Working in the healthcare industry is the reward of years of study, experience and practice. Choosing the right university or college can be a challenge, but when the right choice is made, you can be assured of a lifetime of career fulfillment. There are many reasons why studying nursing abroad is popular among international students. Some of these reasons include:
- A smaller student to lecturer ratio – in many institutions abroad, instructions are held in small groups where the students can be more focused and have a better understanding.
- Better job prospects – Prospective students choose a nursing study abroad destination where they believe they will get a better learning experience, a broader and global perspective which can give the needed edge in todays fiercely competitive labor market.
Below is a list of top destinations you should consider
Being among the most popular tourist destinations in Europe, the Cyprus higher-education is well known around Europe and the world for educational excellence. Many international students choose to study abroad in Cyprus, has it offers world class education at an affordable cost. In addition to this, international students are eligible for scholarships or discounted tuition. Through our partnership with the leading and largest private University in Cyprus, the University of Nicosia, Nigerian and other international prospective nursing students are eligible for up to 20% discount off the original tuition fees. International students also have the opportunity to benefit from several scholarships that the university Nicosia offers. Living expenses in Cyprus is low compared to countries in other parts of Europe.
Despite high cost of living in the major cities and an expensive cost of study, the United Kingdom has continued to attract students from all over the globe to its Colleges and Universities. The United Kingdom offers world class education in a multicultural world, this can help in making you ready for the life that you will have after university. International students can apply for, or benefit from scholarship or discounted tuition from universities offering any. Our educational partners, University of Central Lancashire offers international nursing students the opportunity to pay £3,900 for the first year, and then pay the full tuition of £9,000 for the final three years. The University College Plymouth offers a 2.5% discount when international students make full payment before or at the time of the registration.
Canadian high-educational institutions are among the most affordable compared to other countries like the United States, Australia or the United Kingdom. Many students choose to study nursing abroad in Canada because they have the chance to study in two languages, English and/or French. Students will be part of a globally recognized educational system and also have the possibility to build a solid career in the healthcare industry. Canada also offers many study programs at certificate, degree or continuing education level. Many of these study programs last two years at a $5000 rate per annum.
Study nursing in South Africa
South Africa is a unique country with a rich culture. South African institutions offer nursing courses at a more affordable cost compared to universities in Europe, they also boast a prestigious and innovative higher education system. Our educational partners, the University of Kwazulu Natal offers international students the opportunity to study nursing at an affordable cost, tuition fees for a nursing degree is about $3400 per annum.
Study nursing in Australia
For international students, Australia is a popular destination to study nursing abroad. Australia offers great post study career prospect, innovative university teaching methods and a comparatively affordable tuition. Our educational partners, Murdoch University offers a number of scholarships, internal and external study options. Studying nursing at the Murdoch University costs approximately $26000 per annum.
International students are increasingly choosing to study nursing in Bulgaria. Nursing is offered as a 4 year course in Bulgaria and at a very affordable cost. Studying nursing with any of our educational partners which include, the Medical University Pleven, Sofia University, Medical University Varna cost between 3000 – 4000Euros per annum. Accommodation and living costs are generally cheap in Bulgaria, with an estimate of about 300 to 500euros per month. Bulgaria is a European Union country.
Our educational partners, the Lithuanian University of Health Sciences has been the Alma Mater of many international students and over 440 currently enrolled full-time foreign students from 42 countries including Nigeria, Ghana, Israel, Spain, Sweden, Lebanon, Poland, India, South Korea, Germany, Ireland and the United Kingdom to name a few. Studying nursing at the Lithuanian University of Health Sciences costs about 5500Euros in tuition fee annually. The prospective student must be able to speak English and also take the IELTS test. Students will gain a lot of field and practical training in various hospitals and clinics while studying at the university which gives you a broader and wider learning experience.
Every country needs properly trained medical practitioners and nurses. The nursing profession is a highly rewarding job opportunity all over the world.