MED 1101Anatomy  I2__2 
Med1102Physiology  I2__2 
MED 1103Microbiology2__2 
SUP 1104English Language  I2__2 
NUR 1105Professional Ethics1__1 
NUR 1106Fundamentals of nursing 1 Theory3__3Co-requisite NUR 1107
NUR 1107Fundamental of nursing 1Practice495Co –requisite NUR 1106
SUP 1108Sociology1__1 
Total 134918 
CodeCourse TitleHour/WeekTotal CreditRequisite
TheoryLabHosp
MED 1209Anatomy  II1__1 
Med1210Physiology  II2__2 
MED 1211Biochemistry and Nutrition2__2 
SUP 1212Fundamentals of nursing 2 Theory3__3Co-requisite NUR 1213
NUR 1213Fundamentals of nursing 2 Practice_2125Co-requisite NUR 1212
SUP 1214Communication and Group Dynamics2__2 
SUP 1215English Language II22_3Pre :Sup 1104
Total 1241218 
Code Course Title Hour/Week Total Credit Requisite
Theory Lab Hosp
NUR 2317 Adult health Nursing 1 theory 3 _ _ 3 Pre : NUR 1107,NUR 1106
NUR 2318 Adult health Nursing 1 Practice _ 2 12 5 Pre : NUR 1107,NUR 1106
MED 2319 General Medicine /gerontology 2 _ _ 2  
MED 2320 Introduction to Pharmacology 2 _ _ 2  
NUR 2321 Health Promotion and Educational Technology 1 2 _ 2  
SUP 2322 English Language III 2   _ 2 Pre : SUP 1104,SUP 1215
MED 2323 Therapeutic Nutrition 1 _ _ 1 Pre :MED 1211
Total   11 4 12 17  
Code Course Title Hour/Week Total Credit Requisite
Theory Lab Hosp
MED 2424 General Surgery / specialties 2 _ _ 2  
NUR 2425 Adult health Nursing 2 theory 3 _ _ 3 Pre : NUR 1212,NUR 1213
NUR 2426 Adult health Nursing 2 Practice _ 2 12 5 Pre : NUR 1212,NUR 1213
NUR 2427 Epidemiology 2 _ _ 2  
MED 2428 Applied Pharmacology 2 2 _ 3 Pre :MED 2320
SUP 2429 English Language 2 2 _ 3 Pre :SUP 1215
Total   11 4 12 17  
Code Course Title Hour/Week Total Credit Requisite
Theory Lab Hosp
NUR 3531 Maternal and newborn health nursing theory 3 _ _ 3  
NUR 3532 Maternal and newborn Health Nursing practice _ 2 9 4 Co-requisite NUR 3532,MED 3533,
MED 3533 Maternal and newborn medicine 2 _ _ 2 Co-requisite NUR 3531,MED 3533
NUR 3534 Role of NGOs 1 2 _ 2  
NUR 3535 Emergency Preparedness, mitigation and response 2 _ _ 2  
SUP 3536 Mathematics /Biostatistics 2 _ _ 2  
SUP 3537 English writing 2 _ _ 2 PRE requisite SUP 2429
Total   12 4 9 17  
CodeCourse TitleHour/WeekTotal CreditRequisite
TheoryLabHosp
NUR 3638Child and adolescent health Nursing practice3__3 
NUR 3639Child and adolescent health Nursing Theory_2125Co-requisite NUR 3638,sup 3641
MED 3643Pediatric Medicine and Neonatology2__2Co-requisite NUR 3638,SUP3641,
SUP 3641Life span, growth and psychosocial development2__2 
SUP  3642Evidence Based Practice and Research Critique22_3 
SUP 3643English writing2__2Pre :SUP 3537
TOTAL 1141217 
CodeCourse TitleHour/WeekTotal CreditRequisite
TheoryLabHosp
NUR4745Family and Community Health Nursing Theory3__3 
NUR4746Family and Community Health Nursing Practice__93 
NUR4747Psycho-social aspects of Health Care 2__2 
NUR4748Mental Health Nursing Theory2__2 
NUR4749Mental Health Nursing Practice__93 
MED4750Psychiatric Medicine2__2 
SUP4751English Writing2__2Pre :Sup3643
Total 11_1817 
CodeCourse TitleHour/WeekTotal CreditRequisite
TheoryLabHosp
NUR 4852Nursing administration, Leadership and Management Theory3__3 
NUR 4853Nursing administration, Leadership and Management Practice__93 
NUR 4854Health Legislation and Economics2__2 
NUR 4855Nursing future Directions2__2 
NUR 4856Graduation Project3__3 
Elective two Choice of (2) for a total of 4 credits
ELC 4857Infection Control

 

 

4

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4

 
ELC 4858Quality Assurance and Accreditation of Nursing Services_ 
ELC 4859Patient Safety_ 
ELC 4860Nursing informatics_ 
Total 14_917 

New BSN Program starting Year 2022-2023

Code Course Title Hour/week Total Credit Requisite
Theory Lab Hosp
NUR 1101 Fundamentals of Nursing 1(Theory ( 2 2 Co-requisite NUR 1102
NUR 1102 Fundamental of Nursing 1(Practice ( 4 9 5 Co-requisite NUR 1101
NUR 1103 Infection Control 1 1  
NUR 1104 Professional Ethics 1 1  
MED 1105 Anatomy I 2 2  
MED 1106 Physiology I 2 2  
MED 1107 Microbiology 2 2  
SUP 1108 English Language I 2 2  
SUP 1109 Sociology 1 1  
Total   13 4 9 18  
CodeCourse TitleHour/weekTotal CreditRequisite
TheoryLabHosp
NUR 1210Fundamentals of Nursing 2 (Theory)33

Pre: NUR 1101

Co-requisite NUR 1211

NUR 1211Fundamentals of Nursing 2 (Practice)2125

Pre: NUR 1102

Co-requisite NUR 1210

MED 1212Anatomy   II11 
MED 1213Physiology II22 
MED 1214Biochemistry and Nutrition22 
SUP 1215Communication and Group Dynamics22 
SUP 1216English Language II223Pre:  Sup 1108
Total 1241218 
Code   Course Title Hour/ week Total Credit Requisite
Theory Lab Hosp
NUR 2317  Adult health Nursing 1 (Theory) 3 3 Pre: NUR 1101, NUR 1210
NUR 2318  Adult Health Nursing 1 (Practice) 2 12 5 Pre: NUR 1102, NUR 1211
NUR 2319 Health Promotion and Educational Technology 1 2 2  
MED 2320 General Medicine/gerontology 2 2  
MED 2321 Introduction to Pharmacology 2 2  
MED 2322 Therapeutic Nutrition 1 1  
SUP 2323 English Language III 2   2 Pre: Sup 1108, Sup 1216
Total   11 4 12 17  
CodeCourse TitleHour/ weekTotal CreditRequisite
TheoryLabHosp
NUR 2424Adult Health Nursing 2 (theory)33Pre: NUR 2317, NUR2319
NUR 2425Adult Health Nursing 2 (Practice)2125Pre: NUR 2318
NUR 2426Patient’s Safety1  1 
MED 2427General Surgery/specialties22 
MED 2428Applied Pharmacology22Pre: MED 2321
SUP 2429Mathematics /Biostatistics22 
SUP 2430English Language IV23Pre: SUP 2323
Total 1221217 
CodeCourse TitleHour/ weekTotal CreditRequisite
TheoryLabHosp
NUR 3531Maternal and Newborn health Nursing (theory)33Pre: NUR 2424
NUR 3532Maternal and Newborn Health Nursing (Practice)294

Pre: NUR 2425

Co-requisite

NUR 3531, MED 3536,

NUR 3533Role of NGOs122 
NUR 3534Emergency preparedness, mitigation, and response22 
MED 3535Epidemiology22 
MED 3536Maternal and newborn Medicine22Co-requisite NUR 3531, NUR3532
SUP 3537English Writing V22Prerequisite SUP2430
Total 124917 
Code Course Title Hour/ week Total Credit Requisite
Theory Lab Hosp
NUR 3638 Child and Adolescent health Nursing (Theory) 3 3 Pre: NUR 2424
NUR 3639 Child and Adolescent health Nursing (practice) 2 12 5 Pre: NUR 2425 Co-requisite NUR 3638, MED 3640, SUP 3641
NUR 3640 Evidence Based Practice and Research Critique 2 2 3  
MED 3641 Pediatric Medicine and Neonatology 2 2 Co-requisite NUR 3638,
SUP 3642 Life span, growth, and psychosocial development 2 2  
SUP 3643 Advanced English Writing VI 2 2 Pre: Sup 3537
Total   11 4 12 17  
CodeCourse TitleHour/ weekTotal CreditRequisite
TheoryLabHosp
NUR 4744Family and Community Health Nursing (theory)33Pre: NUR 3531, NUR 3638
NUR 4745Family and Community Health Nursing (practice)93

Pre: NUR 3532, NUR 3639

Co-requisite NUR 4744

NUR 4746Nursing administration (Theory)33 
NUR 4747Nursing administration (Practice)62Co-requisite NUR 4746
NUR 4748Health Legislation and Economics22 
NUR 4749Graduation project33 
SUP 4750Project & report Writing VII22Pre: Sup3643
Total 131518 
CodeCourse TitleHour/ weekTotal CreditRequisite
TheoryLabHosp
NUR 4851Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing (Theory)33  Pre NUR 3531, NUR3638
NUR 4852Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing (Practice)93

Pre NUR 3532, NUR 3639

Co-requisite: MED 4855, NUR4851

NUR 4853Psycho-social Aspects of Health Care22 
NUR 4854Nursing Future Directions22 
MED 4855Psychiatric Medicine2  2 
NUR 4856Nursing informatics2  2 
Elective two Choice of (2) for a total of 4 credits
ELC 4857Occupational Health4 4 
ELC 4858Quality Assurance and Accreditation of Nursing Services 
ELC 4859Nursing Care of Patient with Special Needs 
ELC 4860Food Safety 
Total 15918 

Scientific Departments

NameFaculty Members 
Dr. Lilian Eskandar NayrouzAssistant ProfessorChairman
Dr. Cheherezade M.K. GhaziDeanCouncil
Dr. Ghada Riad El GuindyAssistant Professor Vice Dean
Dr. Samah Zidan MehanaLecturer
Asmaa Mohamed Ragab Abdel HamidInstructorStaff Members
Amany Kamel Mohamed AliInstructor
Islam Mahrous HamdyInstructor
Heba Essam Aly El SayedInstructor
Eman Ashraf FathiInstructor
Name Faculty Members
Dr. Ghada Riad El Guindy Assistant Professor Vice Dean supervisor
Dr. Cheherezade M.K. Ghazi Dean Council
Dr. Hanaa Farahat Lecturer
Maha Gomaa Mohamed Instructor Staff Members
Dr. Lamia Nabil Ismail Assistant Professor
Asmaa Hani Assistant Lecturer
Alaa Mohamed Instructor
Sarah Nassef El sayed Instructor
Samar Mahmoud Instructor
Fatma Zidan Instructor
Reham Aly Instructor
Reham Khalil Instructor
NameFaculty Members 
Dr. Fatma  Abu El KheirAssistant ProfessorChairman
Dr. Cheherezade M.K. GhaziDeanCouncil
Dr. Ghada Riad El GuindyAssistant Professor Vice Dean
Dr. Amany Arafat GoudaAssistant Professor
Dr. Hemat MostafaLecturer
Dr. Naglaa Shaaban AtteyaLecturerStaff Members
Asmaa Mohamed Abdel TawabAssistant Lecturer
Eman Ali Hassan IbrahimClinical Instructor
Eman Salem Mahmoud El SayedClinical Instructor
NameFaculty Members 
Dr. Naglaa Fathi MahmoudAssistant ProfessorChairman
Dr. Cheherezade M.K. GhaziDeanCouncil
Dr. Ghada Riad El GuindyAssistant Professor Vice Dean
Dr. Saieda Fayez MoussaLecturer
Maha Mohamed EbrahimAssistant LecturerStaff Members
Nihal ShehtaAssistant Lecturer
Esraa Abdel MaksoudInstructor
Ganat AlaaInstructor
NameFaculty Members 
Dr. Entessar Mohamed Mahmoud Abu SalemAssistant ProfessorChairman
Dr. Cheherezade M.K. GhaziDeanCouncil
Dr. Ghada Riad El GuindyAssistant Professor Vice Dean
Dr. Zinab Yehia Abdel NabyLecturer
Noha Hassan Abdel HamidAssistant LecturerStaff Members
Mona Alaa Alaa El Din MostafaInstructor
NameFaculty Members 
Dr. Cheherezade M.K. GhaziDeansupervisor
Dr. Ghada Riad El GuindyAssistant Professor Vice DeanCouncil
Dr. Hoda SayedLecturer
Abir Farag Abdel AzimAssistant lecturerStaff Members
Asmaa El Sayed  MohamedInstructor
NameFaculty Members  
Dr. Somaya Ahmed  BayoumyAssistant ProfessorHead of Department CouncilChairman
Dr. Cheherezade M.K. GhaziDeanHead of Community Health DepartmentCouncil
Dr. Ghada Riad El GuindyAssistant Professor Vice DeanHead of Adult Health Department
Farida Said Abdel MaksoudAssistant lecturerStaffStaff Members
Neema El NubiAssistant LecturerStaff

A. Professor Eglal H. Abdel Hakeim

Head of the Fundamentals of Nursing Department

Dr. Samah Zidan

Head of the Adult Health Nursing Department

A. Professor Fatma Aboul Khair Farag

Head of the Maternal and Child Health Care Department

A. Professor Naglaa Mahmoud Fathy

Head of the Child and Adolescent Health Department

Dr. Hoda Sayed

Head of the Family and Community Health Department

A. Professor Somaya Mohamed Bayoumi

Head of the Nursing Administration Department

Career Opportunities

Graduating from nursing school is an accomplishment anyone should be proud of.

The future is bright. You can specialize in patient care groups, medical practices, or technology. Healthcare jobs are continually in demand. In addition, the future of healthcare jobs is full of innovation, learning opportunities, and stability.

The future opportunities for nursing graduates are multiple and within a wide variety of specialties and an array of setups that will meet anyone’s dreams.

Think about your characteristics and what makes you feel the most meaningful; where you can make the greatest use of your disposition and skill set will help you excel.

You’ll need to consider:

  • The kind of facility you want to work at.
  • The size of the facility and care group.
  • The number and type of patients you would provide the best service to.
  • What areas of interest you are open to.

Facilities are very nuanced. Apply to places that are going to put you on the best route. Are you someone who thrives on friendly patient relationships who would be good at long term care? Or do you prefer a busy environment full of changing situations?

Not all nursing jobs are the same. If you have a sensitive nature, you may be better suited for nursing specialties like camp nursing, crisis nursing, or family practice nursing. On the opposite end of the spectrum, high-energy nurses with strong emotional resilience may find a future as a trauma center nurse ,a critical care nurse, poison information specialist, or nurse anesthetist working in the OR.

Keep your expectations realistic. Nursing is a huge responsibility, and that responsibility is earned over time. Starting your career, you may not land your dream job. But you will gain the insight and experience to be on your way.

The future of nursing is guaranteed to be full of promise. Today’s nursing shortage is continuing to grow as the population ages and healthcare technology is developing.

The registered nurse career path is a lucrative one. Nurses increasingly take more central roles in inpatient care. High tech healthcare means more demand for highly skilled registered nurses. Ongoing education, specialization, and experience mean continual opportunity for upgrading your salary. If career advancement is a motivator, consider staying in larger facilities or medical service providers. Where there are more floors, there are more ladders to the top.

Start your career with a mind toward growth. Wishing you all the best in your career selection.

Graduate Occupational Profile

The graduate will be able to work in the following areas:

Assess patient health problems and needs, develop and implement nursing care plans, and maintain medical records.

Administer nursing care to ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled patients.

May advise patients on health maintenance and disease prevention or provide case management.

Certified Operating Room Nurse (CNOR),

Charge Nurse,

Emergency Department RN (Emergency Department Registered Nurse),

Oncology RN (Oncology Registered Nurse),

Operating Room Registered Nurse (OR RN),

Psychiatric RN (Psychiatric Registered Nurse),

Relief Charge Nurse,

School health Nurse,

Staff Nurse

Adult Health Nurse

Clinical Nurse leader

Clinical Nurse specialist

Critical Care Nursing

Acute Care Nurses

Nurse advisor in pharmaceutical companies

Teacher in technical schools or universities

Health educator

Manager of small clinics

Nursing Director in large hospitals

Nurse Administrator at all levels of health set ups

Ministry oh Health higher administrative levels

Army and Ministry of Interior

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Curricular Concentration: Science

Percentage: A minimum of 55%

Applicant score should add up to a minimum of 55% after conversion for all certificates.