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YOUR NURSING STUDY IN DRESDEN
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  • Start: Winter semester 2024/2025
  • Type of study: Full-time
  • Length of study: 7 semesters / shortened with training qualification
  • Degree: Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)
  • Courses: usually 4 days per week

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Together we are shaping the future of nursing!

The increasingly complex nursing processes require people (nurses) with a good education in theory and practice, who can also question processes and develop and improve them with scientific evidence. The qualitative and technical requirements for the nursing profession are constantly increasing due to the increase in the complexity of care. Against this background, the Dresden University of Applied Sciences offers the new Bachelor's degree programme "Nursing (B.Sc.)". With this degree programme, the FHD is making its contribution to academisation in the health professions.

Why should you study Nursing at FHD?

Develop standards and guidelines:

With your nursing degree, you will acquire targeted know-how to help develop quality management concepts, guidelines and standards in nursing facilities.

Solutions for practice:

Our professors and lecturers will teach you the latest scientific findings in the context of nursing. We enable you to work on research-based solutions to problems and to transfer them into practice.

More than just nursing:

Through academic nursing education, you will not only gain the theoretical and practical skills to care for all age groups, but we will enable you to manage and design highly complex care processes based on current scientific findings.

Zusatzqualifikation Praxisanleiter*in:

Da du im Studium auch schon den theoretischen Anteil der Weiterbildung zum/zur Praxisanleiter*in absolvierst, erhältst du nach deinem Studienabschluss und einem Jahr Berufspraxis deinen Praxisanleiter*in-Schein und kannst angehende Pflegekräfte, egal ob Azubis oder Studierende, in der Ausbildung betreuen und anleiten.

Security perspective:

In the face of digitization, personalities are needed who can help shape this transformation and integrate it into existing processes. In the nursing degree program, you learn everything that will be important in the future.

The most important facts at a glance

Program Profile

The aim of the study program "Nursing (B.Sc.)" is to impart professional qualifying knowledge and skills as well as specialized and methodological knowledge in order to be able to provide independent, comprehensive and process-oriented nursing care for people of all ages in acute and permanent inpatient as well as outpatient nursing situations. In addition to the professional competencies, you will also acquire the necessary personal, social, intercultural, communicative and the underlying learning competencies including the ability to transfer knowledge and self-reflection.

A special feature of the study program is the legally detailed and very extensive practical training components. Six practical modules are integrated into the program. You will complete these practical phases in inpatient and outpatient facilities for long-term and short-term care, in children's facilities and in emergency and intensive care medicine. In order to prepare you in the best possible way for the practical assignments, the practical transfer takes place in the "Skills Lab" in addition to the theoretical basics. This offers you a learning environment in which practical skills and competencies of nursing processes and situations can be practiced and learned.

In the course of your studies, you will thus acquire specialist and methodological knowledge in the fields of nursing science and research, acute, long-term and palliative and evidence-based nursing, hygiene, physiology, pharmacology, neurology, oncology, emergency and intensive care medicine, pediatrics and gerontology, as well as other relevant content and framework conditions of the care system.

Study contents

The study includes the following topics and more:

  • medical basics
  • Public Health & Health Promotion
  • Communication
  • Innovation in nursing
  • Evidenced Based Nursing
  • Nursing processes
  • Nursing Education
  • Inpatient long-term care
  • Inpatient acute care
  • Outpatient acute and long-term care
  • Bachelor thesis

Our student advisors and professors will of course also be happy to advise you personally and answer all your questions about the course content.

Degree and career prospects

Upon successful completion of the program, you will receive the internationally recognized Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.Sc.).

The career prospects for graduates are diverse. You can work independently and in a process-oriented manner for all age groups in all care facilities, such as geriatric care, in hospitals or in the outpatient sector. Furthermore, you can also participate scientifically in the improvement and further development of complex care processes. 

Possible fields of employment for graduates are in

  • Hospitals
  • outpatient nursing services
  • nursing management and leadership
  • nursing science research as well as
  • in education and training and
  • at professional associations as well as health insurance companies.
  • Successful completion of the program and the integrated state examination, which is jointly chaired by the university and the relevant state authority, also includes admission to the title of "nursing specialist" or "nursing specialist".

In addition, the degree qualifies the student for admission to an advanced master's degree program.

Tuition and funding

As a private university, we offer you many advantages and services from the first interest in a place at our university to your graduation - and beyond. With us, you are not just an anonymous matriculation number, but we accompany you individually, purposefully, supportively and challengingly on YOUR way through your studies. 

In order to be able to offer you this high quality of study, we have to charge tuition fees. As a private university, the FHD is not supported by public funds, but has to finance itself completely.

In the dual study program Nursing (B.Sc.), you will receive a monthly payment of at least €1200 from your practice partner to cover your tuition fees. 

Your practice partner may also cover some or all of your tuition fees. We will support you in your search for a suitable practice partner. As you only work 25 hours per week during the practical phases, you can, if you wish, earn some extra money by working additional hours in your practice company.

We would be happy to look at your individual situation with you and give you an overview of the various options for financing your dream degree course!

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Study requirements and application

You want to get started right away? You can apply at any time.

For the admission to the NC-free study program Nursing Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) you need either

  • the general university entrance qualification or
  • the advanced technical college entrance qualification or
  • a subject-related university entrance qualification (in the field of business or similar).

If you have any questions about the application process, please contact our student advising team.

Our partner universities worldwide

Du willst während deines Studiums Auslandserfahrung sammeln? An der FHD hast du die Möglichkeit, ein Auslandssemester an einer unserer Partnerhochschulen in einem Land deiner Wahl zu absolvieren. Auch beim Thema Work & Travel, Au pair oder Auslandspraktikum ist unser International Office für dich da. Dein Auslandsabenteuer wartet schon auf dich!

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