To be able to graduate from IPNU, students must study for at least four years, obtain 113 credits from compulsory subjects, and at least 16 credits from optional subjects, for a total of at least 129 credits.
The study requirements for each area/field are as follows. Please see the syllabus for the number of credits for each subject at the university, the year level, study hours and the class subjects according to year of training.
|Area||Field||Compulsory Subjects||Optional subjects||合計|
|Liberal Arts||Human Science||7 credits||At least 4 credits||At least 11 credits|
|Social Science||5 credits||At least 2 credits||At least 8 credits|
|Environment Science||2 credits||At least 1 credits||At least 3 credits|
|Information Technology||2 credits||At least 2 credits||At least 4 credits|
|International Studies||3 credits||At least 2 credits||At least 5 credits|
|Subtotal||19 credits||At least 12 credits||At least 31 credits|
|Nursing Studies||Comprehension of Life
in Health and Illness
|20 credits||At least 1 credit||At least 21 credit|
|Nursing Fundamentals||13 credits||–||At least 13 credit|
|Nursing Assistance Methods||33 credits||–||At least 33 credit|
|Nursing Practicums||21 credits||–||21 credits|
|Further Nursing Studies||7 credits||At least 3 credits*2||At least 10 credits|
|Subtotal||94 credits||At least 4 credits||At least 98 credits|
|Total||113 credits||At least 16 credits||At least 129 credits|
*1 Of the 2 or more optional subject credits in the International Studies field in Liberal Arts, 1 or more credit must be obtained from the subjects of ‘German’, ‘Chinese’ or ‘Russian Language’.
*2 Of the 3 or more optional subject credits in the ‘Further Nursing Studies’ field in Nursing Studies, 2 or more credits must be obtained from the subjects of ‘Nursing Administration II’, ‘Global Health Nursing’ or ‘Disaster Nursing’.
*3 For students wishing to apply for a Type 2 License in School Nursing, they must obtain credits from the two optional subjects ‘Law and Society’ and ‘Computer and Academic Literacy’.